Australia tends to have a love/hate relationship with real estate agents. Do we trust them? Not really, we rate just above second-hand car salesmen and advertising executives! Do we hire them to sell our most prized assets? Often. But here’s the thing. There are some things real estate agents will be reluctant to tell you when it comes to selling property because they know they’ll risk losing the sale of your property altogether.
If you’re considering buying a dwelling in a retirement village, then you have two major options – strata title or leasehold. Read on to find out about how each option works, including upfront, ongoing and exit costs, as well as all the pros and cons.
Initiating conversations with partners and family about future lifestyle needs is never easy but such a conversation can bring the participants closer
It’s a common and frequent question people ask as they get older and are considering their retirement options. Our advice is always to seek professional advice based on your specific financial situation and lifestyle goals. In the meantime, here are a few thoughts to help you socialise your retirement planning.
Retirement, downsizing and pursuing an alternative lifestyle option may seem an emotional and daunting task, but the start point, having a discussion and sketching out a transition plan needn’t be such an uncomfortable process.
A warm welcome to the Seniors Real Estate blog page.
It’s with much pleasure that I introduce myself.
I’m Peter the Licensee and a mature age member of the Gold Coast community.