Clough & Willis Solicitors, Commercial and private legal services UK

Equity Release Schemes

Equity release schemes allow home owners over the age of 55 to remain in their house by generating an income or a lump sum from the property. They enable people to release the money they have "locked up” in their homes to use it how they want, such as general living costs, home improvements, weddings, holidays or to pay off existing personal debts.

An Equity Release plan could allow you to stay in your home whilst also having access to your money. No repayments are required until your home is eventually sold when you pass away or move into long term residential care.  However, due to the complicated nature of this process, specialist legal advice is required. 

I will provide friendly and professional advice on your particular Equity Release plan. I have specific experience and lecture to other solicitors and professionals wishing to advise in this area.  I will discuss all aspects of the offer and implications of proceeding with the transaction with you before asking you to sign any documentation.

In the current economic climate, Equity Release is increasing in popularity as many pensions and investments set aside for retirement have decreased in value.

For further information relating to Equity Release please contact Lorraine, on free phone 0800 083 0815 or by email lorraine.webb@clough-willis.co.uk

You can also book an appointment in the free property clinics held every Tuesday 2pm - 5pm to discuss equity release with Lorraine .




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