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Understanding the financial costs of retirement village living

Moving into a retirement village is not only a lifestyle choice, it is also an important financial consideration.

The NSW Fair Trading Retirement Village Calculators help you work out the estimated costs of retirement village living.

Select the calculator that suits your current situation.

Basic calculator

Use this calculator if you are considering moving into a retirement village and only have basic information like your budget and the area you would like to live in.

Detailed calculator

If you have found a suitable retirement village and have a disclosure statement use this calculator to get a more detailed costs estimate.


The fees you’ll pay

Entry fees

The price you pay upon entry and other one-off entry fees.

Ongoing fees

The service and maintenance fees you pay on a regular basis while you live in the retirement village.

Exit fees

The fees you may need to pay and any return you’ll receive when you leave the retirement village.