Bromley offers the best of both worlds for retirees downsizing

Bromley offers the best of both worlds for retirees downsizing

Bromley offers the best of both worlds for retirees downsizing, with affordable properties close to the capital More retired people today are favouring urban areas to enjoy vibrant neighbourhoods, restaurants, shops and good access to public transport. Estate agents...
Worried your pension income is too low to enjoy retirement?

Worried your pension income is too low to enjoy retirement?

Many people approaching retirement think they may not have enough money to see them through their latter years, even if they sell up and downsize What with stamp duty, selling fees to the agents, purchasing a new home, and moving costs, there is often little left of...
Why Buckinghamshire is beckoning a new wave of retirees

Why Buckinghamshire is beckoning a new wave of retirees

“Tremendous things are in store for you! Wonderful surprises await you” wrote Roald Dahl in his children’s book ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’. The popular late author could have equally written these words about the county of Buckinghamshire where he lived for...
A life changing decision

A life changing decision

After overcoming a period of health and emotional difficulties Joy Rayner is enjoying a new lease of life at a McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living development. The twin blows of losing her beloved husband, as well as her own health battles, meant that Joy Rayner...
Always use an independent lawyer when buying a home overseas

Always use an independent lawyer when buying a home overseas

People planning to buy a property abroad should always use an independent lawyer that is different from the seller. In the summer months, Simon Conn, the UK’s leading overseas property professional and financial advisor, sees a spike in the number of enquiries from...
Poldark lures retirees to Cornwall

Poldark lures retirees to Cornwall

The BBC series, Poldark, which showcases Cornwall’s stunning scenery has been a major factor in raising its profile as a desirable place to retire. Gillian Girling, Chief Executive of Girlings Retirement Rentals, says, “Since Poldark was first screened more...