Give your home a makeover

You won’t be surprised to learn that doing up the kitchen is one of the more popular home improvements, but you may be interested to learn about the potential value it could add to your home.

Our fact sheet below outlines some of the more typical home renovations, alongside their costings for a skilled builder or crafts-person to deliver a high-spec job. Aside from any value they may add to your property, there’s also your sense of wellbeing to consider.

Want to find out more about the financial costs associated with renovating and improving your home? Download our fact sheet to learn more.

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How do we stack up?

How do we stack up?

Here, we have summarised some of the key approaches to raising finance after 55 – looking at sensible borrowing, whether secured through equity release or using unsecured borrowing. ​

We compare those methods to using your savings and investments or drawing down money from your flexi pension pot.

Read our Fact Sheet.


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