Selling your family home can be a difficult decision until you consider the many choices in design available in condos. You have many styles to consider like a high-rise, a townhouse, or a semi-detached home. What you decide to buy depends on factors like your mobility, need for space, desire for amenities.
Condos Offer The Space And Amenities You Need
Many retirees leave their current homes because the property is now too big for them. It was fine when they had kids living at home. Are you paying to heat unused rooms? A condo offers the opportunity to get the right amount of space for you and your spouse or partner.
If you have mobility issues, a main floor master suite may work for you. Have you considered an apartment-style condo versus a townhouse with the multi-level living? Another benefit of condo living is the main floor laundry, usually located close to bedrooms.
Most condominium amenities include a pool, fitness room, community center, and more at your disposal. These amenities can offer you daily pleasure and provide extra space for socializing. Having a community room is great when you need it for a get-together.
Accessible Living Space Overcomes Mobility Issues
Is your motivation for selling your existing home due to difficulty navigating stairs? In seeking out a condo, you can select a building with an elevator or a main floor living condo.
Condos offer easy access and a convenient internal layout. Many newer condos incorporate universal design principles. Units have wider doorways, countertops, and cabinets that are easier to access and will make life easier for you. Whether you have arthritis or need a wheelchair, these properties are easier to navigate.
Since you own the unit, you have the freedom to make internal modifications that suit your needs and style. You may need approval from the condo association for certain renovations. You need permission so your renovations do not impact the integrity of the building or inconvenience other residents.
Condo Living Offers You The Freedom To Travel
Many retirees enjoy traveling on overnight trips or extended trips to visit family and friends. The biggest consideration in pursuing travel is the fear of leaving your home unattended. When you live in a condo, you always have nearby neighbors to watch over your property.
If you go away for a long time you may still need to make provisions to stop your mail delivery, care for pets, and someone to check on your home. Condo lifestyle offers you more freedom to be away for a long time without worry.
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Roy Thomas SRES is a Senior’s Real Estate Specialist and a REALTOR® with Sutton Group-Professional Realty. Licensed since 1991. Roy’s practice is helping retirees with their later in life moves. Roy can be reached at 902-497-3031, by email.
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Roy Thomas SRES® (Senior’s Real Estate Specialist) is a REALTOR® with Sutton Group Professional Realty. Since 1991, Roy specializes in helping retirees with their later in life real estate transactions. Call Roy at 902-497-3031 or contact Roy here