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Equity release that's right for you

All your equity release questions answered clearly and simply
Equity release explained video

Transcript

When it comes to equity release, we all have questions.

What, for instance, is it exactly?
Equity release is a way for homeowners over 55, whose property is worth at least £70,000, to release tax-free cash from their homes. It is an increasingly popular way for people in, or approaching, retirement to boost their finances.

And will we still own our home?
Yes – and with Key’s plans you can stay in it for as long as you like.

Will we have to make monthly repayments?
No, not unless you want to. The loan, plus rolled-up interest, will be paid back when your plan comes to an end.

Could our family inherit the debt?
No – all of Key plans come with a ‘no negative equity’ guarantee, so you’ll never owe more than your home is worth and there’ll never be a debt for your family to take on.

How much can we release?
This depends on your age, how much your house is worth and your general health. On average, Key customers have had access to £90,000.

What do people usually use the money for?
Key customers spend the tax-free cash on many different things, such as repaying existing debts, travel and home improvements.

Is equity release safe?
Yes. You need to receive qualified advice before committing to equity release, which is exactly what you get from Key. We are members of the Equity Release Council and authorised and regulated by, the Financial Conduct Authority.

So, what’s different about Key?
Because Key takes a personal and honest approach to equity release, we can answer all your questions. We have helped more than a million people decide if equity release is right for them and if it’s not right for you, we’ll tell you. And if it is, then we’ll take the time to understand your needs so we can recommend the right solution for you. And, what’s more, all of our advice is free of charge.

OK, how do we find out more?
Try our free online calculator or order your free myth-busting guide, both of which you can find online at keyadvice.co.uk.

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Our promise

We take the time to get to know and understand you and your circumstances, because the first thing to work out is whether equity release is right for you. And if it isn’t, we’ll tell you.
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Personal

Our equity release advice is unique to you, delivered by qualified experts, who will take the time to understand your needs. They'll search the product range to ensure they recommend the right plan for you.

Transparent

During your appointment, we'll ensure you consider your options including downsizing or using other forms of borrowing, and, if equity release isn't right for you, we'll tell you.

Supportive

There's no pressure to go ahead. Your adviser will give you all the information you need about equity release for you to make an informed decision in your own time.

Free advice

All of our equity release advice relates to our range of Key branded products and is completely free of charge. So, you can find out if it's right for you without it costing you a penny.

What is equity release?

Equity release is a way for homeowners aged over 55 to release tax-free funds from their homes without having to move. It is an increasingly popular way for people in, or approaching, retirement to boost their finances.
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What our customers are saying

I would like to give a review on my key equity experience with Andrew craven my adviser he was very clear in all the information he gave me and there was never any pressure on me he was there to answer all my questions and he found the right plan for me and the equity realise went very smoothly and I am happy with the service Andrew gave me...
Deborah Jane Mabbatt
Very helpful representative in Peter Pelly in keeping me informed of progress .
customer
Simplicity at its best. A very smooth process from start to finish. Nine weeks from start to finish, everything as promised.
Robert John Hall
Steve was brilliant, he explained everything thoroughly and double checked to make sure I understood everything, he was available at any time if I needed any clarification.
Mrs P
I have successfully completed an add-on to my original equity plan. My journey started with an initial phone call to Key (with whom I had previous dealings). It was a bit of a wild card call, I didn't expect anything to come of my request. I spoke to a young man called Suhail, and from the moment I explained what I was looking for and why...
Elizabeth Crothers

You're in safe hands

All of our plans meet the Equity Release Council standards. With our plans:

  • You have the right to remain in your home for as long as you choose
  • You have the freedom to move to another property without financial penalty (subject to criteria)
  • You will never owe more than the value of your home with the no negative equity guarantee

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Use our free calculator

Find out how much tax-free cash you could release from your home now with our equity release calculator

Speak to an adviser

Book an appointment with a specialist equity release adviser at a time that's good for you

Request a guide

Request your free, comprehensive guide to equity release and find out if it's right for you

If you are considering equity release we recommend that you read through 'is equity release right for you?'

Key Equity Release offer lifetime mortgages only, which is a loan secured against your home. Equity release will reduce the value of your estate and may affect your entitlement to means-tested benefits.

Page last updated: Tuesday 08 September 2020