If you’re considering right-sizing your lifestyle as part of your retirement plan, then the question of how to finance this next stage of life can be daunting for some.

It is an often-stated view that Baby Boomers are typically cash poor and asset rich, making right-sizing an attractive way to free up the equity in your home.

Living Gems General Manager Vlad Pullich, said that Opal by Living Gems is designed for active over 50s and offers a popular formula to home ownership which is beneficial financially and offers peace of mind to homeowners.

“Premium and affordable homes are available as part of a master planned community,” says Mr Pullich, “Home Owners can relax and enjoy the freedom of onsite management as well as the security of living within a gated Resort.”

“Homes at Living Gems Toowoomba start at $365,000 and homes Opal by Living Gems start as low as $335,000. Buyers have the option of two or three bedroom homes with two bathrooms and impressive interiors and stylish standard inclusions.”

“If the average family home sells for $450,000, buyers can use part of this equity to buy into a Lifestyle Resort and allow the remainder to work as an investment.”

Living Gems Sales Manager Victoria Dent said that each Resort is located close to local amenities and picturesque day trip locations.

“Marcoola beach is only five minutes from Living Gems Pacific Paradise, one of Queensland’s best beaches. Home Owners also drive 30 minutes to reach Noosa and enjoy scenic walks through the National Park.”

“Living Gems Toowoomba is positioned in the beautiful Darling Downs region, home to the Toowoomba Flower Festival and an array of wonderful parks and gardens.”

“The Glass House Mountains are a short 20-minute drive from Living Gems Caboolture, a truly breathtaking destination. Home Owners also have easy access to Brisbane City which is 55 minutes from the resort.”

“Home Owners at Opal by Living Gems enjoy the Resort walking trails that follow Quinzeh Creek and loop around the Resort lake. Mount Tamborine is also within 30 minutes of the Resort.”

“The premium, high-set Country Clubs are the centrepiece of each Resort and has been designed on a grand scale. The Country Clubs are the central hub of activity, catering to a myriad of recreational activities.”

“The facilities include the following: a bar, lounge area, ballroom with dance floor, theatre stage, change rooms, commercial kitchen, meeting room, arts and crafts room, workshop, cinema, music room, hair salon, library, games room consultation room, BBQ pavilion, lawn bowls, heated swimming pool, spa, sauna and a tennis court.”

“Homes at the Resort are stamp duty exempt, also, there are no deferred management fees to worry about when purchasing a home with Living Gems.”

To book a personal tour of the resort and display homes call 1800 785 594 or email info@livinggems.com.au