Geez Old geezer do you know something i don’t YEs Please explain.I’m a private renter, and let me tell you, its not easy here either.NO backyard, not allow to have a pet. Sorry Mez – normally agree with your comments on here (even though I rarely answer – but – not this one! The RAPEFUGEES in Europe get full support and more than ethnic citizens. I don’t know anywhere I could rent a house or even a small flat for $45 a week, the amount my council and water rates work out at. Spot on ‘would-be’…I had to move to get a job, so had to rent out my house. It’s their home! Of course, you also need to have the funds to make those extra payments. Mum did it to pay off the mortgage back in the 50s. It was very hard on them as they had lived there for 20 years. Read more about the golden age of golden girl style retirement living. Tom Tank. Absolutely disgraceful that we have Australians barely able to afford the necessities of life let alone some luxuries. This means after the interest payments you’re left with around $93,000 to live off. $95 per hour – just to get into another place – and all this outlay is before you get your “bond/release money” back from where you are vacating! If you follow real estate news, you’ve likely seen … 15 December 2020, 2:35 am, by ... At the end – when you retire – you’ll need your own home without a mortgage plus an asset base with a 40% – 50% LVR. I pay rent, work 40+ hours a week – and am the HUGE amount of $82 a week better off than if I went on benefits. The report from Swinburne University of Technology has painted a grim picture of Australians’ housing security, with a widening gap between homeowners and those in private rental accommodation. Just let people enjoy fair reward for their efforts and we’ll have a nation of eager contributors to national prosperity. The good news is that you don’t have to pay tax on this money because it’s not income. There are close to 426,000 people aged over 50 living either alone or with partners in private rental accommodation across Australia. I rang up and complained the other day. but apparently these job management places can still get money from the government even when you have signed a piece of paper yet you have withdrawn. Most of the 55-to-64 age cohort that hit retirement age within the next 10 years will be reliant on the Age Pension. Instead I pushed her to buy a house in need of some work – and we’ve been renovating and putting in ramps, a new bathroom, more insulation, raised garden beds for ease on old backs, and a heap of other things. Hardly any room to hang your washing. As the voice of retirement, YourLifeChoices provides a vital forum for our members. And another $20 a week for water and sewerage. You can still retire early if you have a mortgage. YOU the landlords don’t want to fix anything.they just take advantage.LIke i’ve got a door handle that is rather stuffed and one day i may walk out to go shopping or whatever, and won’t be able to get back in.Now i’m elderly, if i’m in a hurry to go to loo, when i get home and it don’t happen. First is probably a car needs replacing, then a fridge, washing machine, stove & hot water service. As for verification of Social Housing waiting periods please refer to this link ( It actually works) and it’s no dribble!http://www.housingpathways.sw.gov.au/how-to-apply/expected-waiting-times. So you think your poo is made of dead cells? Also the expression “immediate” refers to the fact that refugees do not have the waiting period that ordinary Australians are subjected to regarding welfare assistance. There is one refuge family here living in a four bed room public house. You can even bump that number up higher if you are older, like 70. Don’t forgo your retirement plans in order to help your parents have one. It will be worse than that Rainey if we let them bring in land taxes and GST increases. It is definitely IMMORAL & TOTALLY STUPID of government’s giving out MORE ASSISTANCE TO REFUGEES THAN OUR AGE PENSIONERS!RIDICULOUS AND SHAMEFUL!WHERE IS JUSTICE?! Within 15 years in the UK, retirees who don't own their own homes will be paying an average of 42% of their income in rent, according to research by Development Economics for Scottish Widows. housing will have dropped and maybe those who have been on lists for years may find a home becoming available for them……….lolYES right RADISH F I won’t hold my breath, for i may die before i get anything decent because they not making anything decent for us aussie Point blank!aND i be one that worked like a dog. Notice that you don’t have a mortgage payment. When you own a home, you don't have to stress about … The cooktop almost burnt out, dirty kitchen utensils stacked high looked like been there for months, smelly left-over food everywhere. still sends it (along with the “millions of $$$$’s” that other countries send as well…) Pathetic! You can get low rents out in regional and country areas. Things look like becoming even more dire with utilities increasing AGAIN next year. Using the safe withdrawal rate of 4% you can withdraw $12,000 per year ($300,000 X 4%). Big ONEs, that you can have a big asthma attack, and may even die, if you can’t get enough fresh air!! YourLifeChoices is Australia’s most established and trusted digital publication for the 50+ audience, with a core focus on helping Australians navigate midlife and the retirement landscape. You only get trampled on if you let them do it. Speak with a financial professioanl before you retire for help figuring out what will work best for your retirement. The solution is so simple. Yes! My wife and I don’t own a house. they do reno’s and not just small ones. imagine moving every couple of years til you die! The number of Australians – overwhelmingly