Equity release: How to find out if it’s right for you

Equity release: How to find out if it’s right for you You’ve worked hard for your money. Now it’s time to make it work harder for you. It’s time to treat yourself to the best life can offer. You have dreams to follow and time to make them reality. And your priorities have changed. From dreams to reality Perhaps you would like to travel the world (or to some parts of it). You could help your family get on to the property ladder. Y...Continue reading

The best advice for a stress-free moving in day

The best advice for a stress-free moving in day When are you at your happiest? Moving-in day signals a new life for most retirees. On the first day in your brand-new luxury park home, you’re likely to be looking at life from a different angle. There are new places to go, new hobbies and projects to take up and new people to meet – some of whom will become lifelong friends. Everything is unpacked and there’s no clutter. You’ve ...Continue reading

How to help your family on to the property ladder

How to help your family on to the property ladder Can money make you happy? While money isn’t everything, it does help solve or alleviate many of the problems that come our way in life. We know that how we spend money affects our happiness. And that we need to keep a sensible balance between how much we spend and how much we save. When you’ve retired, your money will play a major role in funding the lifestyle you want. Your nest e...Continue reading

Your new home: practical advice for moving-in day

Your new home: practical advice for moving-in day Do you like to plan? Live your life by lists? Or take each day as it comes? When it comes to moving in to your new home, it’s useful (and will be more stress-free) to follow a to-do list. It will take away the worry that you’ve forgotten something. What if you’re not a list person? This one will get you started. Moving on Long after you’ve moved in, if ever you find yourself regrettin...Continue reading

How to make your pension pot work harder for you

How to make your pension pot work  harder for you Retirement brings a wealth of opportunities for a different kind of lifestyle. As you make plans for this new phase in your life, thoughts turn naturally towards your finances: How much will it cost to fund your retirement lifestyle? What is your pension pot actually worth? Thanks to careful budgeting and planning, a prosperous future lies ahead for you. In your mid to late 50...Continue reading

The freedom of retirement. How to stay fulfilled

The freedom of retirement. How to stay fulfilled What does a blissful retirement mean for you? Are you planning and preparing for retirement? Perhaps you nurture a desire to achieve new feelings of fulfilment when you stop working full-time. Maybe your aspirations are beginning to take shape in your mind. Many people would agree that a fulfilling retirement depends on: The place where you live How healthy and active yo...Continue reading

Happiness and new beginnings. Park home life in Lymm

Happiness and new beginnings. Park home life in Lymm “It is not the years in your life that count but the life in your years.” Quoted on many a fridge magnet (and sometimes credited to Abraham Lincoln), this will ring true for many of us - especially as we begin retirement. Looking back at your life, has it been wonderful, joyous, sometimes sad, exciting, often challenging? Most people would reflect that life has been quite a journey. Let’...Continue reading

New life in the park – will it appeal to singles and couples?

New life in the park – will it appeal to singles and couples? New life in the park - will it appeal to singles and couples? As a single person or couple, when it comes to buying a retirement home, lifestyle change is the top reason for moving. Homes designed and built especially for active and independent retirement living will make a positive difference to retirees’ health in the long term. In contrast, home environments and communities whic...Continue reading