So, you have decided to move into a smaller home. Now comes the challenge of what to take with you and what to let go of. Do you have heirlooms or maybe you have an excessive number of cookbooks? Perhaps you have a garage full of unfinished projects that have ended up in the abyss of good intentions. This was Dee’s challenge. She was moving from a 3,200 square foot home to a 1,500 square
1. SRES Realtors communicate with seniors the way they want to be communicated with. Many homeowners want/need to have personal visits verses email, text, or even phone. 2. SRES Realtors understand that homeowners may need to have several visits from them before they can gain their trust enough to allow them to put their house on the market. 3. SRES Realtors know there may be some physical limitations that the homeowner has that may make
Making a decision to move, whether downsizing to a smaller home or moving to one of the beautiful retirement communities in the area, the process can be both exciting and stressful at the same time. I am a Senior. I have personally experienced all the many transitions that can occur as we age. Loss of a Spouse, retirement from a life-long career, selling the family home and moving to a new location where you don’t
As we age, daily cooking, cleaning, and upkeep requirements can create a lackluster lifestyle. Making a move to an independent living community may sound scary, but it can become a liberating experience. Aside from the benefits of downsizing, there are many positive reasons to reside in a senior retirement community, including improved socialization, increased safety, and personal enhancement opportunities, such as finding new hobbies or taking new educational classes. Whether it is driving restrictions or
Imagine after working hard and accumulating a lifetime’s worth of possessions it’s now time for you to downsize. How do you choose what to keep and what to let go? How do you get rid of the stuff you won’t be using or know what you won’t be using it? How do you make sure you are keeping the right things? How do you know you are making the right choice for your new home?
You may have lived in your home for 50+ years. You may have raised your children in your home. You have worked your entire life to accumulate the items in your home. You wonder, how can I give up this home that is full of love and memories? Here are some questions you may want to ask yourself: Is home maintenance becoming a problem? Is it time to live closer to my children or grandchildren?