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What should I ask my mortgage advisor about Lifetime Mortgages?

Taking out a Lifetime Mortgage is a big decision, which is why it’s always worth talking to a mortgage advisor to make sure you choose a route that’s best for you. A Lifetime Mortgage could free up equity for you from your home without you having to downsize. Lifetime Mortgages have become a popular way …

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What’s the difference between equity release and a lifetime mortgage?

We’ve seen the terms Equity Release and Lifetime Mortgage used interchangeably a lot recently. So we put this article together to clear things up for you. Put simply, Lifetime Mortgages are a particular type of Equity Release. Equity Release refers to a range of products available that let you access equity (cash) that’s tied up …

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Could your home increase your pension pot?

The cash tied up in your home could help you have the retirement you’ve dreamt about. A growing number of homeowners are approaching retirement asset rich and cash poor, luckily retirees can now tap into the funds in their home to help achieve their retirement goals. Whether it’s amazing holidays, treating your children or even …

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Buy to Let landlords: Do you know what you need to know?

To avoid getting into trouble, or losing money, it’s vital to keep up to date with the latest law changes when it comes to Buy to Let properties. According to Accord Mortgages’ latest report: “Recent tax changes for Buy to Let properties have two major implications for landlords.” Firstly, landlords need to take the changes …

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What are the best ways to fund home improvements?

According to Zoopla, converting a loft would typically set you back around £20,000, while swapping the garage for living space would cost between £10,000 and £15,000. And while they’re usually cheaper than moving home completely, home improvements still need to be funded. There are a few options, including equity release which can be considered:  1. …

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How can female millennials better their financial futures?

Almost 60% of women do not engage in aspects of their financial well-being: investing, insurance, retirement and other long-term planning. The UBS Investor Watch: Own your worth report recently conducted research on how women around the world handle their finances. The report surveyed nearly 3,700 married women, widows and divorcees in Brazil, Germany, Hong Kong, …

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Is equity release right for you? Are there other options to consider?

New research by Canada Life Home Finance has shown that home owners taking out equity release mortgages on their properties have helped 46 first time buyers get on to the housing ladder each week in 2018. But, despite the growing popularity of equity release it’s not always the best option for everyone. There are alternatives …

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