Moving Our Parents: What Do We Do With All The Stuff?

As a Seniors Real Estate Specialist® I hear it a lot when older parents are moving and downsizing.  The question is, “What do we do with all the stuff?”. Many older adults have accumulated a lifetime of belongings only to be faced with the challenge of what to do with those things that are no

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Becoming a Renter After Being a Long-Time Homeowner

Many older adults who choose to downsize later in life find renting to be prefered to owning a home due to the reduced maintenance and responsibilities. Becoming a renter, however, may pose some challenges. Here are some tips for becoming a renter after being a long-time homeowner. Start by knowing what rent you can afford.

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Important Considerations When Selling Your Home

There is a lot more to selling your home than staging, open houses, and contract negotiations. Much of getting ready to sell your home has to do with how you want (or need) to sell your home. But for some home sellers, that is an afterthought. Here are some important considerations when selling your home.

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Protecting Your Home While You Travel

Whether you are flying cross-country to visit family or hitting the road in your RV, for many people the holidays are synonymous with traveling. But, leaving your home unattended can expose your greatest assets to risk. Here are some tips for protecting your home while you travel. Suspend services. Contact USPS to put a hold

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Important Signs That It May Be Time To Move

Maybe it is something you have been thinking about for a while, or maybe an event triggered the question. Either way, older adults (and their adult children and family) often find themselves asking whether they should consider moving.  And if so, when they should move. Each person and circumstance will vary, but be aware of

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