Monthly Archives: June 2015

Is Britain prepared for an ageing population?

The latest Office for National Statistics (ONS)[i] figures have revealed that the average age of UK residents has hit 40 for the first time, and that the total UK population has now reached a record 64.6 million, increasing almost half a million in the past 12 months. The population as whole is getting older with […]

‘Last Time Buyers’ needs to be prioritised

A report published today by Legal & General[i] called “Last Time Buyer” (LTB) has found there are 5.3 million under-occupied homes in the UK, with 3.3 million last time buyers looking to downsize. According to the report, the LTB market accounts for £820 billion of the housing wealth, set to reach £1.2 billion in 2020. […]