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Retirement Interest Only

Mature couple smiling after applying for a Retirement Interest Only mortgage with Marsden Intermediaries.

Our Retirement Interest Only mortgages are designed for your clients aged 55+ who are looking for an interest only mortgage in retirement with no plans to downsize and who wish to remain in their home.

Last updated 03 May 2024.

Product portfolio (PDF)

Our product portfolio contains the rates and details of the Retirement Interest Only (RIO) products currently available for intermediaries.

Key criteria

Key criteria for our RIO range:

  • Available to those aged 55+
  • Interest only up to 55% LTV
  • Minimum loan size £30,000
  • Minimum property value £150,000
  • Repaid when a life event is triggered (no maximum term)


View our full RIO criteria.

Featured product

Our featured RIO product is: FXD966


  • Fixed rate to 31/07/26
  • Follow-on variable rate of 7.24% to 31/07/29
  • No booking fee
  • £998 arrangement fee

Useful downloads

Downloads to help you apply:


You can find more forms and checklists on our Downloads page.

*Please note: When downloading the Affordability Calculator, you'll need to save the file into a trusted location (for example, your personal folders, not 'downloads') to ensure maximum accessibility.

No, there’s no minimum equity requirement for our RIO mortgage range. This is due to the capital being repaid when a life event occurs.

Each applicant is assessed independently for our RIO range to make sure they can afford the monthly interest payments on their own. Please note that we do not accept earned income on RIO cases.

You can find an AIP form on our ‘Downloads‘ section. Please complete the editable PDF and email it to intermediaries@themarsden.co.uk. The team will then assess it and contact you with the outcome. Please check our ‘Service standards’ page to see our current AIP turnaround times.

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