Download Considering a Retirement Village – The Ultimate Checklist

The Retirement Guide – Considering a Retirement Village e-guide is a comprehensive checklist to resident funded retirement villages in Australia. It is designed to provide prospective retirement village residents and their families information they need to analyse and assess opportunities, compare alternatives, evaluate investment potential, ask the right questions, get the right advice and ultimately make informed decisions.

Please note that Considering a Retirement Village e-guide is not a substitute for legal or financial advice. Before making a commitment to move to a retirement village, prospective residents should obtain specific legal and financial advice from independent and qualified practitioners who are familiar with their personal and financial circumstances and their particular legal documentation.

What’s in the Checklist

The Considering a Retirement Village e-guide answers the following questions to facilitate a systematic approach to what is a complex decision:

  • How to decide on a location?
  • What research do you need to undertake?
  • How to decide on the style of accommodation and facilities?
  • What are some of the design elements you need to consider?
  • What services and facilities are provided?
  • What are the livability and house features?
  • Considering your current and future health needs?
  • Are pets allowed?
  • What are the financial aspects?
  • When to seek legal advice.
  • How to tell your family?
  • How to sell your home?
  • Getting to know your ‘new’ neighbours.
  • Community size and structure for consideration?
  • What level of security is offered?

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