5 Top Tips on What to Look for in a Great Retirement Property

Retirement can be an exciting time in a person’s life. But it can also be a daunting prospect with many important decisions to make in terms of your finances. In this article, we’re going to provide five top tips on…

How Later Life Can Be The Start of a New Vibrant Life

When we think of retirement living, often we associate it with coming into a quieter time in life. However, this is often not the case. In fact, for those at Terlingham Gardens life only really has just got started. It’s…

Downsize and Rent in a Retirement Community in ’22

Halifax building society has reported that house price growth is at a 17 year high. For retired homeowners that have put off moving or a downsize over the past two years due to the pandemic, it might be the ideal…

Renting By The Sea In Retirement

Thought about living by the sea in retirement? Retiring to the coast needn’t be just a dream. For example, in 2022 you could rent an apartment in Scarborough & Southport from just £650 per month. Living By The Sea Retirement…

Moving to a Retirement Community Helps Beat Loneliness

After living in a luxurious flat in a Grade Two Listed building in Buxton, Derbyshire, 80 year old Jackie Corrigan decided it was time for a change. Jackie had lived in the flat for three and half years, ever since…

Girlings Retirement Rentals Expands Luxury Portfolio

A recent report from buy-to-let mortgage lender Paragon showed that the number of over 55s renting has more than doubled in the last decade. And over 55s are much less likely to want to own their own home (45%), compared…

No Loneliness Living in a Retirement Community

Living in a retirement community boosts friendships and helps prevent loneliness during lockdown … The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a light on the importance of friendships and community. This is increasingly important for people as they get older, according to…

Move to ‘The Happiest Places’ in The UK and Rent in Retirement in 2021

Property portal Rightmove recently published their happiest places to live index. It highlighted several happy hot spots in the South West. St Ives topped the list, along with Falmouth, Weymouth, Plymouth and Poole which made it into the top 20.  …

Sailing Around The World With My Soul Mate

Below Simon Fowler tells us about sailing around the world with his wife after retirement … Sailing Around The World Carla and I are two lucky souls who currently live on a 40-foot catamaran, sailing the seas in our post-retirement…

Thinking About Retiring Abroad?

Is retiring abroad as popular now as in the past?   It seems that, global issues are causing retirees with plans to emigrate, to stay put.  President Trump, Brexit and a potential no deal are all causing people retiring to rethink…