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.
The regulator has invited industry and consumer views on equity release as part of a new study of the mortgage market, following its implementation of the Mortgage Market Review (MMR). It wants to see...
Once-in-a-lifetime out, necessities in
£3.4bn released last year
And mortgage lending
To communicate equity release's wider opportunities and benefits, writes Chris Flowers, providers and advisers need to think about how best to engage not only its usual target audience but also their families
Range from 24 to 59 years old
Directors to pay upwards of £6m
Sanlam on Demand
No need for wet signatures
Fees play a big part