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What do you do with Grandma? How about a Granny Pod

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Assembled and set up in your back yard!
What do you do with Grandma?  You could put her in your back yard in a Granny Pod?  If you are a child of a Boomer these thoughts of "What to do with Grandma?" are now lerking in the back of your mind and for some of us...   It's flat out in your face!  Granny Pods are just one solution that touts a new lifestyle "Multi Generational Living".  Hmm... is this a new thing or just an Old Thing that we are bringing back- because it works"

Assisted Living is expensive and most insurances now have a cap on how much long term care they will allow...  Our parents are living longer and longer.   Many of our parents were actually counting on Social Security.... NOT to mention when the real estate market crashed many of our partners lost a hunk of what was supposed to be their retirement nest egg.  Hence, the Granny Pod, these are self contained units designed with medical, safety and senior needs in mind.  These units hook up to your current electric and sewer.   Like a mobile unit you do not have to have a permit or adhere to property set backs.

In the Coachella Valley Real Estate Market we have seen a high demand for guest houses for this reason.  I've had many Boomer clients that have purchased a home with a guest house with their future in mind, knowing that might be a place for them if the family moves into the main house or that might be a place for a caregiver as they get older.  And many of my Middle age clients are already thinking ahead about what to do with Mom when she gets to a point where life is a bit much and she needs some help.

Now Grandma (Grandpa) can be right there in your own backyard... And with the whole Tiny Home phase being so popular I think it would be easy to convince your Boomer that Tiny is the NEW cool thing and downsizing is the road to Spiritual Enlightenment.   Want more information about Granny Pod's Consumer Affairs.com


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