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Equity Release for Inheritance Tax (IHT) Planning

Equity Release for Inheritance Tax (IHT) Planning

February 3, 2024

Equity release is a type of mortgage that allows people aged 55 or over release the money that has been tied up in their home. They won’t be charged tax on this amount and will […]


January 15, 2024

What is L&G’s New Payment Term Lifetime Mortgage (PTLM)?

What is L&G’s New Payment Term Lifetime Mortgage (PTLM)?

Legal & General have released a new equity release product, called a Payment Term Lifetime Mortgage. This type of mortgage is available to anyone aged 50 or over, who are currently still working but looking […]

December 23, 2023

Mis-Sold Equity Release: Compensation Claims

Mis-Sold Equity Release: Compensation Claims

Mis-sold equity release happens when an equity release customer signs up to get a loan without understanding the scheme. This can have devastating consequences, as it is difficult to come out of equity release once […]

December 1, 2023

Equity Release Scams to Avoid

Equity Release Scams to Avoid

The equity release industry is growing year on year, with demand likely to increase due to increasing property prices and relatively low interest rates when it comes to equity release. With the rise in the […]

November 1, 2023

Can I Do Equity Release If I Have Japanese Knotweed?

Can I Do Equity Release If I Have Japanese Knotweed?

Japanese knotweed is an invasive weed that can cause you some issues when it comes to your property, getting a mortgage and applying for an equity release loan. This is because Japanese knotweed can cause […]

October 12, 2023

What is a Retirement Interest Only Mortgage: Benefits, Disadvantages, Eligibility & Vs Equity Release

What is a Retirement Interest Only Mortgage: Benefits, Disadvantages, Eligibility & Vs Equity Release

The older you get, the harder it becomes to adapt your mortgage terms. Retirement interest-only (RIO) mortgages were introduced with this in mind. They offer older people the opportunity to release money from their home […]

October 1, 2023

Protecting Your Mental Health In Retirement

Protecting Your Mental Health In Retirement

Protecting your mental health in retirement is essential. You are going through a huge transition that takes time to adapt to, and if you neglect yourself in the midst of this, you could end up […]

September 25, 2023

Does Equity Release Affect Jobseeker’s Allowance?

Does Equity Release Affect Jobseeker’s Allowance?

Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) is a state benefit for people who are currently unemployed, and are in the process of finding full-time paid work (1). The taxable funding from JSA is available to people in England, […]

September 19, 2023

Does Equity Release Affect Employment And Support Allowance (ESA)?

Does Equity Release Affect Employment And Support Allowance (ESA)?

Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) is a state benefit that can be claimed if you are unable to work due to an illness or disability (1). It is paid directly to the claimant every fortnight. […]

September 12, 2023

Does Equity Release Affect Attendance Allowance?

Does Equity Release Affect Attendance Allowance?

Attendance Allowance is a government benefit available to individuals of State Pension age who require care due to having a severe disability (1). This can be a physical or mental disability. As this form of […]