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The Pros and Cons of Downsizing Your Home After Retirement

More and more Australians are opting to downsize after retirement. Karidis Retirement
Villages in Adelaide is a popular choice as a South Australian owned and operated
business with 12 different over 55 living communities. If you’re thinking about
downsizing but are not sure if it’s right for you, check out our list of the pros and cons.

Pros of Downsizing for Retirement

Downsizing offers many benefits for Aussies who are ready for the next chapter,
especially in luxurious retirement villages with a wide range of communities and amenities.

Improved Cash Flow

A traditional Australian family home can easily be close to a million dollars, if not more.
With rising house prices and living costs, better cash flow makes a difference, and
downsizing is an affordable way to save money while living your best life.

Easier Maintenance

With slightly smaller living spaces, retirement homes deliver the big downsizing perk of
easier maintenance. Spend less time cleaning and more time out and about doing the
things you love.

Greater Convenience

Single-level living is a common choice for downsizing, and modern layouts provide
optimal comfort and convenience. If you want peace of mind with a safe, stylish home in
a welcoming environment, then downsizing to a retirement home may be perfect for
You.

Cons of Downsizing for Retirement

While many Aussies find the pros of downsizing far outweigh the cons, keeping these
things in mind is still important.

Emotional Connection

Depending on how long you’ve lived in your current house, you may have a deep
emotional connection to the property. That’s perfectly normal, although it may make it a
little harder to move on when it’s time for a change.

Smaller Living Space

Lastly, downsizing means you won’t have as much living space. This isn’t necessarily a
bad thing, but if you’re used to a lot of extra room and space for guests, then it can be a
bit of an adjustment to a retirement home.

Embrace Downsizing House with Retirement Villages Adelaide

If you’re ready to discover all the benefits of downsizing for retirement, it’s time to get in
touch with Karidis Retirement Villages. Call us on 1300 796 311 to discuss your
downsizing house plans in Adelaide.

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