For most looking to take out equity release of some kind, it will be a big decision that involves some long-term planning and aforethought. With most decisions of this nature, some form of advice usually takes place. Equity release is usually no different. There are a range of options for those looking to seek advice on whether or not they should take out equity release and if so, how they might go about it. Equity release can be a very useful tool for retirement planning yet it is not always for everyone. An advisor might be able to distinguish between those who are suitable and those who aren’t.