June 19, 2019

Archives for August 2017

Legal & General snaps up Inspired Retirement Villages

Luxury Retirement Villages in Warwick & Cheshire | Inspired Villages Inspired Villages in Warwick and Cheshire offers a collection of beautiful apartments with five-star facilities for that luxury retirement lifestyle. In another sign that new blood is eager to enter the retirement housing market, Legal and General has just snapped up Inspired Retirement Villages. It […]

Pensioners hammered with 88% rise in ground rents

… Often in sites with dismal resale values Thousands of pensioners living in older retirement properties are facing a massive hike in ground rents: 88 per cent is not unusual. The older leases of mass retirement housing builder McCarthy and Stone are kicking in with huge hikes in ground rents. Ground rents at Churchill sites […]

Our ground rents are fair, says McCarthy and Stone (even though they go up to £600 and are for no service whatsoever)

DCLG Consultation Paper On Leasehold And Ground Rents – Statement – McCarthy & Stone See our response to the DCLG consultation paper on Leasehold and Ground Rents It is a fair bet that McCarthy and Stone will be making a strong submission to the DCLG into the leasehold houses and ground rent scandals firmly urging […]

FirstPort’s estate agency Retirement Homesearch sees rise in homes for sale

UK Retirement Property Market, Q1 2017 | FirstPort FirstPort, the UK’s leading retirement property specialist releases its latest 2017 quarterly review of the UK market and beyond. Retirement Homesearch, the estate agency of FirstPort, claims it is seeing a very small rise on last year for new instructions and current stock levels. Nick Freeth, Managing […]

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