Insights

How equity release can help ease financial pressures of the coronavirus pandemic

23 March 2020

The social distancing measures designed to curb the spread of COVID-19 are causing huge ramifications for the economy – made up of thousands of personal stories of unpaid leave, reduced hours, redundancy and businesses struggling to stay afloat. Equity release could ease financial pressures for families and businesses to help them get through the economic emergency’. Read more

Supporting equity release clients through coronavirus uncertainty

19 March 2020

COVID-19 is creating uncertain times, with daily briefings from the government about the developing situation. At 55Plus Equity Release, we’ve introduced telephone and video call appointments, as well as other innovations, to support clients while we need to practise social distancing. Read more

The benefits of growing old in your own home

18 March 2020

One of the most popular reasons for equity release is to fund care to enable people to stay in the familiar surroundings of their own home – and the research suggests this brings lots of additional benefits. Read more

New adviser joins 55+ Equity Release

9 March 2020

We’re delighted that experienced adviser Brian Hall is joining the 55+ Equity Release team. Brian has more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services sector and delivers a first-class service for clients. Read more

Our new 55Plus Equity Release logo

2 March 2020

55Plus Equity Release has grown considerably over the last two years – so we’ve updated our brand to reflect where our company is now – and where we’re heading. Read more

Younger homeowners expected to release property equity in 2020

27 February 2020

A survey by a leading equity release lender suggests the average age of homeowners looking to release equity from their property will fall this year – and this makes the need for expert, independent advice stronger than ever. Read more

Women not saving enough for retirement

20 February 2020

Recent surveys suggest that women are not saving enough for a comfortable retirement. However, rising property wealth among the over 55s may help offset pension shortfalls. Read more

Demand for equity release drawdown surges

13 February 2020

Three-quarters of new equity release plans written in the third quarter of last year were for drawdown products – showing that the over 55s are increasingly looking for flexible retirement finances. Read more

Equity release used to age-proof homes by over 55s

6 February 2020

One in eight equity release applicants are using their property wealth to make their home safer as they age, according to a new survey. Read more

Equity release product choice doubles

29 January 2020

If you’re considering releasing equity from your home, you have more options than ever before – making it more important than ever to get expert advice to help you navigate your way through the equity release maze. Read more

‘It was very easy when our 55Plus Equity Release adviser spoke to us – it was like we had known her all our life.’

LS, successful over 55 equity release scheme applicant, Gravesend, Kent

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Our guide will help you work out how your home could help you realise your dreams.

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