Chris Phillips, afternoon show presenter quizzed Vanessa on many aspects of this increasingly mainstream area of lending.

With interest rates now below 3% fixed for life, far from being a last resort, Equity Release has become an essential option to consider when looking to fund anything from creating a more comfortable retirement, to paying off an interest only mortgage, to helping family get on the property ladder, rather than a last resort.

Vanesa's radio interview

by Vanesa Carver | Wycombe Sound radio

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Thank you for this confirmation to invest additional funds to your General Investment Account. We will confirm the bank account to transfer the funds and a reference number. Once the top up has been applied to your tax-free investment account, the Client Support Team will confirm this and provide you with an updated valuation.

The form has been submitted

Thank you for this confirmation to invest additional funds to your ISA. We will confirm the bank account to transfer the funds and a reference number. Once the top up has been applied to your tax-free investment account, the Client Support Team will confirm this and provide you with an updated valuation.