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Large Houses Complicate Retirement

Updated: Mar 25

Chris Worby a Trusted Regina Financial Advisor talks about retiring with a large house.

We work hard and do our best to get to a point where we can get the things we want and they end up being harder to deal with than we think.


This is a crucial issue for anyone looking ahead to retirement. The more expensive your home, the more of a drain it’ll likely be in terms of property taxes, maintenance, homeowners insurance and more.

It may even be worth considering a more modest house at all times because they certainly do cost a lot!

–          Try to keep your fixed costs (Mortgage payments, utilities, groceries, etc) down to 50% of net income.

–          An $800,000 house is likely to cost around $2,000,000. Many of us think of a house as an investment but often it turns out to be a money pit.


If you are considering downsizing or how to best leverage your home for retirement I can lend you a hand with personal, individual advice.



Chris Worby is a Trusted Regina based financial advisor and Wealth Management services provider servicing local Regina households and businesses. Since 2001, Chris has been committed to providing a high standard of financial service to individuals, families and business owners. Chris listens and provides a personalized financial plan.

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