Balancing independent living with an older person’s needs is a balancing act for many families. Homeshare could be the solution you seek, writes Caroline Cooke.
Peter McGahan considers why the UK is prone to house price bubbles and how post pandemic savings and attitudes to work could be about to deliver another.
Are you retiring this year? According to calculations by Legal and General* more than 500,000 people will reach retirement age this year.
If you intend to downsize in 2020 and avoid paying stamp duty, renting could be an attractive option.
Jamie Turnbull looks at issues facing people who want to downsize and rent on the open market. This month, he explains the difference between assured tenancy and assured shorthold tenancy.
Inflated property prices are a barrier to expats wanting to return the UK, but buying is not the best or only option explains Gillian Girling.
Financial responsibility now is the way towards a happy retirement in the future. Follow these steps to pay off your mortgage sooner rather than later.
How rental could be the alternative to spending retirement rattling around in a large home and having the worry and expense of its upkeep.
Stewart Andersen considers the French gite market and property opportunities for Brits interested in value for money and rental potential.
Overseas property expert Stewart Andersen looks at second home options offered on Taylor Wimpey Espana’s new development at La Reserva de Alcuzcuz, Benahavis.
Peter McGahan examines how buy-to-let landlords are being hit by new borrowing rules pushing the market down by 17% year on year.
Average Britons spend £10,000 on upgrades in the first five years of living in a new property, writes Stewart Andersen.
Jill Rushton, Associate and Probate Solicitor at, Stephensons, explains how to gift property to children and minimise your exposure to inheritance tax.
Sarah Gazard reveals how best to downsize your property in later life and highlights the pitfalls to be wary of.
Laura Henderson, of Abode2, reveals Europe still offers good overseas property opportunities for savvy British investors.
Low value products and an over-inflated property market – why would anyone apply for a mortgage without the help of an IFA?
Jordan Tilley looks at overseas property purchasing and how to avoid the stress and cost of exchange rates.
Steve Wanless examines the bouyant housing market but cautions against putting all your eggs in one basket if you are looking to invest capital.
Anthony Stancomb tells how he gave up the rat race and moved to Croatia … and reintroduced cricket!