The benefits of downsizing

Have you been thinking about downsizing your home?

If your children have flown the nest and left you with empty rooms, or you’re looking for a simpler lifestyle with less time spent on cleaning and more time enjoying the things you love – take a look at some of the benefits you’ll get when moving to a smaller home! 

Cheaper bills

By downsizing your house, you can reduce the cost of your energy bills. There will be less rooms to heat and a smaller space to keep warm. Reducing the number of bathrooms will reduce the amount of water you use and having a smaller garden will lower water bills too. 

A new build home is extremely energy efficient, as it’s jam-packed with features that will save you money! – Find out more about energy efficiency. 

More accessible 

When downsizing to a forever home, it’s important to choose a property that is more accessible for the future. Whether that’s a single-story home or a home with less stairs or floors, as they will be much more beneficial in later life. 

In addition to this, our new build developments are situated in communities with easily accessible amenities, so everything you need is on your doorstep!

More manageable

If your current home requires lots of time for cleaning and maintenance, downsizing can reduce the physical demands of a larger home, particularly as you get older.

Moving to a smaller home will also give you an excuse to sort and de-clutter some of the things you might have accumulated over time in your current home.


Are you needing a change of scenery or looking to move closer to friends or family? This is a great opportunity! 

Downsizing gives you the chance to find a smaller home in a more suitable location for your future lifestyle and needs. Maybe you’re looking for somewhere with better public transport links or somewhere more scenic, away from the hustle and bustle of towns and cities.  

When selecting locations for our new build homes, we consider everything from amenities to transport links, ensuring that they’re in ideal locations for all types of buyers. – view our locations. 

Releasing equity 

If you’re planning on selling your existing home, downsizing to a smaller home will benefit you financially. When you buy a new home at a lower price, you will release equity. This could leave you with a sizeable amount of money to enjoy alongside your new home.

Downsizing might sound daunting, but there are so many benefits including financial security, more freedom to enjoy the things you love and being able to live a more comfortable lifestyle in your home. 

Of course, selling your home can be stressful but we have several schemes which can help you move stress-free! Like My Move Made Easy where we will help you sell your home, and pay your estate agent fees – Find out more!