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Is a 55+ Community Right for You?

  Once you hit that point where the kids are out of the house and the home is feeling empty, it’s only natural to want to downsize to a smaller space that’s easier to manage. Many people are taking advantage

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Why You Should Hire a Seniors Real Estate Specialist

  After living in one home for thirty or more years, many senior citizens are faced with a dilemma—whether to downsize to a more manageable home or consider moving into some kind of assisted living community. This is not a

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The Difference Between Downsizing and Rightsizing

  In the world of business, the term “downsizing” is often a scary euphemism for “cut-backs” and “lay-offs.” Similarly, when older folks are asked to consider “downsizing” their homes, the term may take on a negative connotation. When dealing with seniors,

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Looking Into Assisted Living? Weighing the Options.

  Speaking with a loved one about moving into an assisted living home is a significant decision that confronts many Americans with elderly parents. Seniors may view this change of life as a loss of independence and a downturn in

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Transitioning to a More Appropriate Space for Seniors

As we get older, there are many milestone moments that define us and our lives—our graduation, our first “starter” home, the larger “family” home that we save up for.  Although many people don’t like to think about it, the reality

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Why Downsizing is Appealing for Seniors and Their Families

There are many reasons for downsizing–moving to a smaller residence, consolidating households, or just wanting to free yourself of all that “stuff.” Whatever your reasons, the process of downsizing can be liberating. Unfortunately, it can also be overwhelming, particularly for

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For Seniors: Using the Internet to Buy or Sell Your Next Home

Seniors using Computer

  Shopping, movies, reading, writing, communication, and marketing… these are the most popular things that have flourished online. Seems as though almost everything is done online now. The number of seniors 50 and older who use the internet has grown

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Posted in Aging Parents, Home Buying, Home Listing, Senior Move

Tiny Houses for Senior Citizens? The Pros and Cons

You may have noticed these little miniature homes popping up recently. Maybe you saw them on television, or maybe even in your own town. These tiny homes are typically between 100 to 500 square feet and are often on wheels

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10 Tips to Help Seniors Move

Seniors Moving

Moving can be a very stressful and exhausting task. For seniors, it is even more difficult. Reasons for moving can range from health concerns to just needing to be closer to family and caregivers. Adjusting to change after a lifetime

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