Podcast: One in four homeowners are planning to downsize. Find out why

Is your house too big for you now the kids have gone? Is home maintenance getting you down? Today, John Deeks speaks to Mark Skelsey, editor of Downsizing about why people are downsizing and some of the benefits they are enjoying. New research has revealed that 26 per cent of homeowners are currently planning to downsize, compared with just 20 per cent last year. Mark discusses the reasons why, popular areas to relocate to, and the genuine benefits of downsizing. It’s not an easy decision for many people but this podcast makes it logical by explaining the best way to get started and how to reduce costs and maintain government benefits. Downsizing offer free membership and as part of membership offer home value reports and notification of new properties. You can learn more here.