Condo living is ideal for seniors in certain cases. For example, it’s ideal to have some regular home maintenance taken care of automatically, if you winter in Florida or if you travel a lot. A seniors’ condo community like those listed below offers a community of peers with which you can form fast friendships and grow with over time.
Be sure you are familiar with all aspects of the Manitoba Condominium Act that apply to your choice in senior condominium. You can find pertinent highlights of the Act and information on buying or selling a condo unit.
When checking out communities, be sure to ask lots of questions. Understand all the fees and commitments that belong to you. Read all the documents and agreements very closely. We offer a list of 17 questions to ask any 55 plus condo community.
Learn about the condo communities’ availability of, or policies toward hiring in health care, in case you need to hire home health care at some point in the future.
Condo living allows certain freedoms you can’t have though any other type of home ownership arrangement. You’ll no longer have to shovel snow, clean out eavestroughs, pay for plumbers, electricians, maintenance and upkeep. All of these tasks and concerns become someone else’s problem when you downsize into a seniors’ condo community, out of your traditional family home.
Senior condominium complexes create vibrant happy communities of peers. You’ll move into a neighbourhood where everybody knows your name, and everyone is roughly the same age. You’ll find a group of friends who have all emptied the nest and share many of the same concerns in life.
Many condo communities offer a variety of features onsite that make your life better and healthier. Onsite features you will share in are many. Many of them are beyond what you’d ever expect in a retirement home. These often include things like onsite golf facilities, spa services, pubs, and many other wonderful surprises.