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  • YOUR MARCH 2021 ISSUE IS NOW LIVE

    24 February 2021

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  • Equity release market resilient despite Covid

    3 February 2021

    The equity release market remained resilient through 2020 despite facing extraordinary challenges, say industry commentators, as the latest figures showed total lending across the market was just 1% lower than 2019.  A total of 40,337 new plans were agreed in 2020 compared with 44,870 in 2019, according to the latest figures from the Equity...

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  • Leasehold reforms to ‘end some of the worst practices’

    10 January 2021

    Millions of leaseholders will be given the right to extend their lease by a maximum term of 990 years at zero ground rent as part of the Government’s clampdown on the high cost of extending a lease.  Under the current law many people face high ground rents, which combined with a mortgage, can cause costs to escalate.The...

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  • Just Mortgages launches wealth division

    10 January 2021

    Just Mortgages has launched a new wealth division as it looks to build on its mortgage advice proposition.   The new service, entitled Just Wealth, aims to have employed 15 advisers by the end of March and at least 25 by the end of 2021. It will be headed up by David Magee, who...

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  • What impact will lockdown have on the housing market?

    6 January 2021

    Karen Noye, mortgage expert at Quilter comments on the impact of the third England-wide lockdown on the housing market. Many will have had a sense of déjà vu when watching yet another Prime Ministerial address to the nation announcing another England-wide lockdown for at least the next seven weeks. Once again, vast swathes of...

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  • Is the house market going into 2021 overheated?

    9 December 2020

    Tom Brown, managing director of Real Estate at Ingenious Savills currently forecast a 4%1 growth in UK house prices in 2020 and the latest data from Nationwide shows that they grew at an annual rate of 6.5%2 in November, the fastest rate since January 2015. As the sector seems to be shrugging off the...

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  • Few homes suitable for future care needs

    14 October 2020

    The vast majority of over-55s do not believe their home will be suitable for future care needs, despite a vast number preferring to stay in their homes if they need support in later life, a new report by Key has shown, requiring a potential house move as part of financial planning. According to the equity...

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  • Survey flags vulnerable client concerns

    5 October 2020

    The majority of homeowners aged 55 and over would be comfortable if their adviser offered them additional support because they thought they were vulnerable. This is one result of a new research from more2life into attitudes amongst clients and advisers to identifying and supporting vulnerable clients. However, close to a fifth (19%) said they do not require...

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