Housing

Housing is a HUGE topic. When we say housing what comes to mind?
Buying a home, selling a home, decluttering a home, buying or selling a second home like a cottage or trailer. Maybe modifying your home to stay home longer, or deciding to move  to an assisted facility or long term care facility. Many housing things to read about.

Choosing to move to a retirement community is a big life decision. It often means transitioning away from a lifelong home and embracing the golden years. While it's an emotional time and often bittersweet, transitioning into this stage of...
(From the book “The Best of the Rest – Downsizing for Boomers and Seniors” Chapter 2) A note of caution: When planning renovations try to have them done so they don’t distract from the resale value of your home. Although...
That moment when your last child goes off to college or moves out on their own is one of the most freeing feelings a parent can have. They’ve officially transitioned into the part of their life where they have...
You can’t sell a house without having people see it. In the beginning, it is usually an announced real estate agent tour. You will typically benefit by being listed by Multiple Listing Service (MLS) so that all the local...
If you are thinking about selling your current home so that you can downsize, then you have taken a big step forward to make this life-change. Though it may seem daunting, if you work with a capable real estate...
Although most people might wish to stay young forever, it simply isn’t possible. Hard earned wisdom is as good as gold. The wisest people entering the autumn or early winter of their lives prepare for a time when they...
There is no place like home, and we all wish that our loved ones could stay in theirs forever. It seems almost unfair to drag them to an unfamiliar place to stay with unfamiliar people. But as hard as...
Photo by Ioana Radescu on UnsplashHumans are uniquely acquisitive.  We fill our homes, our garages and our closets to the brim.  And the older we get, the more we accumulate, lose track of and push into storage rather than...
Image sourceThe fast pace of modern life simply urges homeowners to create serene places where they can retreat when they’ve had enough. A spruced-up bathroom is one option but a beautifully-decorated yard is also suitable for a retreat.Just think...
Photo by cottonbro from PexelsAs we grow older, it’s harder to perform all the actions we did when we were young. Seniors often end up in nursing homes where others take care of them. However, aging in place is better, as it...