You may well have to - you will be unable to remortgage.
Sharing from experiences of dealing with debt
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If the equity release clauses are applied correctly, it looks like you will not have enough equity to trigger the release clause --- however, some firms are quite "inventive" with their interpretations.
My opinions are merely that .. opinions based on experience. Always seek professional advice.
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