buying a house after retirement

You’ve just about done it – you are almost there. After spending the last chapter of your life raising children and growing your career, retirement is just around the corner and it’s time to have time just for you! From traveling, to exploring new hobbies and building a community around new and existing friends, this chapter in your life is exciting and filled with lots of opportunities for changes. As you start to make your retirement plan, you may determine that your current home may not be ideal for your new lifestyle. To decide if you may want to consider moving around your retirement, ask yourself:

  • Do I have the right amount of space in my home?
  • Is there anything I wish I could get rid of, add, or change within the structure of my current home?
  • Is this the right state/city/neighborhood for me?
  • Without a job or children’s events to account for, does my community offer the activities and amenities I want?

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