Downsizing, Do you Dare?

You have been thinking of downsizing, simplifying your life, getting rid of the boxes of clutter that weigh you down.  Here are a few tips to help in making the decision to a smaller apartment, patio home or retirement villa and getting to a worry-free life.

Remember, it doesn’t have to be permanent.  Many people feel that the next move will be their last move, and they keep putting off the decision because the timing “just doesn’t feel right”  If You don’t like where you are, move, you are not a tree-Jim Rohn.  2) Crunch the numbers.  There are many changes to consider, taxes, utilities, maintenance, insurance, and mortgage costs.  3) Think about why you want to downsize and communicate that with your spouse, family members and friends. 4) Where do you want your next move to be, close to family, warmer weather, college towns. 5) Think about what you are trying to accomplish in your downsizing goals, ie saving money or reducing living costs.

There are many quality professional individuals out there that can assist you in the move to a easier, simpler lifestyle. A Realtor with experience in working with Seniors and Retirement issues has earned the SRES designation from the Nat’l Association of Realtors

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