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Need help paying off your interest-only mortgage?

With a later life mortgage you can borrow money based on the value of your home to pay off your existing mortgage.

How much could you borrow?

A loan secured against your home, for ages 55+

Pay off your existing mortgage

Release tax-free cash from your home and use the money you've borrowed to pay off your existing mortgage.

No need to downsize

With a later life mortgage, there's no need to move out of your home.

No fixed term

The loan is repaid from the sale of your home when the last borrower dies or moves into long-term care.


  • There’s no need to make monthly payments, unless you choose a Payment Term Lifetime Mortgage, where you have to pay the interest off monthly for an agreed payment term.
  • A later life mortgage may reduce an inheritance and may affect your entitlement to means-tested state benefits.
  • You can stay in your own home and you will never owe more than it's sold for (subject to terms and conditions).
  • You may have cheaper ways to borrow money.
  • You may have to pay an Early Repayment Charge to your existing lender if you remortgage.

Equity release calculator

This calculator helps you see how much equity you could release with a lifetime mortgage, a loan secured against your home. We’ll ask you to register your details so we can show you the calculation. You may also receive a call from us to assist you with your enquiry.

Before you start

  • If you want a joint lifetime mortgage, use the age of the youngest applicant.
  • The amount you can borrow is based on your age and the value of your home, but this might be less when you come to apply.
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be able to make monthly interest payments until I retire

This is a guide to the lifetime mortgage products we offer, and not advice or a personal recommendation. You can only buy a lifetime mortgage through a financial adviser.

If we call, we’ll use your address to look up your property to assist with your enquiry.

Just one more step…

To find out how much you could receive, and to get a call back to discuss the product details, please complete the form. You can also provide your email address if you’d like to opt in to receiving emails about our products and services.

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Based on the information supplied you could release:
This is an estimate. The amount you can release depends on your property, its value and your individual circumstances. Speak to an adviser to find out how much you could release.

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If you are thinking about applying for a lifetime mortgage with someone else, please let us know their date of birth.
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Looking for an interest only option?

A Retirement Interest Only Mortgage is a loan secured against your home. You have to pay the interest off monthly, but the full amount of the loan isn't usually repaid until you die or move out of the home into long-term care. As a last resort, your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments.

If you're looking to release some money from your home to pay off an existing mortgage, this is one of the options available to you.

"When I found out about lifetime mortgages, I thought this was very interesting because I can stay in the place that I love... It takes the pressure off, and allows me to continue a great quality of life."

- Robert, Brixton

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"Everyone I’ve spoken to at Legal & General, all the way through, has been nothing other than a pleasure."

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