London rents increase by 25 per cent in six years
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London rents increase by 25 per cent in six years

London rents increase by 25 per cent in six years Source: Mortgage Strategy By Emma Simon 4th June 2018 11:34 am Rental prices in th? ????t?l increased b? 25.9 ??r ??nt b?tw??n 2011 ?nd 2017, wh?l? wages r??? by ju?t 9.1 ??r cent over the same period. These ?r???? r?fl??t th? cost ?f renting a two-bedroom fl?t, wh??h,…

Lifetime Mortgage, What is it?
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Lifetime Mortgage, What is it?

A Guide To  A Lifetime Mortgage by : S?m B?rk?r Source: Telegraph In this article the aim is to look at a lifetime mortgage and what it entails. Th??? thinking ?f releasing ???h from their h?u??? h?v? t? ??nt?nd w?th a b?w?ld?r?ng ?rr?? of products ?nd jargon. C?nfu??ngl?, even the ?qu?t? release industry ?t??lf ??n…

Pensioners earn £7,000 a year from their homes
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Pensioners earn £7,000 a year from their homes

Pensioners earn £7,000 a year from their homes The average over-65 homeowner in Great Britain has seen property wealth gains worth £159,000 – the equivalent of £7,000 per year in the 23 years they have owned their home, analysis from Key Retirement has showed. Over-65s in London have been the biggest winners with property prices…

equity release offers over 55’s
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equity release offers over 55’s

Most over-55s are unaware of what equity release offers Only one in 10 over-55 homeowners are aware of the features contained in an equity release product, SunLife search shows. Most don’t realise the products can be used to move house after taking out such a plan, while most aren’t aware that the cash can be…

Retirement Advantage launches lead generation equity release workshops
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Retirement Advantage launches lead generation equity release workshops

Retirement Advantage launches lead generation equity release workshops Source : Mortgage Introducer Retirement income provider Retirement Advantage will launch a series of lead generation training workshops to help equity release advisers grow their businesses and tap into the fast-growing equity release market. The sessions, led by Retirement Advantage’s head of sales Les Pick and specialist…

Responsible lending: advisers need to look out for potentially vulnerable clients
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Responsible lending: advisers need to look out for potentially vulnerable clients

Responsible lending: advisers need to look out for potentially vulnerable clients Source Financial Reporter Assessing and defining the needs of vulnerable clients has long been an issue in the financial services industry and remains an important topic today. For advisers in the equity release market, this is as prevalent an issue as ever, making it…