renters living alone – experiencing housing insecurity and impoverishment in retirement was increasing. It is an interesting. You're more likely to want a doorman who can receive packages, a super who will fix a leak and a pool or gym somewhere on the property. On the other hand, private renters reliant on the Age Pension often live in a state of anxiety and insecurity. I read the infrastructure cost for each immigrant was around $250 000. Discuss topics of your choosing on The Meeting Place. Thank Kevin Rudd for the influx when he opened the flood gates. Where ? It costs me nearly $100 a week to live in my own home, PLUS the loss of pension benefits. Many have washers and dryers. Or, you might end up paying for higher education for yourself or your children. Research by musicMagpie has listed the holiday season's most popular toys of... Getting rewarded for spending money you've already decided to spend sounds a bit far-fetched, doesn't it? Then there is insurance, and maintenance. I have owned my own home, and it was better, unfortunately when hubby and i split, then things went down the drain quickly. You never hear of it these days. they waiting for me to move out, but if i can’t find anything better than i got i won’t be any time too soon. You never hear of this anymore but it was very common back then. You’ve probably heard a popular rule of thumb, that you should aim to replace 80 to 85 percent of your pre-retirement income in retirement. I bet by then we won't have a state pension … Down the street was a boarding house for ladies. The upside is that the value has appreciated around $100k since we moved here seven months ago – three car spaces, two bathrooms and three toilets plus a big yard with established gardens … but it takes work….. and dedication…. Rule 2: Nail your number. ?And now where i live. The numbers posted hers are scary, they are also absolute garbage. It was interesting to read just how pensioners who live in social housing are able to manage their money. For men, rental poverty reflected low educational attainment, low income, and disability. Plan for setbacks to your retirement savings plan. But if you are refugee, housing is immediate. Your right mogo51 something is not right. “This report doesn’t say anything that’s new, in terms of recommendations particularly. Prepare for a seasonal saunter down memory lane. Pollution big time down where i live.Squashing Us all together like fricken sardines. So, I'll take on this challenge. I live in a small 2br house, small block, lower socio-economic area, 49kms from nearest capital city. ... It’s a moral question as well as a political one.”, Housing affordability, inequality, and our flatlining household incomes | Greg Jericho, Apartment rent in Sydney and Melbourne beyond reach of many women, One million Australians living in substandard housing, study finds. ITs so YOu don’t have any privacy. We are enjoying life and working on things we want to. Angelo says: August 21 , 2017 at 3:00 pm Log in to Reply. I am fortunate, thru a lot of hard work and sacrifice, to have a rental property, BUT, because I, the owner, is NOT RESIDENT, then the rates are quite higher that if I was resident..i.e. Share your opinions in the comments section of our articles. Social housing is slowly being taken over refuges. not renting it to someone.. Now, the councils in their greedy grab for $$$$ see this as a soft touch, but as this affects ALL rental properties in that local council area, then this is treated as another cost and passed onto the renter, thus raising the rent against those who, usually, can least afford it.. And what does the renter get for this added cost… ABSOLUTELY NOTHING… I was advised by our local council that the law allows them to levy rates in this DISCRIMATRY way.. especially when the QLD govt BACKDATED legislation so that the councils would NOT be out of pocket if a law suit was found against them… It may be legal, but it is immoral to load renters with additional costs, for EXACTLY the same council services.. Can you imagine if petrol stations were able to set the price of fuel depending on what car you drove ?? and a lot of cold beer in this current temperature. Where????? I think I will remain content to be a house owner. Agrees….also the majority of countries we do send millions of dollars in Aid to p.a – are corrupt as hell and their people never get to see any of the money! How was/is your experience? One such tenant, John, is very grateful for social housing, saying: “I’m quite content and I think it’s just wonderful that the Government does supply these houses.”. Does anyone really pay over $3000 a year for council rates? Bahumbug this xmas i tell you! That’s why it doesn’t pay to own your own home. It would be lovely to phone the housing commission, to get a new gutter, the plumbing fixed, or just the leaves cleaned out of the gutter. There are lots of good reasons to own a home, both as a working adult and as a retiree. Will Brodie Additionally, this maximum figure has … Great analysis, thank you! “I was absolutely, well, I sat down and cried. A large home with lots of stairs may not be a good … Security in retirement: the impact of housing and key critical life events. It means you have to seriously prioritize what you need to do. I had to buy a new 3,000 gallon water tank, replacing the 23 year old one that rusted out, some guttering & the facia board behind it, I am currently saving up to replace some leaky plumbing, & the shade cloth & polycarbonate on the fernery roof. You'll probably pay more for maintenance. yes Foxy i wouldn’t be surprised about that one thats for surebut what also stuns me is some monies are also being wasted on Job management programs too.I decided