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Could becoming a home and pet sitter boost your retirement income?

The cost of living is going up with energy, fuel and food prices all rising leading to many people being concerned about their finances. With inflation expected to hit 7% by spring[i] the crisis may get worse, before it gets…

Half of all homes will be rented by older people by 2035

An ageing population is driving an increase in households renting, with new analysis by Paragon Bank[i] revealing that over half of homes in the private rented sector are anticipated to be headed up by someone over 45, up from around…

Home and pet sitting is the number one dream job in the UK – and we’re recruiting !

New research by jobs search engine Adzuna[i] has revealed that pet sitter positions are among the most popular jobs in the UK after analysing more than 3.8 million job vacancies on their site. Homesitters Ltd, one of the UK’s leading…

Retirement rental apartments in Peterborough set for a busy year as retirees choose city living in 2022

A report at the end of last year by think-tank the Social Market Foundation[i] suggested people should be helped to spend their later years in urban retirement housing in towns and city centres rather than heading for the coast or…

Fred Lawrence retires to his dream Cornish home

Renting an apartment in a retirement development by the sea through retirement rentals specialists My Future Living has given 78 year old Fred Lawrence the life-long dream of daily coastal walks. Researchers from the European Centre for Environment & Human…

Why 2022 could be the year to downsize and rent in a retirement community

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

Why pets aren’t a barrier to living in a retirement development

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a huge rise in pet ownership rise as people spent more time at home and wanted a companion and they were around to look after it. A survey undertaken in September by investment company LetterOne[i]…