News & Views

Key Partnerships: Equity release in the spotlight

Retirement news for Financial Advisers and Paraplanners

4 Jul 2018

Pensioners relying on their property to fund retirement andthe lack of options       retirees face when downsizing have all featured in the news in June.  If you have clients concerned about their retirement finances or clients who are struggling to downsize, equity release could be a solution for them.

Read some of the key news stories intended for intermediaries only from the industry below.

Pensioners ‘earning’ £7k a year from their homes


The average over-65 homeowner has seen property wealth gains worth £159,000, the equivalent of £7,000 per year in the 23 years they have owned their home, according to analysis from Key Retirement.

Is now a good time to take a lifetime mortgage?

Is now a good time to take a lifetime mortgage? I want to release some cash from my home next year but am worried rates will rise by then.

Lifetime mortgage or retirement interest-only - which is right for me?

This year older homeowners have had one extra home finance product to think about – retirement interest-only (RIO) mortgages.


Email this article Print Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Facebook Share on Google+


Not yet registered?

Please complete this form to join our community

Select your role:
Confirm Password

Visit the Key Partnerships sponsor area

Read more Key Partnerships articles and find out more about their Tools & Resources here..

Join the Panacea community

Join the Panacea community for free and recieve news, guides, whitepapers, event information, special offers and more!