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Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2017’

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New extra-care scheme in West London

A new extra-care scheme in West London offers shared-ownership apartments for sale Set within its own grounds and close to the river Thames, Bridgewater House in Hounslow is offering 36 one-and-two-bedroom apartments for people aged over 50 who need assisted-living support. Four of the apartments are available to buy through shared ownership priced from £91,250 for 25 per cent share of a …

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Retiring with family and friends

A major deterrent to downsizing is being unable to find a suitable retirement development close to your family and friends. But what if you could persuade them to move to the same development as you? This is just what Barbara Friggens did some 80 years after being born in the same house as her cousin Corinne. Now the pair are …

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A new retirement village in Worcestershire

Richmond Villages announces its eighth retirement village at Wood Norton in Worcestershire Sales and information event – Saturday 28th October, 10am-4pm at Wood Norton Hotel, Worcester Road, Evesham WR11 4YB Offering a quiet and peaceful location, Richmond Wood Norton, which is due to open early 2019, will occupy the site of a former BBC training college, between the old riverside …

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How you can benefit from caring for an animal

There are many mental health benefits as well as physical ones that come from spending time with animals and pets The health benefits of dog ownership are well documented and a study commissioned last year by pet food company, Butcher’s Pet Care found that dog owners are fitter and healthier than those without canine companions, with 73 per cent saying they …

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Top tips to giving your new home a fresh look

Whether you are downsizing to the country, coast or town you want to create a peaceful, welcoming environment in which you feel completely at home and utterly comforted For many downsizing to a smaller home or a retirement apartment means an opportunity to start afresh, with a blank canvas to create your dream decor. Need some inspiration? Here top interior …

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How to maintain the value of your retirement property

If you want to safeguard the value of your home here is a checklist of 10 things you should look for before you buy How attractive will your property be in 10 years time? Is it near good transport links and the High Street? Will a future owner face steep ground rent increases? How involved is the housebuilder in managing …

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