Planning – getting started

There are a lot of factors to consider when planning your housing future. Some of the questions you might ask yourself are:

  • Where do I want to live?
  • Do I want to stay in my neighbourhood?
  • Do I want to stay in my current home?
  • How many bedrooms do I want to have?
  • Do I want to live in a house, apartment, retirement village, granny flat?
  • Do I have family and friends that I want to be close to?
  • Will I be able to maintain my home and gardens in the future?
  • Is accessible transport available?
  • Are the services that I might need, available nearby?
  • Will my home require modification?
  • How will my financial situation affect my housing options?
  • Will my housing decisions affect my eligibility for a pension?
  • If you would like further information, click on the other housing topics or contact Seniors Enquiry Line on 1300 135 500 to have a “Housing Chat”.