Trustworthy and dependable equity release brokers in Dorking, Surrey

Are you thinking  whether a later-life mortgage would be a good idea? Perhaps you would like more disposable income to use for travelling or home improvements? Or maybe you are wondering how the terms of a lifetime mortgage differ from a residential mortgage? If you would like to know more about releasing equity from your home in Dorking, Westcott,  Mickleham or locally, our professional and independent equity release advisors are on hand to offer advice and assistance.

Due to house prices increases, many people are sitting on more money within their property and do not want to downsize or move away from where they love. Our equity release advice is always tailor-made around your circumstances and financial goals. As  independent equity release brokers we are not tied to certain products, so we can search across the whole of the market to find the right product for you.

If you are aged over 55, you may be eligible for equity release and you do not need to have paid off your residential mortgage in full. As members of the Equity Release Council, a body that promotes excellent standards in the industry, we uphold the most rigorous levels of industry excellence. One of these is a no-negative equity guarantee as provided by The Equity Release Council’s Standards, so you will never owe more money than your property is worth.
We can come to your home to talk through your equity release options and we encourage family members or friends to take part in this discussion. Or you are welcome to our offices. We can also conduct video and telephone consultations. Our initial conversation is free and there is never any obligation to proceed.

To book an equity release appointment, please call Access Equity Release on 0333 443 9825.

Meet John Flexer, Certs CII (MP & ER) – Your local equity release adviser

I have been involved with financial services throughout my career.

I am based in Walton-on-Thames and recently joined Access Equity Release to focus on providing leading equity release advice from across the whole market. Taking out an equity release mortgage is an important decision and I want to ensure that you have all the facts clearly set out before you.

I am qualified as an Equity Release Adviser as well as all forms of mortgage advice through the Chartered Insurance Institute

Kind regards,

John

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John Flexer

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Why is equity release near Westcott so popular?

There are various reasons why people opt for retirement mortgages and equity release in Westcott, Dorking, or Great Bookham. When you release equity from your property it is completely tax-free. There are no monthly repayments unless you wish to make them and you can receive the money in one lump sum, or in smaller instalments.

Our specialist advisors can cover all aspects of equity release and go through different choices. Equity release is not the right choice for everyone and it needs careful and measured consideration. We also have access to other financial products that may suit you, such as residential mortgages and second charge lending.

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Why release equity in RH4: What can the money be used for?

Our clients choose equity release in Dorking for a number of reasons. These include:

  • To pay off an existing residential mortgage or other debts
  • To make home improvements
  • To enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime holiday or more travel
  • To help family or friends with the cost of property, a wedding, or education
  • Buying a holiday home, so they can spend more time in the sun during the colder winter months
  • The cost of care or private medical treatment

A lifetime mortgage is one way of releasing money and there are different lifetime mortgage products available. We will search the whole of the market to find the right equity release mortgage product for you.

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Lifetime mortgages in Dorking

What is a lifetime mortgage? If you wish to know more about lifetime mortgages in Dorking, our brokers are on hand to go through what these mean and how you can best access a lifetime mortgage that suits you.

Equity release is broadly made up of two different types of products – lifetime mortgages and home reversion schemes. Lifetime mortgages form the vast majority of products and are some of the most popular. This is where a loan is secured against your home. This loan is only repaid when you die or go into full-time care and whilst interest is charged on what you have borrowed, this is rolled-up and can be added to the total loan amount when it is paid off.

Check out our equity release calculator to see how much money you could access. Read our blog on: Do I own my own home with equity release?

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    Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions about equity release.

    With a lifetime mortgage – the most popular type of equity release plan – you will always remain the owner of your property. A lifetime mortgage is a loan secured against your home.

    To be eligible for equity release you must fall into a handful of criteria. These include: You must be over 55; you must be a homeowner and own property in the UK; and your property must be worth a minimum of £70,000. The minimum age and property value will vary between product providers.

    Yes, an interest-only lifetime mortgage allows you to make monthly repayments. As long as you keep up with these payments, the amount you owe will never increase. Unlike conventional mortgages, the interest rate for lifetime mortgages can be fixed for life.

    Releasing equity from your home will not affect your state pension, but could affect other means-tested benefits that you may receive in retirement, including pension credits, council tax benefits, and savings credit.

    Equity release is based on your property and age and as long as you meet the eligibility criteria, your credit history will not affect your ability to take out an equity release plan.

    No, not if you do not want to. With a lifetime mortgage, there are typically no monthly repayments to make as the loan, plus rolled-up interest, is repaid when the plan comes to an end.  This is usually when the mortgage holder passes away or moves in to full time care.  If there are two mortgage holders then this happens when both have passed away of moved into care.

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    To book a consultation with our equity release team near Dorking, please call us now

    If you would like to know more about how to release equity in Dorking or over 55 home loans, we can be reached on 0333 443 9825 or via email at info@accessequityrelease.com

    Appointments available in :-

    Mickleham, Great Bookham, Wotton, Effingham, Little Bookham, Holmwood, Betchworth & Buckland

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