Flipping Fixer Upper Homes

Are You Ready For A 55+ Community?

Just because you are 55 or older doesn't mean that you are going to fit right into 55+ communities. However, for some people, this type of community is just the thing that offers them an environment that is just right for them. If you are wondering whether or not you should go into a 55+ community, then you want to have a good idea of what it is like to live in one. Here are some things that you should know about living in this type of community:

You and everyone in the household will need to meet the age requirements

In order for you to be eligible to live in a 55+ community, everyone that will be living in the dwelling will all need to be at least 55 years of age. This is something that you want to put a lot of thought into because it can affect your living situation in the future, not only what's going on now. If you end up being asked by one of your children if they (and possibly their little ones) can stay with you because they are having hard times or will be in-between places for a bit, you won't be able to help.

The same goes for anyone else who doesn't meet the age requirement. You also want to make sure you are okay with the strictness of the visiting guest rules for a community before deciding it's the one for you. Some communities are a little more relaxed where others can be quite strict.

You will have access to conveniences and activities provided right near you

Most 55+ communities make it a point to cater to their residents as much as possible. In some cases, you can take care of a lot of things without even leaving the community. For example, some of these communities will even have their own mini-market, hair salon, café or restaurant, post office, bill payment center, office center, and more. If you have come to a point where you just want to hang around your home and you'd like those modern conveniences to be close, this may work well for you.

You will also find that most of the 55+ communities also have regular get-togethers that help to make it easy for you to mingle with others. If you are someone who has a disability then it allows you to meet people practically right outside of your front door.

About Me

Flipping Fixer Upper Homes

There is a lot of interest in flipping fixer upper homes, thanks in part to the various reality shows involving the subject that you can watch on TV. However, what you see on TV isn't always the reality of this type of work. My name is Mark Chavez and I have worked flipping fixer upper homes for over a decade now. While I love the work, there isn't always as much profit as they show on television and not every flip is successful. I decided to create this website to talk about the pros, cons and truths surrounding this industry. If you have been thinking about buying a home to flip, I hope my website educates you so you have a real idea as to what you can expect.