The service is free of charge and allows advisers to access and obtain their quotes from a panel of equity release providers.
Assureweb chief executive Andrew Simon says: “This new Equity Release service complements other services Assureweb already offer advisors and is further evidence of our aim to provide advisors with a one-stop shop catering for all their needs”
So far 11 equity release product providers have signed up to the new service including Norwich Union, Prudential and Retirement Plus.
Ship director general Andrea Rozario says: “Ship is delighted to welcome Assureweb’s efforts to widen the availability to intermediaries of helpful information and sales support technology for the market-leading Equity Release products offered by our members. Ship has played a crucial part in helping to raise standards of delivery from the Equity Release sector.