Thinking of renting in retirement? Start your search now and celebrate Christmas in a new home!

Posted 1st September 2023

A fresh start living in a retirement rental home

As the peak holiday season comes to an end in September, thoughts often turn to Christmas as the next big event on the horizon. 

For retirees considering moving into a retirement rental property, September is the ideal month to find a new home as there is time to plan a move and be in by Christmas. 

What better way to celebrate the festive season than be settled in a new home in a new location, fresh and ready for the year ahead?

Search for a rented apartment in a retirement community

September offers a window of opportunity to find a home whilst there are still favourable weather conditions and extended daylight hours, which make doing property viewings much nicer.

Searching for the perfect location and finding an apartment in a friendly retirement development can also be more of a relaxed affair as there are still three months till Christmas.

For those that plan to relocate to a new area this can enable them to research and visit several places to explore the area and view suitable properties.

My Future Living is the market leader for affordable retirement apartments in retirement developments throughout the UK.

So whether you have the dream to live by the sea or want to enjoy the vibrant lifestyle living in a town, My Future Living has plenty of choice in many favourable retirement locations.

One of the benefits of renting is that it enables people to move somewhere new and try it out. If they find they don’t like an area then it’s much easier to move on that if they bought a home and had to wait to go through a sale.

Renting also enables people to free up capital in a home if they own one, as well as live maintenance free and no longer worry about the upkeep of a property, which as people get older, can become a burden for those that own.

One lady that has been enjoying living in a retirement community by the coast is Jean Wray who has been renting an apartment in a retirement development called Homeshore House in Seaford on an assured ‘lifetime’ tenancy.

Jean sadly lost her husband, John to Covid to few years ago. The couple who were married for over 40 years, decided to move from North London to Seaford in East Sussex four years ago for a quieter way of life and to be close to the sea.

Jean is an active and sociable 77-year-old who thrives on the social aspects of retirement life. She particularly enjoys helping to organise social events for residents in the development including bingo evenings, garden centre visits, pub lunches and golden oldies film afternoons.

Jean said: “I love being part of the community. It’s a lovely way to get out, keep busy and meet new people.”

Jean is incredibly reassured that any maintenance issues are fixed and paid for by her landlords, My Future Living.

If Jean’s story resonates with you and you like the idea of stress free living, take a peek at the properties we currently have available on our web site. Our useful search tool enables you to search for your retirement property by location, price and number of bedrooms.

Starting a search for your retirement home now opens the door to the possibility of celebrating Christmas in the comfort of your new home. That could be a Christmas wish come true and the beginning of a joyful retirement in a place you have always dreamed of living!