Equity Release

A product launched in the 1970s to a very niche non regulated market, this product slowly grew until the early 1990s when it became more popular but fell outside of full regulation. It was therefore “self regulated” with the formation of SHIP (Safe home Income Plans) in 1991 to establish safeguards for customers including a “no negative equity guarantee” and a “right of tenure guarantee”, all these are still built into today's products that are now covered by the Equity Release Council. These products are now also fully regulated by the FCA and require an advised process to sell them.

Product options include the ability to pay interest, interest and some capital, or roll up the interest each month. Also still available are Reversion schemes. For a more detailed explanation of these products please visit www.whatisequityrelease.co.uk.

ARE YOU AUTHORISED TO SELL EQUITY RELEASE ? – If you are then we provide enhanced commercial terms to Academy members and provide a support desk to assist in placing cases, application forms, templates, marketing ideas, client newsletters etc.

NOT AUTHORISED ? - The principle of the Academy is to deliver a complete choice and range of consumer solutions. Simply email enquiries@laterlifeacademy.co.uk and we will provide you with a simple referral agreement to be able to refer your clients easily and professionally and receive a payment on completion of any business. This referral agreement will include a “non cross selling” clause to ensure you stay in control of the clients needs.



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