Equity Release

Understanding Stamp Duty

Posted by on Oct 6, 2016 in Conveyancing, Equity Release | 0 comments

If you are purchasing a house that costs over £125,000, you will have to pay what’s called a ‘Stamp Duty Land Tax’. This tax is payable for both freehold and leasehold properties, regardless of whether you are buying the property with a mortgage or outright. As the stamp duty tax is calculated...

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Why opt for Equity Release?

Posted by on Aug 17, 2016 in Equity Release | 0 comments

For many of our equity release clients, knowing the pros and cons of taking out an Equity Release Mortgage, or as it is sometimes called – lifetime mortgage is paramount. Whilst this article will not answer all the questions, especially when it come to your unique situation (you will have to...

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Quick Guide to Equity Release

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Equity Release | 0 comments

What is it? In it’s simplest form, Equity release is a mortgage that allows you to release money tied up in your home. It is designed for people who do not want to move home and hope to remain in their house until their death or when they need to enter long term care. What are the benefits? An...

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