The quantities of money differ relying on the place you reside. Transferring to a smaller home from London may unencumber £239,200 and within the South-east £171,100.
In Yorkshire and the Humber, the common determine drops to £80,500 and within the North-east you might unlock, £59,800, says Savills.
The property agent mentioned greater than 3.6 million properties with at the very least two bedrooms are owned by over-65s in England.
Spokesman Lucian Cook dinner, mentioned: “Owners are reluctant to downsize given their attachment to the household dwelling, a scarcity of economic incentive and a restricted provide of fine retirement lodging.
“However with the prices of working a house rising so quickly, the monetary advantages of downsizing are prone to come to the fore within the subsequent 12 to 18 months.”