Downsizing your home doesn’t have to be dauting; rather see it as an adventure and the opportunity for many new things. If anything, you’ll find you have more money as a result and that only one of the benefits. Read on to find out more.
Maintenance is not your concern Driveway paving needs fixing? Roof tiles need replacing? Leaves need to be swept off the front lawn? Well, that’s no longer your problem when you live in an estate because the estate takes care of all general maintenance especially in common areas.
Less power doesn’t mean powerless
By having a home smaller than before you’ll also be less reliant on electricity for a host of reason which may be, fewer overhead lights or a smaller air conditioner needed to cool your space. You may even find that your new home comes with split unit AC’s in each room which are really beneficial when it comes to controlling the power consumption of these energy-hungry appliances. Pool pumps chug a lot of energy, and sometimes require to be run for many hours resulting in higher electricity costs. The beauty of buying in an estate with a communal pool is that you needn’t give it a second thought!
Get rid of clutter
The longer you spend in a home, the more stuff you seem to collect. We are all guilty of having more than we need. A smaller home brings a new advantage and that is you literally have less space for the things you really don’t need.
Live your décor dreams
Not only does a new home mean you can get clever with your storage space, but it also gives you the chance to get creative. Maybe this is the time of your life to do that one thing you’ve always wanted to do- a bright red wall? Leopard print bed linen? You virtually have a blank canvas!
An enhanced lifestyle
If you’ve bought a freehold home or a sectional title property within an estate, you’ll have access to all the estate facilities on offer such gyms, clubhouses, pools, restaurants and business centres. What’s more is you’ll also get to enjoy the open spaces and green places in perfect safety. In an estate you’ll live the best of both world, complete individual freedom within a secure environment