Our Four-Stage Retirement Budget Planner

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Preparing your retirement budget is one mammoth of a task; especially as you could need it to last you several decades. Of course, how comfortable you are in retirement will depend on your stream of income; and, for low-earners, retirement will look very different to those with more room-to-breathe. In the UK, there are two […]

A Brief Guide to Inheritance Tax Planning

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Nobody enjoys thinking about what’s to come after we’ve gone; but for many, it’s important to to keep some element of control when it comes to passing on assets. To make sure that your loved ones are properly provided for, it may be a good idea to start looking into inheritance tax planning. With lots […]

5 Different Uses for your Garden Home

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With a whole host of different terms used to describe the same building; it’s easy to wonder exactly what the difference is between a modern garden home, and a traditional granny-annexe. The truth is, there isn’t really one. Both are permanent units, detached from the main home building and fully-equipped with a living space, kitchen […]

Does An Annexe Add Value? The Rising Popularity of the Garden Building

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Annexes are currently seeing a boom across the UK which leads to the question – does an annexe add value to the price of your property? In short, the answer is yes, but it is certainly not simply in monetary terms. An Annexe can add value to a family home in many ways. Let us […]

Granny Annex Prices: What Will My Budget Cover?

Granny Annexe Prices

Granny Annex prices vary across the board. It all comes down to what you are looking for and your own personal needs. Do you have the perfect space where you can build the annex of your dreams without any restrictions? Or is footprint an issue and you need to consider the limitations of your garden? […]

Granny Annexe for Sale: Understanding the True Value to Your Home

Granny Annexe for Sale

While building a Granny Annexe at your property is the perfect solution now and for future planning, what happens next if you choose to move – will a granny annexe for sale alongside your home add value to your property? We’d certainly suggest so, but as well as considering the monetary value to your home, […]

The Granny Annexe Process Part 3

This is the last in our third part series on the granny annexe process, you can find part one here and part two here. This week we are looking at what happens when elderly relatives have moved into their new home in The Granny Annexe Process Part 3.

How Much Is A Granny Annexe?

How Much Is A Granny Annexe? If you’re thinking about downsizing into your dream annexe or investing in a garden annexe for your elderly parents, one of the first questions you will have is likely to be: how much is a granny annexe?

Monthly Costs Of Living In A Granny Annexe

monthly costs of living in a granny annexe

Moving into a granny annexe is a big decision. But I think most people who live in a granny annexe would tell you that it is the best decision they ever made! That being said, there are many factors to think about and consider before moving into a granny annexe. And one of them is […]

Prefab Annexes and Costs

granny annexe is a cost effective solution to elderly accommodation

Prefab annexes are becoming the preferred solution for creating more living space at home, because they provide affordable luxury. The insurer Hiscox reports that the number of homeowners renovating instead of moving has increased five-fold in five years. More and more people are staying where they are but choosing instead to invest in the property […]