4 Questions to Ask Before You Buy Southeast Michigan Real Estate for a Retirement Home

Posted in Southeast Michigan Real Estate by Michigan Real Estate Expert on November 2nd, 2008

Whether you are facing retirement or have already said good-bye to your working years, you may be wondering if you should sell your home and move. Although this is not an easy decision, there are some important points that can help you make up your mind. Before you buy Southeast Michigan real estate, ask yourself these four questions.

  • What activities do I enjoy? Make sure you buy a home in a location that gives you the opportunity to do what you like. Southeast Michigan provides lots of natural scenic beauty.  There are year-round outdoor activities and sports for an active lifestyle.  In the summer you can go boating and fishing on local rivers and lakes.  Oakland County has many public and private golf courses:  Just click on my Community Guide to find golf courses in the community of your choice.  Winters are great for skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice hockey, ice skating…and much more. 
  • Will my family be able to visit me? Your children and grandchildren will want to visit you after you move. They also need to be able to reach you easily in the event of an emergency. When you buy Southeast Michigan real estate you’ll be close to the Detroit Metropolitan International Airport, local bus transportation, and AMTRAK train stations.
  • Do I like the area year-round? Unless you plan to split your time between two homes, you need to make sure you like the area year-round. Oakland County in Southeast Michigan offers many social and cultural activities throughout the year for your enjoyment.
  • Can I afford to live here? Check the cost of living and government taxes to find what works best with your retirement budget.

Are you planning to move after you retire? Lee Morof can help you find and buy Southeast Michigan real estate that will meet your unique needs.  Learn why Lee is not your Typical REALTOR®. If you’re interested in finding out more about Southeast Michigan homes for sale, call Lee at 248-514-2640 or email info@NorthWoodwardHomes.com today!

Lee Morof
RE/MAX Showcase Homes
Birmingham, Michigan
Call:  248-514-2640

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