Getting ready to retire is an exciting prospect. A custom home can be your forever home and be the perfect place for you during your golden years. However, there are some factors that should be taken into consideration before choosing to build your home.
The Location of the Lot
First of all, think about where your lot is. Building by the beach is much different than building in a new construction neighborhood. Then think about what the property taxes are like in the area where you would like to build. Are you close to family members and local hospitals? That question is one that you need to answer before any work on the custom home begins. The amenities nearby can also make a tremendous difference. If you can stay close to your loved ones while having some fun, then that might be the place for you.
How Much Upkeep It Needs
A brand new home shouldn’t need very much upkeep. Over the years, however, it might need some. If you are looking to retire, doing it all yourself could be a problem – another good reason to live close to loved ones. Besides, single-level homes are probably the way to go since they need less upkeep when it comes to landscaping and exteriors. Moreover, they are good for retirement-age homeowners because there are no stairs. Meanwhile, windows, siding, and roofing materials should all be high-quality and last for decades which means you won’t have to worry about fixing them any time soon.
The Way You Live
Finally, consider your lifestyle. Adding decks and patios can give you a place to spend time outside in the fresh air and sunshine. A garage can be another storage space or be a workshop to pursue some new hobbies. If you love to swim and entertain guests, then pairing an outdoor kitchen with a swimming pool is also another possibility. It all comes down to how you want to design your custom home, especially if you are looking to retire or age-in-place in your new dream home.
Contact Accessible Home Builders Today
Here at Accessible Home Builders, we’re proud to say we’ve been building and remodeling homes since 1994. In that time, we’ve serviced the areas of Rehoboth Beach, Lewes, Selbyville, Seaford, Millsboro, Georgetown, Laurel, and more communities within Delaware. We work to guarantee a high level of professionalism, dedication, and the use of quality materials to ensure our customers have the home they deserve.
To get in touch with us, give us a call at our office at 302-663-0464, send us an email at email@example.com or visit us in person at 28412 DuPont Blvd, #103 Millsboro, DE 19966. Alternatively, give our satellite office a call at 302-628-9571, which is located at 500 W. Stein Hwy. Seaford, DE 19973. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube to stay updated on what we’re up to next!