Thinking About Using Home Reversion to Pay for Your Care?
While a house can be a huge financial asset, it can only practically be a financial asset when it is turned into usable cash. It is common for people to own a home worth many thousands of pounds, but have insufficient cash flow in day-to-day life, or not have enough savings to meet large one […]Read More
Bridgewaters Flexible Release Plan: Two Home Reversion Plans on a Theme
Bridgewater’s Flexible Release Plan is currently the most flexible home reversion plan available on the market. It is designed to suit a range of customers, and offers attractive features such as high house price inflation protection and early vacancy guarantee that are not offered by its current competitors. The Flexible Release Plan consists of two […]Read More
Are There Any Early Repayment Charges on Home Reversion Plans?
One aspect of equity release schemes that consumers still have some reticence about is the level of potential early repayment charges. The size of the penalty will be determined by the lender initially selected, the size of the equity release loan and the time period it is redeemed from inception. The amount paid by the […]Read More
A Closer Look at the Bridgewater Flexible Release plan
There are currently three equity release providers offering home reversion plans. They are Hodge Lifetime’s Shared Growth Option, Newlife Mortgages’ Home Reversion Plan and Bridgewater’s Flexible Release Plan. Currently, Bridgewater’s Flexible Release Plan is the most flexible home reversion available. Bridgewater is a subsidiary of Grainger plc. The company has been operating in the home […]Read More
Which Equity Release Scheme Will Release the Most: Home Reversion or Lifetime Mortgage?
Deciding which equity release scheme works best for you, depends on your individual needs and circumstances. There are no fixed rules as to which type of equity release is better than the other, as what works for one person may not work as well for someone else. For instance, protecting the equity in a home […]Read More
What Type of People Are Home Reversion Schemes Most Suitable for?
We know that when retirement eventually dawns on us, that most will still have some baggage to carry into their golden years. This could be by way of a mortgage or secured loan, which once income drops in retirement, may affect their future affordability. This is just one of the categories of people that equity […]Read More
Are Home Reversions Misunderstood?
There are two types of equity release schemes: home reversion plans and lifetime mortgages. While lifetime mortgages have soared in popularity in recent years, the demand for home reversion plans seems to have steadily declined. While home reversion, like any other financial scheme has some disadvantages, it also has some redeeming qualities. The main feature […]Read More