Retirement planning? Call in the builders?

A recent survey undertaken by Saga Home Insurance into retirement planning found that many United Kingdom residents, who had recently retired, were planning major home improvements. It’s only natural that you would want to make home improvements now that you will be spending more time in your home during your retirement. How long are you planning [...]

2019-11-14T16:57:36+00:00 November 25th, 2019|News|

Inheritance tax receipts keep rising. Need you pay?

Exceptionally high levels of stamp duty are reported to be discouraging house sales and in particular discouraging older people from downsizing. Stamp duty on the sale of a £2 million home will amount to £153,750 and on a £600,000 home to £20,000. The government is also benefitting from increased receipts from inheritance tax (IHT) which [...]

2019-12-10T15:07:52+00:00 November 18th, 2019|News|

Retirement advice. Getting the best from retiring.

Moving into retirement can be one of the most exciting times of your life. It can also be daunting if you do not plan wisely. We can help you with retirement advice. Here are a few tips to help you plan to make the most of your retirement. State pension. How much will you receive [...]

2020-01-17T09:27:30+00:00 November 11th, 2019|News|

Trying to raise a mortgage deposit?

Young people trying to get on the property ladder are relying more and more on the ‘bank of mum and dad’ to help with their mortgage deposit. We are told that one in three first-time buyers expects to ask their family to help with the purchase of their first property. Some parents are in the fortunate position [...]

2019-10-16T15:38:11+01:00 November 4th, 2019|News|