Don’t rely on your property for your pension, Royal London warns — FT.com

“Hoping to live off the value of your home could be a downsizing delusion for millions of people,” said Steve Webb, director of policy with Royal London.

Source: Don’t rely on your property for your pension, Royal London warns — FT.com

 

Indeed.  In the next 10 years the wave of retiring baby-boomers will put downward pressure on the UK real estate prices. The population pyramid shows it with crystal clarity.

uk_popgraph_2015

London is different:

LondonPopulationPyramid_Census2011

 

2 thoughts on “Don’t rely on your property for your pension, Royal London warns — FT.com

    1. Thanks, Ivan. Lots of interesting material, but I have grown sceptical toward anything that relies on the concept of “risk-free interest rate” or related concepts.

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