Real People, Real Community
Exceptional Quality of Life
New neighbors and friends – Enjoy living among adults with similar life experiences. Need a cup of sugar or just want to visit with a neighbor? Friends are only an “indoor” door away.
“When I moved in to Realife Cooperative of Coon Rapids, it was the first time I ever lived in a new house. It is so nice and everyone is so friendly. There are so many activities that people can participate in if they like. This co-op plan is a wonderful idea.” ~ Mary
“We went away for a month and were worried we’d miss our grandchildren too much. It turns out we missed our new friends in the cooperative as well.” ~ Dick and Helen
There are many aspects of living at Realife Cooperative of Coon Rapids that make for an exceptional quality of life.
Home Designs – We offer a variety of floor plans. Our homes offer many unique features to make day-to-day living easier. Spacious kitchens, wider doorways, lever-set door handles and slider windows are a few features that help people age in place.
Common Areas – a variety of common areas such as a great room with a full kitchen, activities/game room, craft room, library, exercise room, and woodshop add to members’ enjoyment. Life in a Realife development is like having two homes in one – your individual unit and all the common areas to spend time with new friends and neighbors.
Staff – Professional on-site management staff handles day-today operations like bookkeeping, assisting the board and committees, as well as scheduling any maintenance.
Location - Easy access to major highways and Riverdale Shopping Center. We even have a van service to get you where you want to go (free of charge!)
Being a resident at Realife Cooperative of Coon Rapids means that you have decided to live a worry-free life. Just imagine ...
All of this will help you sleep better at night and enjoy your days - truly wonderful!
A cooperative is operated on a not-for-profit basis. Thus, any increases in monthly housing costs are limited to actual increases in operating costs. You’ll also appreciate your investment.
There are also advantages related to financing. The cooperative corporation holds a 40-year master mortgage resulting in lower monthly payments when compared to a traditional 30-year mortgage. This keeps the prices affordable and easier to sell than market-rate housing.
Consider owning a Realife home, because who doesn’t like saving a little extra money every month? Do you homework and compare the numbers with the worksheet below of typical monthly expenses.
Ownership and operation are the distinguishing factors in housing options. Below is a brief comparison of options independent seniors have to choose from …
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