But, reading another housing article this morning does remind me that we need to be preparing for the aging population and we're no where near ready. In the next 20 years the 65+ population is expected to grow from 48 million to 79 million. That's close to doubling.
Working with some clients right now. Multi-generational family. Trying hard to find a single story or at least a good size full bed/bath situation downstairs that matches their search criteria. They are my age but we are looking out for their future.
Consider how long you will be in a home. Consider if you will have your adult children with you. Consider if you will have your parents with you. Consider if you will be able to walk up and down stairs. Consider if you want separation between the generations, if you're all living under one roof.
All these things are considerations as we age. For ourselves, our children, our parents.