If you were born between 1946-1964 you are considered a baby boomer. There are an estimated 80 million baby boomers in the country. In 2016 Memphis, TN was ranked #2 for places for people to retire. The climate is nice, the cost of living is low, taxes are favorable, and the health care system is one of the best in the country. All of these things are making Memphis very appealing. Memphis is best known for their food, especially BBQ, the blues, rock-n-roll music, and the beautiful Mississippi River. Memphis could be the perfect place you have been looking for to retire.
Single Story House
A single-story house is most desired for a baby boomer. As you age the harder it is to climb stairs every day and get around the house. There are many floor plans that can accommodate your style, wants, and needs when finding your perfect home. A single-story home is easier to cool and heat, keeping costs down.
Open Floor Plan
An open floor plan is very desirable for a lot of baby boomers. It is practical, and there is no wasted space. An open floor plan is perfect for entertaining friends and family. With an open floor plan, you can customize the living space any way you’d like. You can have any size kitchen you want, bedrooms, and bathrooms. The options are endless with an open floor plan. If you have a house that is dated, and have been wanting to update your home to an open floor plan, there are many options to make this a possibility.
Many boomers want a home that is less maintenance. Perhaps moving into a neighborhood that the has yard maintenance, the gutters are cleaned yearly, the house is painted for you every few years. A neighborhood that has a pool, and gym is also desirable. Energy efficient appliances, fixtures, and windows, that require less maintenance.
A luxurious master suite is on the top of the list of things that boomers want in their house. A large bedroom to retreat to at the end of the day. The master suite can be customized any way you can image possible. For example: remote control window fixtures can make this suite feel like a hotel experience, without having to leave your home. A beautiful bathroom, with a soak in tub, and a shower with a waterfall showerhead.
Flexible space is an area in your home that can accommodate guest, be used as office, a hobby room, or a media room. This area in your home can be used for all of these things at different times.
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