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9 Surprising things that affect your home’s value

When it comes to anything that might affect the value of our homes most of us are like little Meerkats - always on the lookout for potential threats and ready to alert the neighbours.  And, whilst we’re all well aware of the importance of location, location, location (Thank you Kirsty and Phil) and the positive [...]

By |July 25th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 9 Surprising things that affect your home’s value

Top 5 Equity Release Terms Explained

Here at The Right Equity Release we’re big fans of speaking in plain English and tend to prefer this over all that jargon filled waffle. In our opinion there is nothing worse than a load of financial acronyms, all designed to impress rather than help. So, in that vain we thought it might be useful [...]

By |July 17th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top 5 Equity Release Terms Explained

Equity Release increases in popularity among women

According to the Equity Release Council’s Spring 2019 report, single women over 55 accounted for over 1/4 of new equity release agreements made in late 2018, that’s a 50% increase on 2017. So, what are the drivers behind this demographic shift? A combination of 3 main factors seem responsible  for this pretty sizeable shift; the [...]

By |July 4th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Equity Release increases in popularity among women

5 Top Tips for first time Cruisers

Thinking of embarking on your very first cruise? 5 Top Tips before you hoist your sail out of old Blighty. With holiday season upon us I just couldn’t resist another travel focussed article. A lot of our customers seem to love a good cruise so I decided to ask around and do a bit of [...]

By |June 19th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Top Tips for first time Cruisers

Bag yourself the best summer holiday deal

Madonna is blasting out of your speakers, the flip flops are out, new swimwear has been purchased and you’re all stocked up on factor 50. Now all you need is a holiday that won’t see you forced to wear the same swimwear in 2020 (shocking suggestion I know). Of course with summer looming and with [...]

By |June 6th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bag yourself the best summer holiday deal

Refurbish your home with Equity Release

Make your home perfect! Any fans of the longstanding show Location, Location, Location will most likely be familiar with Kirsty and Phil’s newer Channel 4 show Love it or List it. Here, we once again see this TV couple pitted against each other to win the coveted, post-show, drink in the pub. However, rather than [...]

By |May 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Refurbish your home with Equity Release

Top Tips for Equity Release

Equity Release Top Tips & Support Maybe you’ve got your sights set on a luxurious trip around the world, perhaps it’s a shiny new kitchen, a way to support the family or quite simply a comfortable retirement with a few of life’s luxuries. Well, whatever your reason for considering Equity Release, and finding yourself here [...]

By |May 23rd, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top Tips for Equity Release

Popularity of Equity Release continues to grow

Ok so we might not be quite up there with Game of Thrones, the royal baby and oat milk (the next big thing to add to your coffee in 2019) in trending terms but the Equity Release Market has moved up the popularity rankings to it’s highest ever position. Now, while this may not see [...]

By |May 16th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Popularity of Equity Release continues to grow

Where on earth to retire to?

Following on from last week’s blog about a retirement place in the sun, I thought I’d have a little snoop around and see where the most popular retirement destinations are right now. So, I was chuffed when I came across International Living’s Global Retirement Index 2019. This comprehensive survey combines good old hard facts and [...]

By |May 7th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Where on earth to retire to?

Don’t despair, with a good Adviser down-valuations aren’t the end

How could down-valuation affect my equity release? So, the lifetime mortgage lender doesn’t quite agree with the property valuation for your home. Don’t despair, all is definitely not lost, it’s not all doom and gloom just yet. What it does mean however is that you definitely need a really good equity release adviser on your [...]

By |April 11th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Don’t despair, with a good Adviser down-valuations aren’t the end