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Retirement Villages

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Retirement property availabilities

Find availabilities to buy or rent from our list updated daily by Australian retirement village providers!

Retirement Living

Lifestyle accommodation designed for the over-55s who want to live independently in a secure environment.

Supported Living

An independent accommodation option with the option to add additional care and support services.

What are retirement villages?

Retirement villages are housing developments designed for people over 55, offering a range of accommodation options, services and facilities.

The size and levels of accommodation vary, from self-contained independent living units, villas or apartments, to serviced apartments with some daily living assistance.

Living options range from one to four bedrooms within a low, high or medium rise complex, terrace housing, stand alone or semi detached dwellings.

Information guides

Browse our collection of clear and informative articles explaining the ins and outs of retirement villages.

An introduction to retirement villages

Retirement is a new stage of life, and some even say ‘life begins at retirement’. You may be looking forward to putting your feet up or pottering around the garden, or want to fill your time with volunteering or social group activities.

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Finding the right retirement village for you

You want your retirement to be long, happy and stress free, and where you live plays a major role in this.

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Should I rent or own a place in a retirement village?

In Australia, there are both ownership and rental opportunities to choose from when deciding on the best retirement living option for you.

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Pre-retirement guides

Getting yourself ready for retirement isn't always easy, but it can be if you read our helpful and informative articles about preparing and transitioning into retirement.

Not just a new home, a new lifestyle

CONSUMER STORY - When Kevin and Pamela Dring made a sea-change over 20 years ago, they didn't realise they would eventually be city-bound again. But after realising they were too far away from family and feeling like they needed a little bit extra protection, last year the couple decided to move into a retirement village in Sydney's North.

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Journey into retirement and how life might change

The change of lifestyle when you finish work and move into retirement can be quite dramatic.

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Transitioning into your retirement life

You might not realise you need to plan for retirement. Many people don't. But it is really important to take some time and think about what you would like that time to look like before you actually transition into retirement.

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Preparing yourself for retirement

Retirement is the long-awaited dream for many in Australia. While there is no fixed retirement age in Australia, some people choose to retire in their fifties while others work to pension age and beyond. 

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Finding purpose in your retirement

The first few months of retirement can be bliss and may seem like a holiday. You have no work or obligations getting you out of bed in the morning, and you suddenly have a free schedule.

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