Frequently Asked Questions

 

Where is Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resorts, Howard, Fraser Coast located?
Good Life HOWARD Fraser Coast is located at William Street, HOWARD, Queensland, only 284km north of Brisbane and 37km from Hervey Bay. Conveniently located, the Bruce Highway skirts the edge of the town with Maryborough and Childers only a 25-minute drive in either direction.
What amenities does the town of Howard offer?
  • Police Station
  • Fire Station
  • Ambulance Station
  • Post Office
  • Medical Centre
  • Supermarket
  • Butcher
  • Baker
  • Pharmacy
  • Hairdresser
  • Hardware Store
  • Hotel
  • RSL Club
  • Newsagency
  • Bottle Shop
  • Howard State School
  • Community Centre
  • Respite Centre
What is Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resorts, Howard, Fraser Coast?

Imagine a community of like-minded active Over 50s who love long lunches, energetic gatherings and taking to the road for their next adventure – confident that their home is secure while they are busy having fun.

Good Life HOWARD Fraser Coast is a new master planned Over 50s RV & Lifestyle Resort on over 40 hectares of land. Our new community will comprise 213 free-standing homes complimented by a huge range of resort style community facilities all within a secure gated estate surrounded by fully maintained lush manicured and landscaped gardens.

Our development approval also allows for an additional 47 independent living units and an aged care facility.

What are the advantages of living at Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resorts, Howard, Fraser Coast compared to other retirement options?
  • NO Stamp Duty when you purchase your home
  • NO Stamp Duty when you purchase your home
  • NO Exit Fees when you sell your home
  • NO deferred management fees
  • NO refurbishment costs
  • As the homeowner you receive 100% of any capital gain when you sell your home
  • NO body corporate, strata or sinking fund fees
  • NO rental properties within the resort – all homes are occupied by the owner(s)
What home choices are there?

There will be a wide range of home designs and floorplans to suit a variety of tastes and budgets. Choices will include 2-bedroom, 2-bedroom plus study and 3-bedroom homes. Each home will be purpose-built with a large garage to fit your RV, boat, cars and other toys.

Do I have to pay stamp duty when I purchase a home?

No, there is no stamp duty payable when you purchase a home at Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resorts, Howard, Fraser Coast.

Are there any Entry or Exit Fees?

No, there are no Entry or Exit fees at Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resorts, Howard, Fraser Coast.

Do I have to pay Council Rates whilst living at Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resorts, Howard, Fraser Coast?

NO, you will not have to pay Council Rates.

Do I have to pay Capital Gains Tax when I sell my home in Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resorts, Howard, Fraser Coast?

Under current tax laws, there is no capital gains tax payable on the sale of your home in Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resorts, Howard, Fraser Coast – you keep 100% of any capital gain.

If I decide to leave, how do I sell my home at Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resorts, Howard, Fraser Coast?

You have the option of appointing a Real Estate Agent to sell your home, you can sell it yourself or you can appoint us to sell your home for you. Standard REIQ charges apply.

How will I be charged for electricity and water consumption?

Each home will be separately metered for electricity and water. You will be charged on the amount of electricity and water consumed.

Can I receive Rent Assistance from Centrelink?

Living in Good Life HOWARD Fraser Coast, you may be eligible to receive Rent Assistance via Centrelink as you will pay a weekly Site Fee. To see if you qualify for Rent Assistance, visit https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/rent-assistance

What are the ongoing costs of living at Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resorts, Howard, Fraser Coast?

Aside from electricity and water charges on a consumption basis, a weekly site rental fee will be payable on a per household basis. We expect that the weekly site rental fee will be $175 per week. Aside from electricity and water charges on a consumption basis, a weekly site rental fee will be payable on a per household basis. We expect that the weekly site rental fee will be $175 per week. This fee encompasses all aspects of the management, maintenance and use of the community facilities, roads and grounds maintenance plus management and administration costs including:

  • Maintenance and use of all the community facilities
  • Mowing of your front lawn
  • Secure gated entry
  • CCTV
  • Community Manager
  • On-site Caretaker

Site rental payments qualify for rental assistance subject to the applicant meeting Centrelink requirements – please contact Centrelink to see if you qualify for rent assistance.

Does Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resorts, Howard, Fraser Coast have security?

Good Life HOWARD Fraser Coast will be a secure gated facility including security access through the main gates and pedestrian gates plus discrete security cameras and CCTV. All homes will also feature intercoms to the main gate, telephones, internet access ready and electronic remote-control garage doors. Good Life will be professionally managed so that you feel secure whilst at home or away from home travelling.

How does Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resorts, Howard, Fraser Coast cater for RV owners?

Unless otherwise requested, each home will have a garage of at least 96m2, which is typically large enough to store a recreational vehicle such as a motorhome or caravan, boat and two cars. Further, Good Life Howard Fraser Coast will also have an undercover RV Wash Bay.

Can I rent my home out?

No, one of the benefits of living at Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resorts, Howard, Fraser Coast is that all residents are homeowners and therefore cannot be rented out.

How large are the blocks of land that the homes are built on?

Our lots range from 400m2 to 650m2.

Will my home have an adjoining wall with a neighbour?

No, all homes will be free standing with no adjoining walls.

Is the resort dog friendly?

Of course, we will also have a large dedicated secure dog off-leash area. Please refer to park rules for further details.

Are there any other additional charges for living at Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resorts, Howard, Fraser Coast?

No however, you will be required to look after your normal household expenses such as telephone, internet, electricity and insurance (building, home and contents).

Can I bequeath my home in my will?

Yes, your home becomes part of your estate. Your beneficiaries can reside in the home if they are aged over 50 or they can sell the home.

What is a Site Agreement?

The Site Agreement is an agreement between you as the Home Owner and the Park Owner which will provide you with security of tenure under State Government legislation for use of the land where your home is located. Further, it provides you with the right to keep your home on that site in perpetuity.

Are the medical facilities nearby?

Howard is serviced by a local Medical Centre and ambulance station. Hospitals at Hervey Bay are only a 25 minutes or 37km away.

Is there public transport closeby?

Howard is serviced by a railway line to Brisbane with the Howard Train Station only a short stroll from Good Life HOWARD Fraser Coast. Currently, the train stops three times per day at Howard and it is possible to do a round trip to Brisbane and back on the same day.

Who is the developer of Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resorts, Howard, Fraser Coast?
AHC Limited is the developer of the Good Life RV & Lifestyle Resort HOWARD Fraser Coast. With 30 years of industry experience, AHC is a highly reputable property developer, owner and manager.

AHC boasts a pristine track record that affords us rare consumer confidence and assures stakeholder satisfaction.

From retail, commercial and industrial, to high-end luxury homes, AHC has created quality developments that meet bespoke needs, exceed expectations and stand the test of time.

AHC now brings its expertise to those over 50s who choose to celebrate their golden years in style. We will combine vibrant community spaces with luxurious ‘easy life’ homes. Environmentally considerate, stimulating for the senses, a playground to cultivate new friendships and plan the next adventure.

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