There was an equity release theme among the most read stories this week, as the news that retirement interest-only mortgages could be more cost-effective than equity release mortgages came out top.
Additionally, the prediction that this sector of the market could expect younger borrowers in 2020 as well as the unveiling of a developmental programme by the Equity Release Council was what readers engaged with most.
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Birmingham asks landlords to get planning consent for HMO conversions
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Virgin launches ‘three for two’ mortgage and Castle Trust releases 10-year loan – round up
Younger equity release borrowers expected but warning raised over interest roll up
Equity Release Council unveils adviser development programme
Tweedy and Batchelor exit Belmont Green and Vida Homeloans
April’s ‘significant peak’ in mortgage maturities presents opportunity for brokers
Trade body warns HMO planning consent could deter investment
Cost-cutting measures for leaseholders buying freehold revealed by Law Commission
Shekina is a reporter at Mortgage Solutions. She has over two years experience in the B2B publishing market, with previous industries including the pet, funeral, hospitality, retail and jewellery trades.
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