TITLE

'Don't blame regulator for keeping equity release a mortage minnow'

AUTHOR(S)
BRODBECK, SAM
PUB. DATE
September 2015
SOURCE
Money Marketing;9/10/2015, Issue 1500, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that financial advisers have asserted that lack of knowledge, not regulation, is the main factor holding back the equity release market in Great Britain. Topics discussed include the British Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) investigating the effects of regulation on equity release products, Equity Release Council chairman Nigel Waterson explaining the advantages of equity release over traditional mortgages and the consumer perception that equity release products are risky.
ACCESSION #
110352566

 

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