Category: downsizing

Is Your Home Feeling Lonely?

Aug 24, 2011

It’s a question that many people are asking themselves... First your children moved out, and when they did you may have converted those extra bedrooms into an exercise room, a craft room, the ultimate den or the perfect guest room; but how often do you really use them? Now you may be dealing with the loss of your spouse and those unused rooms are daily reminders that you are living in an empty house.


Are You Retired And Ready To Downsize?

Sep 13, 2011

Wondering when is the best time to sell your house? The answer is NOW! So now you’re retired and your house is too large for your needs; with no more kids at home who needs all those bedrooms and bathrooms?


How To Prepare Your Home For Showings To The Public

Dec 22, 2011

Staging your home involves getting the outside and inside of the home in top shape. You can hire a service to help de clutter the home so you don’t convey that lived-in look. Now’s the time to divest yourself of some of your furnishings, collections and heirlooms by either placing them in temporary storage or simply giving them to friends or family members who will enjoy them.


Downsizing – 5 Steps To Stay In Control

Nov 22, 2011

Thinking about downsizing? Do you fear that someone will rush you through the process or take the decision making process out of your hands? You’re not alone. You’re about to make some very important choices about your future and you should always be in control of your own transactions. So how do you stay in the driver’s seat and remain in control of your transition?


There’s No Way I Can Downsize - I Have Too Much Stuff

Nov 29, 2011

Downsizing or making a major move can be overwhelming. There is so much to think about: the sale of your home, organizing finances, cleaning, sorting, packing and sometimes most importantly, choosing what to take with you. Despite everything that needs to be managed, the number one concern time and time again is, "what will happen to my things?"


Are you Downsizing? Find the Real Estate Agent who’s right for you!

Dec 27, 2011

Throughout life, transitions define the stages we are entering or leaving; moving out of your parent’s house to go to school, living in your first apartment, buying your first house, upgrading to a larger house to accommodate your growing family. Like all transitions, downsizing can be stressful, physically and emotionally challenging – but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some tips to help choose the Real Estate Agent who’s going to be the best fit for your move.


Top Six Tips for a Successful Downsizing Sale

May 03, 2012

It's garage sale time again! If you're downsizing and looking for great ways to make money on your treasures, check out these six tips.


How to Downsize and Declutter Your Home: Key Advice and Tips

May 17, 2012

This is the ultimate guide to everything you need to know about downsizing your house, including tips and advice for staying in control and making money along the way! Read more...


VIDEO: Three Ways to Downsizing Your Life

May 30, 2012

Instead of being scary, moving to a retirement community can be a fun new experience, as Sandra and Tibor Haluskay found it to be.


Downsizing Done Right: One Senior's Story

Jun 29, 2012

There is so much advice about downsizing, selling your house and moving on with retirement. Here's one senior who did it right--her way!


Story of the Month: Downsizing Done Right, One Senior's Story

Jul 23, 2012

There is so much advice about downsizing, selling your house and moving on with retirement. Here's one senior who did it right--her way!


Downsizing Tips: Five Reasons to Consider a Yard Sale When Downsizing

May 13, 2013

Why should you consider a yard sale when thinking of downsizing? Here are five good reasons! Read more...


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