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Ethical alternative to Buy-to-Let, Reap, relaunches to address housing shortage

Ethical alternative to Buy-to-Let, Reap, relaunches to address housing shortage

With returns from buy-to-let investing falling over recent years, British Community Benefit Society, Equfund is launching a second round of Reap, a secure property-based financing arrangement. Reap sees ethically minded investors lend their money to provide decent, safe, and affordable housing for people at risk of homelessness. Reap invests in property to provide affordable rental […]

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Gran Designs: Pensioners investing in the housing market are the only hope for the housing crisis in the wake of general election

Gran Designs: Pensioners investing in the housing market are the only hope for the housing crisis in the wake of general election

Whoever you vote for on May 7th, it’s responsible ‘Grandlords’ offering real housing hope for younger generations Andrew Mahon, Director, The Equfund Group, shares his views on the future for housing for Britain’s youth. ANDREW MAHON ON THE HOUSING CRISIS: “We have a housing crisis in the UK and, for over 40 years, consecutive governments have […]

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Over 55’s suffering pension tension

Over 55’s suffering pension tension

Confusion reigns for retirees looking for alternative uses of their pension pot. One in five (19%) over 55’s feel confused over upcoming pension reforms A third (33%) say they have no-one to turn to for financial advice Two thirds (62%) overestimate value of the weekly state pension ‘It’s not about being able to buy a […]

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Is the pension dead? Top 5 alternatives to pensions

Is the pension dead? Top 5 alternatives to pensions

From April 6, savers over-55 will be allowed to cash in their entire pension pot and choose where to invest it next. But what can you actually do with that money instead of putting it into a pension? There’s a whole world out there that’s much more than just a state pension. 1. HELP CURE […]

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