With house prices on the rise, we explain the pros and cons of downsizing to a smaller home, including releasing cash, emotional and practical factors.
Later life care is expensive, but there are strategies to help manage the costs. We asked our advisers on the Which? Money Helpline to share some of their most common questions and useful tips about paying for care in later life.
Which? analyses a new loan option for over 55s, which offers borrowers up to £150,000 without using their homes as security. Find out if the numbers add up.
Which? explains how lenders are offering more innovative equity release deals and provides advice on alternatives including retirement interest only mortgages.
HRBS has launched a part-interest-only, part-repayment mortgage for retired homeowners. How does it work, and would a retirement interest-only deal work better?
Around three million people expect to be paying off their mortgage into retirement. Which? explores the options, from retirement interest-only mortgages to equity release.
Over half of lenders offering equity release deals through lifetime mortgages have increased rates making it more expensive for homeowners trying to unlock cash. Which? looks at the alternatives.
Homeowners used equity release to unlock a record £1.02bn from their properties last quarter. We explore the pros, cons and alternatives to equity release.
Which? assesses new data that shows how equity release products are becoming more popular and cheaper for homeowners looking to free up cash.
Homeowners could come into a windfall by selling their houses and moving to a bungalow. Which? weighs up the pros and cons, plus alternatives.