The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is considering its regulation of the equity release market amid concerns a "dirty word" reputation has led to an under-functioning market.
Logical step? Using equity release to pay for LTC
The appeal of using property wealth as an extra source of retirement income continues to grow, according to figures indicating record amounts of equity release lending.
Breaking the equity release taboo
Retirement Advantage has pulled a number of products from the equity release market, leaving just its Interest Select Gold deal at 5.99% available to customers.
It’s not easy being an adviser (but why should it be?)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has banned an equity release and mortgage adviser for making illegitimate transfers totalling £1m.
Why Martin Lewis has got it wrong on equity release
Everything advisers need to know on equity release
A takeover deal between equity release specialist Bower Retirement Services and IFA Sixty Plus has been dropped after the advice firm decided to pull out.
Bower Retirement Services, an advice operation specialising in equity release, has bought IFA firm Sixty Plus.
Legal & General (L&G) is to buy equity release provider New Life Home Finance (Newlife) for £5m.
Andrea Rozario on the surge in demand for equity release and the opportunities for properly qualified advisers
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Pensions experts have called for the government to help savers access their pensions tax-free to fund long-term care.
Andrea Rozario, chairman of Bower Retirement Services and former director general of the Equity Release Council (ERC), has sounded a call to arms for advisers to get involved in the equity release sector.
The comeback kid: Why annuities aren't finished yet
Equity release is growing strongly and Bower Retirement Services is looking to recruit more advisers. Helen Morrissey talks to new chairperson Andrea Rozario about her new role and the outlook for equity release.
The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has ordered an equity release provider to repay a client the cost of a lifetime mortgage after it found the client had received bad advice.
Fiona Murphy writes on the equity release market's surge in momentum.
The Equity Release Solicitors' Alliance (ERSA) has issued an alert to advisers after it became concerned more could be advising consumers on the products "not fully aware of the requirements".
In this week's RP quick fire poll we asked readers to tell us how they expect the equity release market to develop.
Equity release specialist Bower Retirement Services has set out plans to double its adviser force following an upturn in business volumes.
In this week's quick-fire poll we ask: Do you advise on equity release?