What to Consider in a Home that will Age with You

When you’re buying a new home, something to consider is whether it is a home you plan on staying in for as long as possible, even after the kids are gone.

 

There are a few factors we forget to consider in a home that will age with us.

 

Here are a few Tips to choosing a home that will Age with you:

 

Consider…

 

Neighbourhood

  • Is it walkable?
  • Are there local social clubs and activities?

Size

  • Will you be able to maintain it (lawn, garden, cleaning) or hire some to maintain it for you?

Accessibility

  • Are there many staircases or small steps in entryways?
  • Is there good lighting?
  • Does it have a walk-in shower?

 

Considering all the questions listed above will make it far easier to age with your home. Fewer modifications or moves will be needed later on as well. So keep these tips in mind when shopping for your forever home.

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Garry Thind

Garry Thind

REALTORĀ®
CENTURY 21 Coastal Realty Ltd.
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