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Use this section to find out exactly how the different type of equity release schemes work and how you can use the most suitable type of deal for your needs to suit your ends.

Jun 06, 2018

Top tips for downsizing

With more and more homeowners moving to smaller properties later in life, the National Ass...
Jan 04, 2017

How to use a lifetime mortgage

Lifetime mortgages can provide money for your retirement without the headache of making re...
Jan 03, 2017

How to use a home reversion plan

Home reversion schemes are an alternative method of releasing equity from your property to...
Dec 22, 2016

Case study – Home reversion plans

Gail Shaw, 77, had previously looked into home reversion plans but was unsure about taking...

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Dec 22, 2016

Case study – Lifetime mortgages

Dec 07, 2016

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Feb 25, 2013

54% shop around for equity release

Jan 24, 2013

10,000+ released equity in 2012


Oct 19, 2018

Equity release booms as £1bn released in the third quarter of this year

A staggering £11m of property wealth is withdrawn every day by older homeowners
Oct 09, 2018

Saga launches ‘regular payment’ equity release deal

Sep 26, 2018

Stamp duty cuts not enough to help over-65s downsize

Sep 24, 2018

Number of equity release products doubled over last two years

Product innovation has boosted the sector, with many families releasing property wealth to...
Sep 21, 2018

Growth in older households creates problems for downsizers

Sep 06, 2018

Homeowners over 65 see their property’s value rise by £800 a month

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