At 25, you probably don’t think much about your retirement or where you’ll be after 30 years. At most, you may wish for a nice home in a place that you love. The truth is, it’s never too early to start thinking about retirement! Whether you’re 24 or 59, putting money and thought towards retiring is important, especially if you plan to move into a new home when the time comes.
Retirement living should be comfortable and affordable. You don’t want to be worrying about potential housing or financial problems, you want to focus on your health and well being. In a recent survey, nearly 85% of retirees listed good health as the most important component to a happy retirement. The most content retirees said they engage in at least three activities regularly, whether it’s a fitness class or a social club gathering.
Staying active and social is important in retirement! If you’re looking in the real estate market for a comfortable place to settle down, small communities of like minded individuals are everywhere. Finding the perfect place to retire doesn’t have to be difficult, either. As of 2015, the average selling price for a non-distressed home was $136,000. In terms of real estate for sale, that’s a pretty good number. And these number scan be found in communities all over the place! You don’t have to break your back scouring the globe for the perfect warm weather getaway, it can be yours, and even better, it could be right under your nose!
Your dream of retirement living could be in a lakeside community, or it could be in Myrtle Beach, golf capitol of the world. No matter what your dream retirement looks like, it’s closer than you might think! No matter the dream, you most certainly can find it in your retirement living. But don’t let it fall to the wayside! Retirement is something to be thinking about whether it’s rapidly approaching or not. Don’t forget to invest in yourself now, so you can enjoy yourself later!