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  1. Annual equity release lending growth at a ten year high

            Annual equity release lending growth at a ten year high as product flexibilities grow *Equity Release Council publishes autumn 2016 Equity Release Market Report* The £908 million of lending in H1 2016 was up by £198m (28%) from £710m in H1 2015 H1 2016 also sees largest number of new drawdown […]

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  2. The Bluffers Guide to Equity Release

    The idea of equity release has been around since house ownership existed. Freeholds became leaseholds as rich landowners found themselves asset rich and cash poor, and therefore needed to release equity for their working holidays in Jerusalem. A fair segment of our current land law derives from the time of the crusades, but luckily has […]

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  3. ERIC launches annuity service

    The Equity Release Information Centre is pleased to announce that we are expanding. Following nearly 30 years specialising in the equity release sector and working with retired clients we have launched askERIC Annuity Services. This new service is a non-advised service and our main aim is to secure you with more funds in your retirement […]

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  4. ERIC announces first winner!

    As announced last month, between April and September we are giving away one new IPAD 3 a month to the introducer that sends us the most referrals. The offer is open to all new and existing introducers. Put simply – the more referrals you send us, the greater the chance you have of winning.

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  5. What would you do with £49,703?

    That is the average amount of funds released per client across the equity release market during 2011 as announced by SHIP, the equity release provider trade body. Figures show a rise in customer numbers which may be influenced by people accelerating their plans to release equity for fear of further property price falls or it […]

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  6. Congratulations Salisbury City Football Club

    The Equity Release Information Centre, proud sponsors of SCFC, would like to congratulate the team on their record beating run in the FA Cup! Sadly the team were pipped at the post in the 3rd Round by Sheffield United on Saturday 7th January but they put up a brave fight. This was the first year […]

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  7. Have you heard from ERIC lately?

    It seems ERIC has taken off on his summer holidays! You could do the same by releasing some of the equity tied up in your property. Latest research shows that the top destinations for the more mature traveller are Spain and Italy, not surprising when their most popular holiday activities include cultural activities, hobbies and […]

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