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Summer Edition 2016

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The new tribes moving to

The new tribes moving to a village near you Peter Wright PROPERTY ProPerty search & advice Tailored property advice in South East England and London Five new village tribes have been identified in a new report by property adviser Strutt & Parker. ‘Housing Futures: The Village Revival’ investigates the emergence of a new creeping trend in the property market – the desire to move back to rural locations – and uncovers some new and interesting housing personas that are growing in the UK and moving to a village near you: The Downtons are an influential family with substantial income living in the grandest village house. While the most prestigious house in the village would once have been owned by the local squire, many of these properties have now been acquired by buyers using property equity to purchase a rural idyll. PROPERTY Peter Wright offers a tailored property search service, with experienced and comprehensive advice on all aspects of finding Elderflowers are healthy and active retirees who have assets, including their own home and pension income. Elderflowers have either lived in the village all their lives or are empty nesters looking to move into a village house that suits their changing needs. and purchasing residential and TO ADVERTISE IN OUR WINTER EDITION development property. Peter was an estate agent for 32 years selling prestigious properties in London and the South East. He now uses his knowledge and experience to find properties often not on the market, and to facilitate a smooth and successful transaction, saving you time and money. Peter is the father of two Old Eastbournians and one pupil currently at Eastbourne College. Rusticarians are entrepreneurs and creatives who can bring dynamism to the village economy. These diverse countryside dwellers embrace new approaches to work and lifestyle. For example, rural areas have the highest rate of homeworkers – 33% compared to 12% in urban areas. Rubies – or Rural Newbies – are families who are keen to move to a village location to raise their children. This group of predominantly younger families supports the local school, uses community facilities for classes and leisure facilities, and sustains local shops. The Onesies are single-person households which are growing across all age groups in the UK at a rate ten times faster than the general population. About 3.8 million older people are sole occupiers and 70% of these are women. email: Mobile: 07710 237199 Email: Stephanie McMahon, Head of Research at Strutt & Parker, said: “The face of the modern village is changing as new demographic groups play key roles in shaping the future of rural life.” 26 27


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