Equity release

Difficult financial times due to the economic downturn have left many people in need of a financial boost.

Many homeowners aged over 55 have thousands of pounds tied up in their home. Boost your retirement income by unlocking the cash tied up in your home with a modern day equity release plan.


Over 1 million people have come to us for help to decide whether equity release is right for them! Learn more and read about how equity release has transformed the lives of some of our customers.

Did you know?

  • It’s regulated – the market is fully regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. We recommend plans which come with a number of guarantees to ensure your financial safety.
  • It’s flexible – there are a wide range of plans available, so your adviser can help you to choose a plan which matches what’s important to you.
  • You can stay in your home for life – the plans that we recommend guarantee that you can stay in your own home for the rest of your life and that you can move home (as long as your new property meets the equity release provider criteria).
  • Your estate won’t be left with any debt – we recommend plans which come with a ‘no negative equity’ guarantee to prevent you owing more than the value of your home. An equity release plan will reduce the value of your estate.
  • It’s important to seek specialist advice – it’s an important financial decision and isn’t right for everyone. Consulting an adviser will help you to explore your options and explain the different plans.

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Excellent service from Ray Brown

Intelligent, rapid service from Ray Brown, and then also from Peter Barton and his team at Ashfords.All questions answered. I could not ask for any...

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Equity Release via Key Retirement - agent Paul Case.

Having just successfully completed our equity release through Paul Case, we would recommend his services highly to anybody in our position. From his first visit...

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Discussion with Philip Brown, Senior Estate Planner of Key Retirement on 26th March 2015

We had a very in depth and helpful discussions with Mr Brown. He explained in great detail various aspects of estate planning, advising us of...

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