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.

We have worked with over 3200 seniors and their families and we are constantly dealing with the fact that most seniors DO NOT WANT TO LEAVE THEIR HOMES. This is because previous generations felt they were leaving their homes...
Housing prices are at an all-time high and still climbing in many cities across Canada.  If you want your house to look like it’s worth every penny you’re asking, put your home’s best foot forward — and then some....
If the provocative nature of the above headline causes readers some concern, then my job is done! I just want to bring to homebuyers’ and homeowners’ attention just a few of the possible ramifications of the impending Marijuana laws...
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...
Photo by Vlada KarpovichBasements are often a left-out space at home. Usually, they have unused space that you can makeover to give it more fun and productive feels to it. Whether you want a safe space, somewhere to relax...
A relocation from one home to another can make your pets feel insecure.  Here are some tips to ease the transition for your pets.      When we move our clients into independent living homes there is no question that bringing their pet along when...
So often these are the words we hear from people, “That cost me a lot of money!”Whether it is a vacuum, a set of dishes, a television, stereo, a set of golf clubs or a limited print – people...
Many life transitions can trigger the need to divest yourself of extra stuff. Not just those old toys and worn-out lamps, sometimes our belongings are more valuable than what would go quickly in a Garage Sale.      When we surveyed Milennials...
We are often asked by seniors why they need to put personal pictures away. Our reply is, “Most people spend about six minutes looking at a home and you want them to focus on the benefits of your home....
When people are considering a move there is a roller coaster of emotions.    Should I move?  Should I stay?…. Is it a good decision or possibly a bad one?….Am I making a mistake?What if….I don’t fit in?… People...