Ask Gord

Ask your question about house building process

Five reasons to hire a custom home builder for your home in retirement

You have finally done it. After years of service to your company, you are finally in a position where you can retire. The kids are grown and have moved out of the house. You’re ready to move into something that better fits your needs and start living the retirement lifestyle that you have been dreaming about! If this is you, then there are many good reasons why you should consider hiring a custom home builder to help you design and build your ideal home for your retirement.

Here are five reasons to hire a custom home builder.
  1. Quality construction of your home

The last thing you want to be doing in your retirement is spending all your time (and money!) getting home repairs done. That’s why you want your new home to be of quality construction. There is no such thing as too much attention to detail when it comes to your home. Be sure to choose a custom home builder who not only has plenty of experience but also has the customer testimonials to prove the quality of their work.

  1. Energy efficiency

A home that is not energy efficient can drain your retirement savings quickly. Talk to your custom home builder about what steps they will take to ensure your home is energy efficient.

  1. Intelligent use design

Most of us have lived in homes that have rooms that are never used. Perhaps it’s that outdated formal dining room or the basement space that has become a reservoir for junk you don’t know what to do with.

With intelligent use design, you can avoid having unnecessary spaces in your home. And that means less for you to heat, cool, and clean!

  1. Easy to manage

Retirement is a time when you should be able to travel or spend time with the grandkids. Imagine visiting the Eiffel Tower and being worried about whether your lawn is getting mowed. Not exactly a dream vacation!

When you have your home custom built, it can be built with your retirement lifestyle in mind, so instead of a large yard, you can have easy to manage decks, patios, and porches. These solutions make it easy to say Bon Voyage!

  1. Flexible design

Let’s face it, what you need today might not be what you need tomorrow. Someday those kids that you sent off to college are going to come back with grandkids and your space needs might change again. Flexible design helps give you options as your needs change.

A study, for example, could convert into a guest room, and a basement could convert into a playroom. Flexible design can even help you with your own changing needs. Consider one level or a master bathroom with a walk-in shower.

If you are considering a new home in retirement, then it just makes sense to have something that can meet your needs now and in the future. Call Superior Construction today to learn more at 905-805-8883.