1 Your Home and Garden Taken Care of with Equity Release By The Bower Team / In Home Improvement Are you house and garden proud? If a lifetime of work has gone into making your home and garden as comfortable, elegant and relaxing as you want it to be then you will want to ensure both are beautifully maintained in retirement. But maintaining this high standard takes time and effort, and the reality is, as you get older the jobs around the home and garden get more and more difficult, meaning the garden can become slightly overgrown or simply not as pretty as it once was and your home perhaps isn’t as impeccable as you want it to be. With only a basic pension to fall back on in retirement, many people find keeping a tidy garden and home unaffordable. However, there could be an option’¦ Equity Release can pay for a Gardener and a Housekeeper If you own your own home and that home has grown in value over the years then you could unlock some of the cash tied into it — tax free — as a lump sum or even as a cash reserve that you can draw down as and when you wish. So, if you want to hire help to maintain your garden or home, you can, thanks to equity release. Specialist equity release advisers will be able to guide you on all your options, and will let you know whether your best course of action is a lifetime mortgage or a home reversion plan. Covering the costs of a gardener or a housekeeper or cleaner is possible with equity release. Discover your options today. Equity release may involve a lifetime mortgage or home reversion plan. To understand the features and risks, please ask for a personalised illustration. Bower Retirement is an FCA regulated independent financial advice company that offers specialist advice on equity release throughout the UK. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0800 4118668.