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  • Buyer’s Agent Lisa Parker talks about the Melbourne market whilst Kaz shares about cyber stalking a seller regarding pre-settlement cleanliness of the house


Feature – Richard Andrews, leading expert in retirement villages


Richard Andrews – leading expert in retirement villages
Book: Don’t buy your retirement home without me
Website: RetirementVillageAdvice.com.au OR FindMyRetirementHome.com.au

  • What is a retirement village?
  • Types of retirement villages
  • How the loan/lease and loan/licence arrangement work
  • What other fees and charges are there?
  • How different is buying a unit in a retirement village to buying a standard freehold or strata-titled property?
  • How is a retirement village different to aged care?
  • What kind of accommodation do you find in villages?
  • Top tips for someone considering a retirement village
  • How would I invest in a retirement village?

Quick tip and action

  • Your existing properties and property management information
  • Some people use spreadsheets, some use software systems
  • Have somewhere that you record quick reference information about your properties – address, current value, loan value, current rental amount, management details – contact details.