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Cutting stamp duty for downsizers would boost second-steppers’ prospects – Phillips

There is always a lot in the press about the problems first-time buyers are facing when tr...

  • Jul 30, 2018
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Downsizers using bridging to escape property prison – BFS

The UK short term bridging market is worth an estimated £3bn annually and has seen sustai...

  • Jul 12, 2018
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More than 3m potential downsizers hold £1trn of housing wealth

More than three million homeowners aged over 55 are living in a property too big for their...

  • Apr 30, 2018
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Three-quarters of UK housing wealth held by over-50s – Savills

Homeowners aged over 50 hold £2.8trn of housing equity, a new study from Savills has reve...

  • Apr 04, 2018
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Tackling the downsizing dilemma to fund retirement – Rozario

Most people’s pension pots will not go deep enough to cover a lengthy retirement, so oth...

  • Sep 25, 2017
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Demand for downsizing on the up but sellers ‘unrealistic’ on price

Two in five estate agents report a surge in inquiries from older homeowners looking to dow...

  • Aug 11, 2017
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What did you miss? The top 10 stories on Mortgage Solutions this week

This week’s mortgage news was headlined by someone used to topping the bill in packed co...

  • Mar 17, 2017
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Delusional downsizers and the myth of cashing in on cavernous abodes – Wilson

Prior to the publication of the Housing White Paper, there was a suggestion in some quarte...

  • Mar 15, 2017
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Downsizing solution for older borrowers hobbled by lending restrictions

Barratt Developments has said it is ready to provide homes for older buyers who want to do...

  • Feb 12, 2016
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A third of over-55s consider downsizing

A third of over-55s in Great Britain are considering downsizing or expect to at some point...

  • Feb 08, 2016
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