Category: Retirement

Sink or swim: what the latest property report tells us

Despite recent headlines, the property market is in good shape in many parts of Australia, and now might be a great time to sell.

Independent living with a safety net

Our communities are very much an homage to times past when neighbours genuinely looked out for one another.

Lucy finds purrfect place to retire on Central Coast

A senior tabby cat is living the best of her nine lives after moving into Glengara Care Retirement Community in Tumbi Umbi with her owners, Joan and Maurice Simpson-Morgan.

Housing market showing remarkable resilience

It’s possible the next few months could prove to be the best conditions for selling in the medium term.

Make a wise move into retirement living

If you’re thinking of moving into a retirement village, there are lots of things to weigh up and money is one of the biggest considerations.

Community spirit blooms at Bartonvale Gardens

A sensory rose garden created by nearly 50 residents is producing more than stunning blooms – it’s cultivating community spirit.

How is COVID-19 impacting house prices?

There’s been a lot of talk about the pending economic downturn due to COVID-19, but data released by CoreLogic shows now could be the right time if you’ve been thinking about selling your home.

Village life a key to better health in retirement

The key to unlocking a long, happy life may be a riddle for the ages, but recent research suggests that modern retirement village living certainly helps.

Retirement villages: can I afford it?

If you’re considering moving into a retirement village, you probably have money on your mind. Make sure you understand the financial model first.

What People Say After Entering a Retirement Village

What do you picture when you think of a retirement village? If you envision a place where life moves slowly and the energy is low, it’s time to think again.

Retirement Village Fact vs Fiction

There’s a common misconception that retirement villages are ‘nursing homes’, but nothing could be further from the truth.

Life in Carlyle Gardens is a breeze – with ocean breezes to boot

Like honey to a bee, Carlyle Gardens Retirement Village attracts residents from all over the world, who seek out sunshine, ocean breezes, and a relaxed beachside lifestyle. Take Noel and Judy Bowman, who have lived in Carlyle Gardens for almost