Equity release (FS29)

Many older people consider releasing equity in their property in order to improve their financial situation; this factsheet helps to identify the various options available and important things to consider before making such an arrangement.

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making the most of equity release: perspectives from key players

The issue of care and support for the elderly is high on the political agenda. This volume makes a valuable contribution to the debate about how this provision could be funded. In the chapters that follow, there is thorough analysis of the issues and,

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Use of Housing Equity for Beginners: A self training module

This self training module is for people who want to understand the basic ideas behind use of housing equity in later life and the main types of equity release schemes. It is aimed at: – older people & their families – volunteers who work with older

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Retirement Plus Equity Release

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Raising money from your home

This is aimed at home owners who would like to have a regular income, a cash lump sum or both. It explains how equity release scheme could do this, how they work & the risks, and how money might be raised in other ways.

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Ready, steady… but not quite go – Older home owners and equity release: a review

Report investigating the current system of equity release and possible developments in the future.

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Equity Release and income-related benefits (Oct 2006)

Considers issues to be taken into account by anyone considering releasing equity from their home.

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Equity release (Factsheet 65)

This factsheet provides information about different types of equity release schemes such as lifetime mortgages and home reversion schemes. It includes information on: – what to consider before deciding on a particular scheme – equity release regulation

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