Compare our later life mortgages

Lifetime mortgages and retirement interest-only mortgages may appear similar, but it's important to understand the differences between each product. We've pulled out some of the key points below.

  Our Lifetime Mortgages Our Retirement Interest Only Mortgage
Age 55+ 55+
Minimum loan amount £10,000 £10,000
Maximum loan amount Determined by your age and property value Up to 60% of the value of your home, subject to an affordability assessment
Minimum property value considered £70,000 or £100,000 for flats, maisonettes, ex council, ex housing association or ex Ministry of Defence properties. £70,000 or £100,000 for flats, maisonettes, ex council, ex housing association or ex Ministry of Defence properties.
Is there an affordability assessment? No Yes
Is the loan secured against my home? Yes Yes
When do I have to repay the full amount of the loan? The loan is usually repaid when you die or move out of your home into long-term care. The loan is usually repaid when you die or move out of your home into long-term care.
Do I have to pay interest every month? No - interest is charged on the loan amount plus any interest already added, so the amount owed will increase quickly over time. However, you can choose to pay off some or all of the monthly interest to prevent this. Yes - the interest due is payable in full by you each month. As a last resort, your home may be repossessed if you fail to keep up repayments.
Is the interest rate fixed? Yes. The interest rate is fixed for the life of the loan. Yes. The interest rate is fixed for the life of the loan.
  Our Lifetime Mortgages Our Retirement Interest Only Mortgage

A mortgage may affect means-tested benefits, your tax position and any future inheritance.

The offer

Through your employer having a group protection policy with us, as part of our Umbrella Benefits Scheme, you could receive a £250 Love2shop gift card if you receive financial advice from Legal & General Financial Advice Limited and successfully complete one of our later life mortgages.

This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

The reward

Customers eligible for the reward following a successful completion of a later life mortgage will be sent the £250 Love2shop gift card in the post, approximately 60 days post completion of the mortgage. The Love2shop gift card is non-exchangeable.

Terms and conditions for the use of the Love2shop gift card may apply.

 

 

Terms and conditions

This is a promotion by Legal & General Home Finance Limited in which you could receive a Love2shop gift card to the value of £250, subject to these terms and conditions.

The offer

As your employer has a group protection policy with Legal & General Assurance Society Limited, you have access to the Legal & General Later Life Mortgage referral offer as set out in these terms and conditions (the “Reward Scheme”). This means that if you were to complete a Later Life Mortgage and have received financial advice from Legal & General Financial Advice Limited you could receive a £250 Love2shop gift card.

These terms and conditions (and the additional terms and conditions in the additional terms and conditions tab) apply to you (as your employer has a group protection policy with Legal & General Assurance Society Limited) when seeking to utilise the Reward Scheme.

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