HomeWhat is Equity Release?
There are two types of equity release; Lifetime Mortgages and Home Reversion plans. Both of these are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
By using an equity release product, a home owner can draw a lump sum or regular smaller sums from the value of their home, while remaining in their home.
Equity release can play a crucial role in retirement funding and the flexibility and safeguards which are built into plans that complies with the Equity Release Council product standards enable thousands of home owners every year to tap safely in to their housing wealth without having to worry about making monthly repayments.
If you are thinking of taking out an equity release plan then you need to find out as much as you can about your options and weigh up the advantages and disadvantages fully before you decide if equity release is right for you. A fully qualified financial adviser should help you to understand the steps involved and talk you through your options, the effects this might have on state benefits and tax and your obligations. And of course they can also explain the full benefits of equity release.
Part of a customer’s choice will be over the type of plan required. In the modern equity release market there are a range of products to choose from, with new and innovative products being created regularly. This means that whatever your equity release needs, there is likely to be an equity release plan available to meet them.
An Equity Release product will reduce the value of your estate, will not be suitable for everyone and may affect your entitlement to state benefits. To understand the features and risks, please ask for a personalised illustration.
Check that this mortgage will meet your needs if you want to move or sell your home or you want your family to inherit it.
If you are in doubt, seek independent advice.
WE ARE NOT AUTHORISED TO PROVIDE ADVICE FOR EQUITY RELEASE PRODUCTS. THIS WILL BE PASSED TO A SUITABLY QUALIFIED AND AUTHORISED SPECIALIST.
TO UNDERSTAND THE FEATURES AND RISKS ASK FOR A PERSONALISED ILLUSTRATION AN EQUITY RELEASE PRODUCT WILL REDUCE THE VALUE OF YOUR ESTATE, WILL NOT BE SUITABLE FOR EVERYONE AND MAY AFFECT YOUR ENTITLEMENT TO STATE BENEFIT.
the value of which will be confirmed at any initial meeting.
which is an appointed representative of PRIMIS Mortgage Network.
121 London Road Tel: 01438 814073
Knebworth Fax: 01438 817214
Stevenage Email: firstname.lastname@example.org