i might do a course in a community services, and was asked to come in for interview etc. Getting money from your home. Removing the capital gains concession and targeting negative gearing to new supply only would dampen the inflation of house prices and encourage the growth of more affordable stock. I would much rather own my own home and the consequences/expenses that go with it – and know I have complete “control” over my life etc. You don’t actually have to in order to do any of the things people tell you housing is great for, like “investing” or “saving” or “retiring” or “being an adult.” You can do all of those things sans house. Our Retirement in a Digital World survey shows that 32.5 per cent of those surveyed receive a full Age Pension. I find that I’m better able to complete what I need to when I have fewer tasks to do. Well that’s 3 People that have done their Homework !! The ex (for whom I am full-time carer) considered that – but the loss of personal autonomy and the control by someone else – some manager who can change at any time according to the whims of owners, and who can become your classical prison officer type once the power goes to their head (water-boarding sounds like fun – just not that kind of water-boarding) – absolutely wrote that out. "You don't have to get rid of something that has value to you, but don't collect just to collect, and don't decorate with clutter," says Alison Renner at Lifehack. That will only keep the same bad pattern going. This just means you need to plan to save enough money to continue making mortgage payments for the first few years into your retirement. well their guess was as good as mine, cause i can’t remember.but the point is they don’t care really. Social housing may make that future a little brighter. If you want to be taken seriously, you have to look carefully at what you publish, & not let ideology get in the way of publishing true facts. You can't afford to truly gamble in retirement. Get paid to do it, Posties play a much bigger role in suburban life than you think, COVID-19 has brought on a new set of challenges for pensions, pensioners, Universal part-pension for all retirees, say seniors groups. You don't have to keep all your retirement savings in your Roth IRA, but it's a good ... on each page, or write articles for a revenue sharing site. And as far as i can see i have the best already. Every blow they strike against battlers who work and strive is another step toward a nation of people who will just give up and put their hands out. Most Australians who currently receive a full Age Pension are homeowners, but there’s still a good proportion of those who rent. If you bought items at Pier 1, Target, Pottery Barn, or elsewhere just to take up space, they don't need to perform the same job in a smaller home. There are good reasons to own a home in retirement, but there are also plenty of arguments for renting. Reply. A bit of that old rioting in the streets would be a good idea come the land tax idea or the GST on everything at 15%. I wrote “housing” not social housing. Where I might have scheduled 6-7 unrelated tasks in one day years ago, I’m now down to 3-4. Rule 2: Nail your number. No wonder the government only increased rent assistance by a few cents!!! Regional areas= 4-5 years wait. The image most people have of Christmas is not one of moderation; it's a dinner table trembling under the weight... YourLifeChoices is Australia’s longest established and most trusted digital publication and website for the 50+ audience, with a core focus on helping Australians navigate midlife and the retirement landscape. I grew up in one. Every body in this country pays some tax even if it’s GST and many more are taxed to the hilt while working. Fixtures mi… A friend took me to look at a unit for sale which was occupied by “refugees”. Forget the cruise and kitchen upgrade use the savings for a much earlier retirement. It makes me angry when I hear of families living in cars because dad lost his job and can’t pay the mortgage or the rent. It was interesting to read just how pensioners who live in social housing are able to manage their money. I will do this by buying and holding the biggest 30+ companies in Canada for dividends, making 1/2 of my own “income fund”. Then like the camel, our hump of stuff starts to wear out. Tell me where my rates will be less than $2000 pa, & I’ll move there. You’re not behind at all. ……average cost of a rental (per week) in Melbourne – starts with a 3 in front of it ……. Just remember the very real plight of those who bought into a mobile home living villages etc – the owner decides to develop units at sixpence a shot – and out you go and spend the money you don’t have to move your home or auction it off the the highest bidder. Debt will eat away your retirement fund and keep you working long after you want to retire. In theory at least, if you have a well-balanced retirement portfolio, you can withdraw 4% per year for the rest of your life, and never outlive your money. No fun renting!!! It costs at least $100 a week to live in your own home. We have very weak tenancy laws and people are subjected to short-term leases where the rents can go up and up with the market.”