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Experts warn of advice void ahead of pensions 2015 freedom changes

Experts warn of advice void ahead of pensions 2015 freedom changes

As buy-to-let property investment becomes a retirement option, experts warn of a lack of formal pensions advice. Summary: April 6th sees the launch of the new pensions 2015 freedom changes Many people with pension pots less than £100,000 may not be able to find formal financial advice Anyone interest in buy-to-let as a retirement option… Read more »

Buy-to-let investment rule change to cause pensions surge?

Buy-to-let investment rule change to cause pensions surge?

Pension providers are expecting a surge in interest after rules change to allow retirees to invest in buy-to-let. Summary: Pensions providers are expecting a surge in interest following reforms Property investment has been cited as a popular new alternative to an annuity Experts have stressed the need for people to take their time and choose… Read more »

1 in 6 using pension lump sum for buy-to-let investment

1 in 6 using pension lump sum for buy-to-let investment

Thousands of people are prepared to use a pensions lump sum to make a buy-to-let property investment, new research suggests. Summary: One in six people prepared to use a pensions lump sum are planning to make a buy-to-let investment Average rental payments in the UK are now around £800 Buy-to-let investment may not be suitable… Read more »

Pensioner property wealth swells by £33bn in 6 months

Pensioner property wealth swells by £33bn in 6 months

Ahead of pensions freedom and an expected buy-to-let boom, pensioner property wealth has soared by £33 billion in six months. Summary: Capital property returns have generated the UK’s pensioners £1,200 a month since September last year On April 6th, a new generation of retirees will be given the freedom to use a buy-to-let investment as… Read more »

New retirees offered buy-to-let pensions 2015 guidance

New retirees offered buy-to-let pensions 2015 guidance

Select Property Group has published some a new guide that may help explain property investment to those people approaching retirement and thinking about using their pension to purchase a real estate asset. Summary: Many people aged 55 and over are seeking advice on new pensions changes Buy-to-let has been cited as a possible option for… Read more »

Pensions 2015: 4 reasons student property may be more suitable than buy-to-let

Pensions 2015: 4 reasons student property may be more suitable than buy-to-let

The pensions 2015 changes will offer future retirees more financial freedom – and therefore more responsibility – than any generation prior to them. From April 6th, anyone over the age of 55 will have full access to their pension pot and will no longer be restricted to buying an annuity. This has led to many… Read more »

2015 pension changes: 8 things you need to know about buy-to-let

2015 pension changes: 8 things you need to know about buy-to-let

Buy-to-let investment is going from strength to strength, so will it be a perfect pension purchase for your retirement? As the April 6th pension changes move closer, tens of thousands of people are looking at their pensions funds and thinking about the most suitable way to fund their retirement. Headline after headline has heralded the… Read more »