PROPERTY

For many renting is a lifestyle choice

For many renting is a lifestyle choice

Two fifths of retired renters are former homeowners who have sold their property to pay off debts or boost their income according to new research published by insurer Prudential. ...
Downsizing – the questions to ask

Downsizing – the questions to ask

In Mature Times we often talk about the benefits in later life of downsizing – essentially moving from the family home to a smaller property, maybe into a purpose-built retirement development, where t ...
Three’s company

Three’s company

Thousands of family homes now include grandparents – as rising house prices and the cost of care has driven more elderly people to live with their children. ...
The upside to downsizing for over 60s

The upside to downsizing for over 60s

Many of those surveyed by think tank Demos said they were considering moving to somewhere more suitable, that’s easy to maintain with fewer stairs and one in four said they would think about buying a ...