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Viva One of The Times Top Rated Equity Release Advisers from VouchedFor

Updated: Mar 18, 2022

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If you are looking for equity release advice, you need look no further than Viva Retirement Solutions, as featured in The Times (9.9.21) VouchedFor Top Rated Equity Release advisers.

Since the start of 2021 we have been working in partnership with VouchedFor in the equity release category to reach more customers across the UK with our whole of market equity release advice. This has enabled us to generate reviews from our amazing clients and to allow new customers to see the high level of service that we provide to everyone we work with. We will treat you as a member of our own family and may even advise if equity release isn't right for you and why.

As part of this feature in The Times, one of our Directors, Paul Saroya was quoted in a detailed article about how the equity release industry is putting its house in order. It looks at the uncertain state of the UK market with Brexit and the pandemic and how equity release is quickly becoming a popular choice for Britons with their wealth wrapped up in property. Last year an astounding £3.9bn of equity was released in the UK. With interest rates low, but looking set to rise gradually, equity release is an enticing proposition for many over 55s.

Paul was quoted as saying "the motivations for equity release are changing. Parents are looking to gift money to their kids and reduce inheritance tax. Others are looking to pay off an interest-only mortgage. When people are coming to the end of their term, high street banks used to urge them to sell the property and repay the full principal of the loan. Lenders have now introduced lifetime mortgages, so being forced to sell doesn't have to happen." At Viva we are well positioned to offer you whole of market advice on equity release, lifetime mortgages and reverse interest mortgages.

As an active member of the Equity Release Council, we are pleased to say that the industry has become more transparent and responsible in recent years and it is always advised that you look for members of the Equity Release Council (such as us) when seeking advice.

Top 2021 Top Rated Firm

As well as being a top rated equity release firm we are one of the top medium sized firms for all financial advisers in the UK with VouchedFor. This is also the first time that an equity release firm has received this accolade.

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The criteria for qualifying were:

  • Demonstrating a commitment to clarity by regularly inviting client reviews.

  • Proved a high engagement level from our clients, by their response rate to review requests.

  • Achieving a consistently high rating score

We love making our clients happy and providing them with consistent five star levels of service and getting recognition like this at a national level is very important to us and hopefully to you too.

Come and discover what makes our service five start and see how we can help you, when you contact us to find out more

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