The equity release sector saw a record-breaking second quarter this year, with the number of new customers and total lending value both up significantly year-on-year, the latest Equity Release Council figures show.
Between April and June 2017, over-55s withdrew a total of £701m from their homes - the highest figure in any single three-month period since the council began recording quarterly activity in 2002. It represents...
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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