Equity Release Advice Fees

Fixed fee only equity release advice to potentially get higher equity release amounts, in the right scheme for you with the lowest charges we can secure using our unbiased, fee only financial advice approach.  Our fee quotations are in two parts depending upon the way you wish us to work and any fee discount applied:

  • Part 1: Feasibility/Suitability/Product Research (always paid upfront)
  • Part 2: Application for Selected Scheme to Completion (paid upfront or on completion).

When you see this: = guidance notes/videos in the quotation form to help you complete your fee quotation.

Good or Clean Health = Standard Equity ReleasePoorer Health or Smoker or Medical Conditions = Enhanced Equity Release.

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Equity Release Assessment, Research and Independent Advice to release wealth from your hard earned property after age 55.  If you have lower income or capital yet significant value in your property, you may wish to consider equity release.  There are three types of equity release:  Lifetime Mortgages, Home Reversion Schemes and Retirement Mortgages.  We will consider and discuss all options with you.

Application Arrangement/Submission Fees: including completing full application and dealing with lender, your legal advisers and any other interested parties.

  • We will assess the feasibility and suitability for you releasing equity as this is a big decision for any person or couple to take.
  • We will research, review and compare equity release products on the market today and recommend a suitable product to you and obtain the necessary documentation for application.  
  • We will provide you with a full written report of our recommendations and the reasons for making those recommendations, in respect of your requirements. 
  • We will NOT proceed until you understand and are happy with the recommendations made.
  • We will arrange all documentation and paperwork for the application, including implementation to offer stage and ensuring you/your legal advisers receive the necessary documentation within reasonable timescales. 
  • We will liase with lenders, agents and solicitors on your behalf to ensure smooth transition from offer to completion and money release.
  • VAT free as majority of works are for intermediation on regulated products.
  • Process usually takes around 6-8 weeks.
  • SAFER EQUITY RELEASE: We only use Equity Release Companies that have committed to the Equity Release Council's standards on products for no negative equity guarantees, the right for you to remain in your home for life, capped rates and fixed rates only plus the ability to move home and transfer your equity release scheme to any new home. 

Fees are discounted up to 25% depending upon how you wish us to work.  There are four low cost, fixed fee options: two options where you pay our fees upfront and two options where only a small deposit is required.

50% Procuration Fee Rebate - Some lenders but not all may pay us a procuration fee (similar to commission) on completion of the loan.  We will usually retain 50% of any procuration fee paid to us and 50% will be allocated back to you in the form of refunding any upfront fees already paid to us by you and/or offset against fees outstanding.  By way of example, some lenders pay procuration fees of 2% of the loan e.g.  Loan £50,000, procuration fee £1,000.  £500 would be retained by us and £500 would be allocated to you to pay for any outstanding fees or refunded against fees already paid by you.


Pricing / Purchase Options

1. Non Face to Face Paid Upfront
25% Discount
Part 1 : Feasibility (Upfront) - £660.00
Part 2 : Application (Upfront) - £1,188.00
2. Non Face to Face Paid On Completion
15% Discount
Part 1 : Feasibility (Upfront) - £748.00
Part 2 : Application (Completion) - £1,346.40
3. Face to Face Paid Upfront
10% Discount
Part 1 : Feasibility (Upfront) - £792.00
Part 2 : Application (Upfront) - £1,425.60
4. Face to Face Paid On Completion
Standard Fee
Part 1 : Feasibility (Upfront) - £880.00
Part 2 : Application (Completion) - £1,584.00
 
 

Enhanced or impaired health equity release assessment, research and independent advice to release wealth from your hard earned property after age 55. 

An enhanced or 'ill-health' or 'impaired life' equity release scheme offers a higher equity release amount than a standard/conventional equity release scheme for people who have (or have had) health issues such as: Smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, heart attacks, cancer, kidney/liver/major organ problems, severe asthma, high cholesterol, obesity, rheumatoid arthritis (this list is not exhaustive as other illnesses may be considered).

Medical questionnaire: A medical conditions questionnaire will be completed and sent to all equity release providers that may consider enhanced equity release.  They will underwrite your medical history to determine if they are perpared to offer you enhanced equity release amounts.

Application Arrangement/Submission Fees: including completing full application and dealing with lender, your legal advisers and any other interested parties.

  • We will assess the feasibility and suitability for you releasing equity as this is a big decision for any person or couple to take.
  • We will complete any medical questionnaires with you for submission to enhanced equity release providers.
  • We will research, review and compare equity release products on the market today and recommend a suitable product to you and obtain the necessary documentation for application.  
  • We will provide you with a full written report of our recommendations and the reasons for making those recommendations, in respect of your requirements. 
  • We will NOT proceed until you understand and are happy with the recommendations made.
  • We will arrange all documentation and paperwork for the application, including implementation to offer stage and ensuring you/your legal advisers receive the necessary documentation within reasonable timescales. 
  • We will liase with lenders, agents and solicitors on your behalf to ensure smooth transition from offer to completion and money release.
  • VAT free as majority of works are for intermediation on regulated products.
  • Process usually takes around 6-8 weeks.
  • SAFER EQUITY RELEASE: We only use Equity Release Companies that have committed to the Equity Release Council's standards on products for no negative equity guarantees, the right for you to remain in your home for life, capped rates and fixed rates only plus the ability to move home and transfer your equity release scheme to any new home. 

Fees are discounted up to 25% depending upon how you wish us to work.  There are four low cost, fixed fee options: two options where you pay our fees upfront and two options where only a small deposit is required.

50% Procuration Fee Rebate - Some lenders but not all may pay us a procuration fee (similar to commission) on completion of the loan.  We will usually retain 50% of any procuration fee paid to us and 50% will be allocated back to you in the form of refunding any upfront fees already paid to us by you and/or offset against fees outstanding.  By way of example, some lenders pay procuration fees of 2% of the loan e.g.  Loan £50,000, procuration fee £1,000.  £500 would be retained by us and £500 would be allocated to you to pay for any outstanding fees or refunded against fees already paid by you.


Pricing / Purchase Options

1. Non Face to Face Paid Upfront
25% Discount
Part 1 : Feasibility (Upfront) - £990.00
Part 2 : Application (Upfront) - £1,188.00
2. Non Face to Face Paid On Completion
15% Discount
Part 1 : Feasibility (Upfront) - £1,122.00
Part 2 : Application (Completion) - £1,346.40
3. Face to Face Paid Upfront
10% Discount
Part 1 : Feasibility (Upfront) - £1,188.00
Part 2 : Application (Upfront) - £1,425.60
4. Face to Face Paid On Completion
Standard Fee
Part 1 : Feasibility (Upfront) - £1,320.00
Part 2 : Application (Completion) - £1,584.00
 

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