Thinking about living in a retirement village

 

ARQRV, the Queensland Government – Department of Housing and Public Works, and Caxton Legal Centre – Queensland Retirement Village and Parks Advice (QRVPAS), have produced information about living in a retirement village.

Information provided by Queensland Retirement Village and Parks Advice Service (QRVPAS)

Topics covered include:

  • Frequently asked questions regarding retirement villages
  • Moving into a retirement village (Self-help Kit)
  • Fees and charges (Factsheet)

https://caxton.org.au/how-we-can-help/queensland-retirement-village-and-parks-advice-service/

Information provided by Department of Housing and Public Works

Topics covered include:

  • Buying a unit in a retirement village
  • Documents the operator must supply
  • Fees
  • Village finances

www.qld.gov.au/housing/buying-owning-home/retirement-villages

Additional information provided by ARQRV

The following articles are provided as a guide for prospective residents of retirement villages.

A quick look at retirement villages

There are various arrangements under which retirement villages operate.

It is important that person thinking about living in a retirement village understand differences between arrangements.

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Get it in writing

Anything promised verbally by sales staff, not written in your contract for the purchase, lease, or license to reside in a retirement village, should be obtained in writing.

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Retirement villages – some questions to ask before signing

The ARQRV suggests that prospective residents considering a retirement village (lease, loan/licence or freehold) should ask various important questions before signing a contract.

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