Moving home

As you reach retirement, the chances are you’ll have moving home off to a fine art. That’s because, on average, people in the UK move home three times in their lives*. But it’s still stressful, so it’s worth planning ahead to make things go as smoothly as possible.   

Here you’ll find details about each of the areas involved in moving house – including what you need to know about retiring abroad. Hopefully it will help you feel more prepared to tackle the housing market, if and when the time comes.

Things to think about

What does it cost to buy and sell property?

Process and costs

A comprehensive guide to moving house

Going it alone

Selling your home the DIY way and saving yourself money

Moving abroad

A comprehensive guide to moving abroad

Removals and storage

Taking the hassle out of moving house

*According to research carried out by Savills (2019).