Are you wondering if you are ready to move? It can be a big decision that involves financial, emotional, and personal things to consider. So is it time to get serious about finding a new place to live? Maybe your children have been telling you it is time to get a smaller house. Or maybe you are feeling more lonely now that your friends no longer live close. Perhaps you want to protect your investment and sell while prices are high. Whatever the case, this quiz can help you think through all the options.
Take the Quiz:
Q: What does your financial planner say?
Q: Is the value of your home at the right point in the market to sell?
Q: Are you able to stay in your house safely?
Q: Are you able to participate in an active social life?
Q: Are you close to needed services?
Q: Are you able to keep up with the maintenance of the home?
Q: Do you have a plan in place if something changed suddenly or unexpectedly?
Did you choose primarily the first answer to each question? If so, you have work to do! It is time to reach out to your financial professionals, care providers, and family, and start thinking about if your current living situation is right for you. It can be hard to have these kinds of conversations, but it is so much less stress in the long run if you are proactive.
Do you need help finding the providers or professionals that are right for you? Since we are licensed senior specialists, we have a wide network of connections. Feel free to contact us and we will introduce you to someone we trust.
If you mostly choose the second answer to each question, congratulations! You have done the work to make sure that you are planning ahead, and have a home that meets your needs.
Were most of your answers the third option? Great news, that means it is may be a great time to sell your home! Right now market prices in West Michigan make it a sellers market where you can get a good price for your house without waiting a long time. If you are interested in seeing if this might be a good fit for you, please contact us and we would be happy to discuss your options with you for no charge!