Things looking better this year
move south? Of course they should, suggests Stuart, they can purchase an equivalent home and have funds over to enjoy this wonderful part of the world.
‘‘Baby boomers are still generally fit and active. They may be attracted to taking off in a camper van or travelling overseas, but they’re inclined to retain their investment and just enjoy a nomadic lifestyle in short bursts.’’
That suggests we may find people downsizing and relocating.
Those that do choose to sell up in Auckland and move to Manawatu would find excellent buying and a lifestyle to match.
‘‘Rush hour traffic here is what, 15 minutes? Look at the spare time we have compared to those living and working in Auckland.’’