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Planning my retirement home

I know that this house is going to by way too big for us when I retire. I don't want to have to maintain the house and garden now or have all this money locked up in a house. I want to be able to head off for the weekend without needing to organise people to come around and water the plants for instance! I have been looking into our options for downsizing and have learned about some of the ways we could do that and maximise our retirement income. I hope that the information I have found might be useful for other retirees as well.

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