How does equity release work?
If you're over 55 and a homeowner, equity release could help you to free up the funds tied up in your home. Here, we uncover what equity release is and compare the different equity release schemes available.
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- Equity release solicitors
Find out whether you need an equity release solicitor, how to find one and how much it’s likely to cost in fees.
- Equity release calculator
Find out the value of your property, and how much you could borrow, with our free equity release calculator.
- Is equity release safe?
It can help let you access additional funds, but is equity release a good idea?
- Enhanced lifetime mortgages
If you’re in poor health, an enhanced lifetime mortgage can help you unlock more of the equity in your home.
- Lump sum equity release
Unlock the equity in your home upfront with a lump sum lifetime mortgage.
- Interest only lifetime mortgages
If you want to unlock the equity in your home but keep your interest costs down, an interest-only lifetime mortgage could be for you.
- Find the best equity release rates
If you’ve decided to release some of the equity in your home, we explain how to find the best providers and rates.
- Drawdown equity release
Learn about what a drawdown lifetime mortgage entails, as well as the pros and cons of taking out this type of equity release plan.
- Equity release glossary
See through confusing industry jargon with these dictionary definitions.
- Equity release options for under-55s
If you’re under 55 and can’t access products such as lifetime mortgages and home reversion plans, read our in-depth guide on ways to release equity from your home.