Wouldn’t you be better off financially if you remained in the general community and watched the value of your home increase over the years? Quite possibly, but to what purpose? So that your children can receive a larger inheritance when you die? Whilst a number of Retirement Villages perform quite reasonably, in a financial sense [...]
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The Loan/Lease model is utilised by probably 80% of Retirement Villages in Australia including Hume Retirement Resort (HRR) and there is a good reason for that. It provides for a mutual benefit whereby residents can enjoy a higher standard of living in retirement than they would normally be able to afford and owners can adequately [...]
A move to Retirement Village Living is a big decision and let’s face it, it will most likely be one of the last major decisions you will make in regard to your accommodation. So you need to get it right in order to enjoy a safe, secure and comfortable lifestyle as you age. Here are [...]
When you are looking to downsize and make a move to Retirement Living you need to be sure you make the right choice so as your latter years will be as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. So let’s have a look at two of the major options in a little more detail. LAND LEASE: With [...]
There is no doubt that many people considering moving to a Retirement Village are absolutely bamboozled by the financial model that is usually employed. This can create uncertainty, suspicion, and procrastination. Worse still, it often means that people finish up committing to other forms of accommodation that ultimately prove unsatisfactory as they age. This might [...]
I know. The mere thought of packing up your belongings is enough to give you a headache. Not to mention the emotional trauma of leaving the family home, that you’ve probably lived in for many years. But you’ve made the right decision, and now you’re looking forward to the beginning of the rest of your [...]