Home reversion is a form of equity release scheme which allows you to continue living in your house while accessing the equity built into it, in the form of a lump sum. By undertaking a release of equity from your home is an important decision that has life changing implications, and as such, it is […]Read More
An enhanced lifetime mortgage scheme is designed especially for clients who have a shorter than average life expectancy due to a chronic illness or lifestyle choices. A shorter term of loan allows the provider to lend or release a higher than normal or enhanced amount. Although there are no ‘enhanced’ home reversion plans available, and […]Read More
Home Reversion Schemes – Why Am I Still Responsible for the Maintenance of my House if I No Longer Own it?
Home reversion plans come with certain caveats which potential applicants should be aware of before committing a lifetime to them. In essence, with a home reversion scheme, you sell a percentage value of your property to a home reversion provider in exchange for tax free cash. Because home reversion plans do not involve taking out […]Read More
One of the most significant concerns that people have with equity release schemes is that compounding interest on the loan can increase the debt to a point where the sale value of the house is not sufficient to repay the debt. A situation wherein the debt is larger than the value of the home, so […]Read More
The two common misconceptions about home reversion schemes are that you are required to sell 100% of your property to the loan provider, and second, that you cannot release the full amount of equity from your house. Both of these are false. It is not mandatory to exchange 100% of your house to the equity […]Read More