The decision to sell your home in retirement is commonly influenced by a number of factors, both emotional and financial. People choose to sell for one of several reasons:


To help reduce expenses


To provide a capital base from which to generate retirement income.


To simplify their lifestyle


Because of a change in circumstances (financial health, children leaving home)

From a strictly financial perspective, the decision to sell a home is most often made to generate income from the sale plus the elimination of any housing expenses.

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