. Agree, rates are totally ridiculous. Second, I cannot offset the rent I get for my house, against the rent I have to pay to keep a job, and stay off govt benefits. If all that you have is a fortnightly pension, one can barely survive. but if you do get to 1 mill by 50-55 just retire then, spend 50k a year enjoy more yrs of retirement and now your at the sweet spot. He has a publishing and graphic design background and loves movies and music, but then, who doesn’t? My council rates on my home are $3300 a year, $63 a week. There are lots of good reasons to own a home, both as a working adult and as a retiree. Very nasty way to live! I get slugged BOTH ways. Leon Della Bosca is a voracious reader who loves words. Thanks. The numbers posted by HS are scary to say the least. Cause there is nothing BUT dumps out there. That’s based on the assumption that a lot of your major expenses will have dwindled by the time you quit working — plus the fact that you won’t need to divert any more dollars toward retirement because, well, you’ll actually be retired. The ads make it sound as if 55 is a reasonable retirement age. Can I rent it out for the 10 years before retiring, then sell my existing home and move into the condo myself and ovoid capital gains? – as if your life isn’t tough enough already…. Its a tough life. i think they stopped building for elderly long time ago. Share your opinions for your chance to win great prizes! You don’t really need a home office anymore and without much stuff it’s easy to move. So really NOT a good place for me to be living in, and i see if i can’t get out. Leases are not worth the paper they are printed on these days – used to be – not any more!! Those who struggled to save are being trampled on, and we are now hearing that people who battled for decades to pay off a home should have it taken from them on death and not be allowed to leave it to their offspring. Other automatic income sources include: Affiliate marketing programs; Drop-shipping retail store; Many more; 7. Too many variable costs When you're living on a fixed income, you don't want too many financial surprises. Tax Benefits. Continue to plan and save for your own retirement. You don’t have to cross an ocean to have a great travel experience. It’s understandable if you decide you don’t want to place another loan against your house. People who saved to be comfortable in retirement will now have to spend down their capital and younger retirees (65 to 70) may well find that in a decade or two they can’t afford necessary home repairs. The neighbours, all with tidy, clean gardens etc. You also need to consider how you will pay for things when you’re older, like medical expenses. However, with housing becoming increasingly unaffordable for the average Australian, this trend will change over the coming years. In Sweden the ethnic renters are forced to leave their cosy accommodations for the new RAPEFUGEES too.They arrive to well established countries, taking from us without contributing a cent.I just recently asked for some payment from my Superannuation. Maintaining a home often takes a lot of work, and while … Still with the talk of making the home an ‘asset’ recognised as such perhaps at that point all the costs will have to become tax deductible. Our Government that we pay, manage to find billions for refugees and for donation to already wealthy countries. You then have to come up with – $1200+ Bond – $1200+ Month rent in advance – removal truck costs @ approx. They still need at least another $35 billion to fund that $50 billion they have promised business and the high income earners. We described how the typical single middle-class retirement costs $28,000 to $42,000 a year. Whatever you decide needs to generate income on its own; that way when you stop working, you can still pay your bills. As a retiree you don't need a third or fourth bedroom. Moving from your car to the front door should be a walk in the … We assume you stand to garner $16,000 from … 1. I wonder what happened to boarding houses. Thank goodness the current government had the guts to turn the boats back and stop the flow via the people smugglers. Gonna be a huge crisis in a few decades with millions of people who don't own a home and have next to no pension to afford to rent. “As soon as you have an asset, your options open up – you have insurance in your life. The latter were particularly vulnerable to adverse life events such as the breakdown of a marriage or redundancy, with devastating and potentially insurmountable effects. Bacon-wrapped Eggs - individual portions of pure happiness. I struggled by no one has trampled on me. I dread the time when I have to paint the outside, I did inside myself over a year or so recently. I”ve died and gone to hell and been there for a while. We seem to pay for certain products twice and even thrice, such as roads, we’ve already paid in taxes, then we have tolls on the roads we’ve already paid for, followed by, registration, petrol tax. Donations to Indonesia – only a tip of the iceberg.Please ask Mr. Prime Minister how much he donates to Israel….? We need to look after our own backyard before throwing money at other countries and their people. Find out more. Retirement is a bit like a camel crossing a desert. This a typical trite of certain very powerful tribe ruling today’s world elite. With that in mind, it... Joel Bull is a man by many names. If you own your home and you're looking for additional income in retirement, you may be able to use the equity you built up in your home. Well, duh! Even if you don’t have the home paid for by the time you retire, your equity will be greater. The life of a traveler is varied. But owning a home comes with a number of … Yes, the numbers are wrong. Don’t buy that house. Rates here, not a city but a region, are $50+ a week. But yes i have a great bedroom, which backs onto anothers bedroom and i get to hear them moan and groan and they can hear me farting every night. So my costs in my own home are $105 in a good year, the worst was over $4000. Reply. Sharam hoped “Generation Rent” would start to exert its influence. HS, May I suggest you get the FACTS before posting ignorant dribble. 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