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March 5, 2023

Why Seniors are Choosing Mobile Homes

It’s a common occurrence these days, seniors are choosing mobile homes!

Every day, the number of retired seniors looking for affordable housing grows, in particular, they are choosing mobile homes! Finding a less expensive property in the United States is becoming increasingly difficult, but it is critical for retirees to find an affordable place to call home.

This is where mobile homes come into the picture. 

Between the affordability, functional layouts/size, and low maintenance, manufactured homes, especially those in communities, continue to be the most popular housing option for seniors who are retiring from the workforce. Let’s get into more detail about why today’s seniors are choosing mobile homes and especially mobile home communities!

Mobile Homes Living Gives Seniors More Financial Wiggle Room

A major concern for seniors is saving money for retirement. Because you are no longer working, you must rely on your savings or whatever income you may have each month. Living in a mobile home during your retirement is an excellent way to save money. While they can be luxurious with many amenities, most senior apartments and condo complexes are so expensive, it’s just not worth it!

Think about how happy you would be in a mobile home having room in your finances to travel, instead of stretching your budget to accommodate these expenses.

Mobile Homes Allow Seniors to Minimize & Downsize

When one thinks about the idea of retirement, usually downsizing and getting rid of unnecessary possessions come to mind. Downsizing not only saves money, but it will also declutter your life and provide you with a cozy and relaxing living environment. You can save money and downsize at the same time by moving into a mobile home.

Mobile homes are not necessarily small, but they are almost always smaller than your current home, which is beneficial. This means less space and rooms to maintain and clean, as well as less space to become cluttered. Downsizing is a wise move for seniors because it allows them to save money while also giving them more space and a better quality of life.

The Community Aspect

Mobile home communities tend to have a strong sense of, you guessed it, community!   Because everyone is close in age, it is quite easy to make new friends and connect on a more personal level with your neighbors. 

Most mobile home parks have community areas where residents can congregate for activities and gatherings. If you are spending your retirement alone, this sense of community could be extremely beneficial to your mental well-being. Because many mobile homes are fairly small, a friendly neighbor will always be nearby, which can also give you a sense of safety as well. 

It’s Time to Relax!

When someone thinks of retirement, they usually think of a new chapter in their life. What comes to mind is their list of travel plans, more time for hobbies, activities, and so on. Choosing to live the rest of your life in a mobile community will allow room in your finances and your time to accomplish those dreams!  

If the idea of a manufactured home in a community seems like the right fit for you and your lifestyle and plans, then Braustin Homes is here to help. We can show you all of your options and guide you through the whole process in the most stress-free way possible. Reach out to us today!