While you may not associate real estate moguls and mobile homes, it’s worth taking a moment to take a new look at mobile homes as investment opportunities. You may just walk away with a different view. Just as the ugly duckling turned into a swan, savvy Florida real estate investors have caught on to the … Continued
Now that you have focused on mobile homes as a great way to diversify your real estate investment portfolio, this sector of the market is underutilized by investors, so there is little competition. With lower overall upfront investment costs, mobile homes are an excellent entry investment for beginners, starting with one unit. On the other … Continued
When you’re in the market to buy a mobile home, it takes more than just luck to invest your money wisely. Protecting your investment requires a step-by-step process to perform due diligence. Your planning strategy should educate yourself about the problems to avoid, which will help save your precious time, money, and unnecessary stress. You’ll … Continued
Not typically considered for real estate portfolios, mobile homes provide a less competitive vehicle for investment diversification into specific market sectors. At the same time, the returns on investment properties or resales are lower, so too are the initial investments. Therefore, if you’re buying a mobile home in Florida, you will want to pay close … Continued
The first step in finding a retirement community is to decide on a location. Do you want to stay in your current community? Have you always dreamed of moving to Florida or another location with beautiful weather? If so, now is the time to make your decision. Targeting your retirement community search to a specific location can save you time.
If you are just stepping into the retirement paradigm, learning the ropes from the old pros at the skill of stretching the retirement dollar will serve you well. It will be these old experts that will know how to have a fun evening out on the town for under twenty dollars, when the right time it is to buy at the supermarket and how to leverage coupons to your best advantage.
When it comes to determining if you should rent or own home during your retirement years, it can be difficult to make a decision. Why? Because every situation is different. That is why you should first examine the pros and cons of each.
It’s true that as we move into our senior years, we do become a bit cautious in how we conduct our affairs. Now, if you have health difficulties that a fall or a serious illness could prove life-threatening, those precautions are called for.
The first step in planning your retirement is examining your future. There are a number of important questions that you will want to ask yourself. Where do you want to live when you retire? How do you want to live? What do you want to be doing? Knowing your retirement needs and wants is important when looking to create a retirement savings plan. Even if you are only 20 or 30 years old, you can still plan for your retirement. A few small changes to your dream plan won’t be the end of the world. At least you have a starting point to build on.
There is an area of life that for many of us, is a big unanswered question. When we are in the decades of working hard to support a family and raise kids, we don’t have as much time to deal with big unanswered questions. Philosophy and things having to do with ideas often take a back seat to the necessities of life. But as you move out of your active working life and into retirement and the life of a senior citizen, you finally have the time to ponder the bigger questions and try to resolve troubling issues of the heart and soul, now that you have the time to grapple with them.
When you watch television or the movies, you would come to the conclusion that romance is only the stuff of those in their teens or 20s. As though somehow once someone reaches full adulthood, much less senior citizen age, the concept of romance is completely out of the question. This may be more a function of the fact that more people in those age groups go to the movies than any grounding in reality about romance. But we know for a fact that romance in the sunset years not only is possible, it might be the sweetest romance of them all.
The problem with being angry about growing old is there is nobody to take it out on. The result is often we lash out at those closest to us because the frustration with our aging bodies causes our temper to flare up spontaneously and a loved one or caregiver is the one who is handy to get mad at. You know this isn’t fair and when it happens, you are sorry. So it would be good with finding ways to cope with the anger about aging in a productive way.