The revival of the prefabricated home
What we associate with prefabricated homes has come a long way in recent years. Previously thought of as cheap post war buildings, they were built en masse lacking character and individuality.
Yet modern day prefabricated homes are now recognised for their unique and modern design, energy efficien…
Dropping in on the Spencers
After being introduced at the start of 2017, AIG’s Spencer Family has been helping advisers show clients real-life protection scenarios. The fictional family spans four generations and has already been used to show how the different types of protection can help a diverse range of people and circumst…
Remortgaging a big hit in 2017
Low interest rates coupled with the possibility to reducing monthly mortgage repayments has prompted a remortgage surge in early 2017. Activity climbed to represent 21% of the total valuations market in March, from 15% year-on-year. These figures also show that March remortgage activity was at its h…
Does the millennial generation still plan homeownership?
Despite prevailing assumptions about homeownership, three quarters of millennials from around the world still intend to buy their first home in the next five years. A study of over 100,000 young people from nine different countries revealed that millennials still have a generally positive attitude t…
Supporting the Self-Employed Revolution
New figures suggest that Britain is on the cusp of a self-employed “revolution”. According to a new report from lender Aldermore, just over four million British workers will become self-employed at some point in the future. One in ten also intend to make the transition in the next six months, but a …