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Thinking of buying a new home? Choosing one that fits your present and future.

house-for-saleOption: Your current home no longer fits your lifestyle so you've decided to look for a new one.

A good place to start is with the GetReal Home Buying Guide. You should also look at the section on Ensuring That Your Home is Accessible Long-Term.

As we get older, most of us want to stay in our own homes as long as possible. It's called "Aging in Place." That's one reason individuals buy new homes after the kids are grown. Many homebuilders are now taking this fact into account in how they design and build homes. The article Homes Being Built For Boomers To Age Comfortably from Realty Times describes some common aging-in-place features.


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