4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Retirement Home

Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 4:43PM

4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Retirement Home

Whether you’ve reached retirement or are winding down your working years, now’s a great time to discover the major benefits of moving into a custom home in a dynamic Central Florida community. Here, you’ll get all the features you most want in a residence and can live among like-minded people who share your same interests.

With so much information and opinion about retirement living, it can be difficult to get to the bottom line and understand what your best options are. Thankfully, there are methods you can use to ensure a happy and healthy retirement. Here’s how to get started:

1) Determine Your Priorities

Do you love outdoor activity such as golf, pickleball, walking, and similar? Or maybe you prefer to spend time inside, engaged in pleasant conversation with friends and loved ones. You could even be seeking a quiet and safe location where you can relax and unwind, but still be close to needed amenities.

When you have a custom home built in a growing and thriving Central Florida neighborhood, every day can be like a vacation. Best of all, when you require access to hospitals, airports, and attractions, you’ll enjoy convenient access to major highways and public transportation options.

2) Know Your Monthly Budget

For many retirees, living on a fixed income can be a challenge. Even if you’re still working part-time, it’s wise to think about day-to-day expenses and also make a long-term plan. This will help you maintain the quality of life you’ve come to expect without the threat of unforeseen changes.

Some people avoid custom homeownership during retirement for fear it’s financially out of reach. In fact, this option is ideal for many people who have recently retired. That’s because you get a built-in community of friendly and caring neighbors who look out for each other. In addition, in a custom home you get all the features you need and have always wanted. That means no more putting up with undesirable facets of existing properties. Instead, you get the graceful living experience you deserve, while relaxing in the stylish elegance of your custom home.

3) Choose the Best Location

As you look toward the future, it’s wise to consider changes in your own life and the lives of loved ones. For instance, if you or someone in the home will soon stop driving, you’ll need convenient and reliable access to shopping and dining, plus other necessary locations. That’s tough to achieve when you’re locked inside a tight network of winding neighborhood streets.

By contrast, when you live in a dynamic community close to major highways and public transportation, it’s easy and enjoyable to satisfy your daily tasks. That’s a luxury you just won’t find in other locations.

4) Explore All Your Options  

In addition, safety and security are top priorities for everyone. Vanacore Homes builds in some of the safest and most pleasant neighborhoods in Central Florida. That includes Halifax Plantation, Il Villagio, Westland Village, Southern Pines, and throughout the City of Palm Coast. This way, you know you’re always secure and protected inside your custom home.

Plus, in a high-quality custom home, you get features tailored to your unique personality and style preferences. This location can easily become a forever residence, where you’ll be productive and content throughout your retirement years.

Over our nearly 30 year tenure, we’ve built more than 3,000 outstanding homes in exceptional neighborhoods across Central Florida. Family owned and operated, we care about our clients on a personal level. That’s why we always treat you with the respect and personalized attention you deserve. Browse our website to see the stylish and elegant homes we create in some of the area’s best neighborhoods. Then, contact us today to begin construction on your custom retirement home.

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