Monthly Archives: March 2016

Half of home movers looking to downsize

We were interested to read a report by Lloyds Bank* this week which suggested that nearly half (46%) of home movers in the UK plan to downsize in the next three years and could realise up to £200,000 as a result. Downsizing was cited as the single most popular reason for moving and the average […]

Todays 70 year olds more cheerful than ever

Some good news for those hitting 70 this year, it seems that many 70 year olds are happier now than they were at 60, according to researchers at the MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing at University College London The National Survey for Health and Development which has followed the lives of 3,000 people […]

Esther Rantzen suggests older people should downsize

TV presenter Esther Rantzen was featured in this week’s Sunday Times and said that older people should downsize and move to a smaller property to free up family homes for families and help ease the housing crisis. We couldn’t agree more. Six years ago, Esther downsized to a two-bedroom flat from a large house in […]