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When my youngest child moved out, I was left living in a large home by myself. Weekend visits from the grandchildren only filled the space part of the time. The home became more of a burden as each day passed. It was not until I was working with my real estate agent to sell my home and find a smaller home did I realize that there were so many others in the same position. I created this blog to help other empty nesters explore their options for downsizing and to provide guidance on finding a new home that fits in more with their lifestyle.

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Facing Financial Hardships? 4 Steps To Help You Avoid Foreclosure On Your Home

17 May 2016
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Real Estate, Blog

If you've recently experienced a financial hardship, you may have fallen behind on your house payments. If you have, you could be facing foreclosure, which will mean that you lose your home and destroy your credit. However, with some careful planning, your financial hardship doesn't have to end in foreclosure. Here are four steps you can take to avoid foreclosure. Modify the Terms If you want to stay in your home, and your financial difficulties are a short-term issue – you should talk to your lender about modifying the present terms of your loan.
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How To Convince Your Busy Spouse That Packing Services Can Save Your Move

18 April 2016
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If you and your spouse both have full, busy lives, an upcoming move might feel daunting. Even if you are set to hire movers for the day of your move, packing and unpacking can still take up a lot of time and energy. Here are points you can use to convince your spouse that packing services can be just the help you need to get through your move. 1. Time is Money
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3 Features To Look For When Buying Software For Your Commercial Property Management

20 October 2015
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Having the help of specialized software programs can make commercial property management easier. If you are looking for a software program to assist you with your property management tasks, it's important that you invest in a program that will address the unique needs associated with managing commercial properties. Here are three features you should be looking for as you shop for property management software to ensure that the program you purchase will be able to assist you on a daily basis.
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3 Strategies To Afford A Luxury Apartment As A Solo Renter

7 October 2015
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you really want to move to a luxury apartment but can't stand the idea of having a roommate, you'll need to figure out ways to afford this more high-end residence. Take note of some strategies that could allow you to make the move without breaking your bank account. Consider a Studio Studio apartments might have a separate kitchen and living room, or they might have the entire living space in one big room.
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Rental Wards: 3 Items To Address Before Hiring A Property Management Firm

17 September 2015
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you're hiring a property management (PM) company, such as Bradley Scott, Inc., for the first time, you need to negotiate contract terms and understand all of the fine print before you sign any agreements. There are 3 vital issues to settle: How repairs and contractors are handled. How is a repair call initiated? What is the usual response time? How are home repair contractors screened? These are some of the questions to ask the PM representative.
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Home Buying Tips for Empty Nesters

When my youngest child moved out, I was left living in a large home by myself. Weekend visits from the grandchildren only filled the space part of the time. The home became more of a burden as each day passed. It was not until I was working with my real estate agent to sell my home and find a smaller home did I realize that there were so many others in the same position. I created this blog to help other empty nesters explore their options for downsizing and to provide guidance on finding a new home that fits in more with their lifestyle.

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