When it comes to property, there is often talk about different loan types and the release of equity to be able to spend on other things such as home improvements. By understanding the type of mortgage, you are currently on and the flexibility of releasing equity will depend on your lender and individual circumstances.

We’ve put together a guide on releasing equity and what your options are to help you understand the complex market of property. Please see our equity release guide.

If you’re looking for expert advice about going through this process, a good start would be to browse the most frequently asked questions below which have been put together by our mortgage experts. Alternatively, if you can’t find an answer to your question, you can ask your own and our advisers will come back to you as soon as they can.

Can I take my ex husband's name off the mortgage if he's no longer paying towards it?

Could remove my ex husbands name from our joint mortgage?

Can I change my mortgage to a buy-to-let to release equity?

Can I change my mortgage to buy to let and release the equity so...

I want to buy a house for my daughter to rent from me. What's the best way?

I own my own home and another property outright (rented out). I...

What is the best way to borrow money to buy land to build on?

I wish to raise £80K for approx 8 months, in order to buy a piece...

Can I release the equity in my home, and buy with my boyfriend?

I have a house valued at around £90,000 and owe around £38,000...

How can I buy a house when I haven't sold my current property?

We own our home outright and have got it up for sale. i have now...

Can I get a second charge on a property with equity release?

As an existing equity release lifetime mortgagee currently with...

Taking out a second mortgage for renovations

I would like a quote to take out second charge mortgage for house...

To take my ex off the mortgage, do I have remortgage or is it simply a paper exercise?

My ex is still on my mortgage and he hasn't paid any...

Home for Dependent Relative

My mother is retired and has sold her flat in the North. She is...

Mortgage Against Land

We have a property worth £435,000 with no mortgage, we have made...

Static Caravan

I am 51 and my wife is 56, we have had a bad credit rating in the...

Non Simultaneous Sale and Completion

I have a house worth approx £210,000 and a mortgage with £108,000...

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