Equity release

Andrea Rozario: The unenviable position of politicians

Andrea Rozario takes a property-related look at this year's Budget and says she does not envy politicans one bit right now...

Royal London takes 30% stake in equity release provider

Royal London has taken a 30% stake in equity release provider Responsible Group as it predicts later life lending "will become a core part of financial planning".

Bob Champion: Crunch time for Sunak as Budget 2021 nears

Bob Champion looks ahead to next week's Budget - which he says is one of the most important delivered by any Chancellor, at any time...

David Burrowes: Joined-up retirement planning need ‘never been greater’

A holistic approach to funding retirement is now crucial, argues David Burrowes. Here he outlines how the UK’s £4trn untapped property wealth has an important role to play

Andrea Rozario: Equity release not just ‘later life’ lending

Andrea Rozario looks at the shifting demographics of the equity release market and says products must reflect the decreasing average age of clients

Bob Champion: Grappling with debt and mythology

Bob Champion looks at the impact of QE on government debt, asks if the whole concept needs a rethink and applies the logic to equity release in his latest column for RP

Bob Champion: Learning how to retire

Bob Champion is on a learning curve - learning how to retire...

Andrea Rozario: Equity release – the next generation

Andrea Rozario returns to RP with the first in a regular series of columns on equity release. Here she spells out why the market can only get bigger

Bob Champion: Will housing play a more central role in retirement planning?

As Covid-19 continues to disrupt the job market, Bob Champion looks at the employment prospects of the over 50s and asks if their housing wealth could or should form part of their retirement plans...

Equity release rebounds in Q3 after lockdown slump

The amount of equity withdrawn from homes has rebounded after a slump during the coronavirus lockdown but remains slightly down year-on-year.

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