Equity release values rise but plan numbers decrease

The total value of equity released from property in the third quarter rose 18.8% to just over £1bn.


Standard Life launches new equity release range


Standard Life Home Finance, the new joint venture between Standard Life, has revealed details of its first range of equity release products. 


11.6m received inheritance in past 10 years 

More than 11.6m people have received an inheritance in the past 10 years with 47 the average age at which people receive a windfall, new research has revealed.


Over-55s taking smaller equity release sums

In the first quarter of this year the number of over-55s turning to equity release products increased year on year but they took less cash out on average than previously.

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