Moving house during retirement: It’s TIME to be YOURSELF | Property | Life & Style

Retirement gives you time to do what you want, whether that’s learning tai chi or setting off to explore the world. For Pat Johnson, who will be 90 next year, it means a three-week rail trip across Europe, booked city by city online with the help of her son. “I am very lucky, being as well as I am, and while I can still do these things I believe in doing them,” she says. “My husband and I bought a canal boat in 1956,” she explains. “But I sold my…

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Property retirement advice: How to make money from your home trick | Property | Life & Style

Property can become a tricky issue once you enter retirement, with many of us scratching our heads over the best option.  Eliot Castle, CEO and founder of We Buy Any Home, has outlined his advice on how you can make a substantial sum of money through being clever with your property choices. His advice includes a clever trick of downsizing quickly by using a private home buying company, which can see you sell your property in as little as a week. However, he outlined a number of alternative options too.…

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Pension vs property: Which is best when saving for retirement? | Property | Life & Style

Property is the best way of saving for retirement, most Britons believe. In fact, a whopping 49 per cent of Britons surveyed by the Office for National Statistics said property was best.  The latest edition of the ONS wealth and assets survey revealed the shocking figures. Back in 2010, the UK office started asking the question and since then the figure showing people who believe property is the best investment has only increased.  From July 2016 to June 2017, 49 per cent of Brits considered property would make the most…

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