Low interest rates on equity release products are driving more people to enquire about switching plans, specialist adviser Bower Retirement has said.
In a recent study the firm found more than half of advisers had seen a rise in clients looking to move their existing deal to a lower rate. About 12% had even reported a 'substantial increase' in interest...
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
Third highest monthly figure since 1993
'Cannot normalise this level of loss'
There is no shortage of IFA firms looking to sell up, writes Daniel Baade. However, the big question is how to finance the acquisition of IFA or wealth management firms...
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