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.

The time to start planning (and saving for) your dream retirement home is before you retire. Looking at real estate listings in areas where you'd like to live and making lists of your "must have" features is both fun,...
Image Credit There are many reasons why someone may want to move into a new home at an older age. Perhaps it’s time for a new location after retirement, you’re eager to downsize, or maybe your current home simply isn’t...
Many people choose to downsize in their retirement and find a home that is better suited to whatever their needs might be. If this is the case for you, you may be tempted to buy a home that is...
Choosing a place to retire is always a big decision. Where you retire will affect the quality of your life in your golden years, so you want to be living somewhere that is not only physically suitable for you...
The reasons for downsizing are as numerable as the number of people considering such a move. Whether you are selling your current home to provide income for your retirement, no longer want to manage a home with rooms you...
Libia McDonough grew up in southeastern Colombia with 11 siblings and a number of aunt and uncles always nearby. “We took care of each other,” she said. So, when her husband, Jim, found out about Takoma Village, a co-housing...
If your idea of retirement living is whiling away the time in your front porch rocking chair, have we got news for you! The Lisa Mathena Group is pleased to offer 28 Canvasback Circle, an outstanding “like new” home...
“Living in Place”©, a campaign of the Older Women’s Network housing committee, advocates that national and provincial Building Codes be changed to require that all units in new multi-unit residential buildings be entirely universal design. No tax dollars should...
Richard, who is in his nineties, is healthy and enjoys his independence. He loves his home and wants to stay there as long as possible. Since he lives alone, Richard was concerned about what would happen in an emergency,...
One of my favourite expressions is “The Priority Is” especially when working with seniors that are emotional and their families. Each person/ each family has different priorities and often people don’t stop to recognize what they are.             Senior Moves tries to...