Equity release allows you to live your life to the full, while remaining living in your family home. In recent years there has been a huge growth in innovative equity release products, at low interest rates and with bargains to be had. It can be organised quickly and efficiently too, in around six weeks from initial consultation. But there are restrictions, and some potential clients have concerns about losing their home. So what do you need to know?
If you want to be enjoying your property abroad by this summer it’s time to get busy. Life doesn’t get much more exciting than that first momentous step of booking a viewing trip, but making the trip really count is another matter entirely. Read our guide to getting the best from your time and money when viewing property abroad.
If you’d like to buy a property abroad but don’t quite have the cash, could you release funds from your UK property? Many homeowners aged over 55 have the option of using the equity built up in their property, tax-free, as cash without selling up or downsizing.