Heard of the “Retiree Syndrome”?

Itchy rashes, depression, pounding headaches, stomach ulcers… many older couples are developing these and other stress-related medical issues by the score. It’s called “retiree syndrome.” The name might sound laughable, but the issues behind the name are serious for any couple facing retirement. Many psychologists point to retirement as one of the most stressful life […]

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE TIME COMES TO LEAVE YOUR HUME RETIREMENT RESORT HOME?

Not really something you wish to contemplate, particularly if you’re about to join us at Hume Retirement Resort. However, the time will ultimately come when you permanently vacate your home and it is important that you understand the process that will take place when you do so. Why leave? It goes without saying that there […]

It’s not all about our Homes!

So often we want to tell you about our luxury 3 bedroom homes with ensuite, open plan living, kitchen with granite bench tops and walk in pantry, huge laundry, masses of cupboard space, double garage with internal access, covered alfresco area and fully fenced private rear yard. So often we want to tell you about […]

Retirement Village Living – A Lifestyle or Financial Choice?

afternoon tea at Hume retirement resort

If you are at the stage where you are seriously thinking about a move to a Retirement Village you will no doubt have some doubts about whether such a move will be right for you. You’ll be asking yourself things like – Am I still too young for a Retirement Village? Would I be wasting […]

Living in Retirement – Community or Village?

At Hume Retirement Resort we are confident that we can not only provide a fantastic lifestyle but we can guarantee it will be a whole lot cheaper than living in the general residential community. As you can see in the table below, the recurrent charge in our village covers a lot of the things you […]

Why buy into a Retirement Village?

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 […]

Understanding the Loan/Lease Retirement Village Model

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 […]

WHAT YOU SHOULD LOOK FOR IN A RETIREMENT HOME

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 […]

RETIREMENT LIVING OPTIONS – LAND LEASE V LOAN LEASE

Hume Retirement Resort homes

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 […]

THE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH RETIREMENT LIVING

Hume Retirement Resort Rtirement couple

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 […]