Guildford mortgage advisers, Complete Mortgages, has joined the Equity Release Council, the representative trade body which promotes high standards of conduct for UK’s growing equity release mortgage sector.

The move means the award-winning Surrey mortgage broker has now made a commitment to providing the highest standard of equity release advice in the UK.

Complete Mortgages’ membership of the Council comes as the brokerage, which launched in 2005, continues to specialise in equity release mortgages and grow a portfolio of national equity release customers.

Complete Mortgages now appears under the Equity Release Council’s member directory of equity release professionals, where it features alongside the UK’s best equity release mortgage brokers.

Mark Finnegan, Director at Complete Mortgages, comments: “The Equity Release Council is the sector’s voice of authority and we’re delighted to be aligned with such a reputable organisation. Moreover, we’re proud to be seen as a trusted equity release mortgage broker, and one that’s capable of delivering the highest standards and protecting our customers as they apply for an equity release mortgage.”

Jim Boyd, CEO of the Equity Release Council, adds: “The continuing growth of the Council’s membership and adoption of our standards helps to ensure the best equity release advice is being given to the general public. Equity release is a vibrant sector with increasingly flexible products, so it’s important that the highest possible standards are maintained to meet people’s individual needs.”

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