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Could a Multigenerational Home Be the Right Fit for You?

Multigenerational living, where multiple generations of a family live together under one roof, is becoming increasingly popular in the United States. According to the Pew Research Center, 64 million Americans live in multigenerational households. If you're considering this option, here are some things to remember.

Benefits of Multigenerational Living. There are many benefits to multigenerational living. For one, it allows families to save on housing costs, as they can pool their resources to buy or rent a larger home. It also allows for more shared caregiving responsibilities, with grandparents helping to take care of grandchildren and adult children helping to care for aging parents. Additionally, multigenerational living can provide community and emotional support for family members.

Challenges of Multigenerational Living. Of course, there are also challenges to living with multiple generations under one roof. For one, finding a large enough home to accommodate everyone's needs cannot be easy. Disagreements about household responsibilities, finances, and personal space may also arise. It's important to communicate openly and honestly with your family before deciding to live together.

Is Multigenerational Living Right for You? Multigenerational living isn't for everyone, but it can be a great option for families who want to save money and provide more support for one another. If you're considering this option, it's important to talk to your family members and ensure everyone is on board. You'll also want to work with a real estate agent who can help you find a home that meets your needs and can accommodate multiple generations.

At our real estate agency, we have years of experience helping families in Novi, Northville, South Lyon, and the greater Metro Detroit area find homes that work for their unique living situations. Contact our team today to learn how we can help you find the perfect multigenerational home for your family. We'll work with you every step of the way to ensure a smooth and successful transaction.

Jeff Duneske

With over 23 years of experience in the real estate industry, Jeff Duneske, Broker/Owner of Duneske Real Estate Advisors at Keller Williams Advantage, has established himself as a leading expert. With a career volume of over $325 million and over 1,200 properties sold, Jeff has built a reputation for excellence, earning the trust of over 1,000 clients. Born and raised in Novi, Michigan, Jeff earned the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout at just 15 years old. After graduating from Novi High School in 1996 and the Oakland Fire Academy, Jeff initially set out to become a full-time firefighter. However, after serving as an auxiliary firefighter and EMT in Novi and Walled Lake for several years without securing a full-time position, Jeff decided to shift gears and begin his real estate career in 2000. Jeff has consistently demonstrated his drive to achieve his goals throughout his career without compromising his morals, standards, or ethics for anyone or any transaction. He has served on the Professional Standards Committee for ten years and is committed to conducting business with the highest morals, ethics, and standards. Jeff's unwavering commitment to ethical and moral standards has led to a successful real estate career. Still, more importantly, it has enriched his life and the lives of others in immeasurable ways. With a steadfast purpose to lead with honor and great promise, Jeff continues to guide his clients through one of life's most significant financial transactions, helping them achieve their American Dream. If you're looking for a real estate professional who will go above and beyond to help you achieve your goals, look no further than Jeff Duneske. Contact him today to schedule a consultation and let him guide you through buying or selling your home.
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