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Why advise on lifetime mortgages
It’s no surprise that more and more people are using their home as a genuine asset. With equity release lending reaching £6.2 billion in 2022, lifetime mortgages are becoming a popular option for homeowners to access the cash tied up in their home.
To help you get started, we’ve outlined below some reasons why you may want to advise on a lifetime mortgage.
As of 2022, homeowners in the UK collectively hold over £4.4 trillion in property wealth, positioning homeowner equity as the second largest asset held by the over 55's. This shows the increasingly important role property wealth can play in people’s retirement planning.
Better regulation in the industry and more financial education available means that lifetime mortgages are becoming a more viable option for over 55s to unlock cash in later life.
Equity release study portal
We know that many advisers will be struggling at this time with the lack of face to face workshops. That’s why we’ve developed an online portal where you can study for your ER1 exam at home, and at your own pace.