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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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3 Advantages To A Home Security System

23 February 2015
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Having a home security system is vital. It is estimated that there are over 2 million burglaries happen every year. This is why it is so important that you take every precaution to safeguard your home so that your belongings, family and property are safe. Here are 3 advantages of having a home security system. 1. Scare Away Burglaries Many times, just having a home security system will scare away those that mean harm to your home.
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Protecting Your Manufactured Home Against Termites

18 February 2015
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Manufactured and mobile homes aren't immune to termite infestations. Although the home may have a steel framework at the base and doesn't sit directly on the ground, termites can still get in and cause irreparable damage. A combination of preventative techniques and prompt treatment of any pests can save your home from these pests. How they Get In Termites aren't limited to just the ground and to wood. They can climb up the concrete piers or wooden supports that make up the foundation of your manufactured home.
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Three Tips For Getting The Right Disc Lock For Your Self Storage Unit

12 February 2015
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Since they have such thick hasps that are very resistant to blunt trauma, disc locks are a popular choice for self storage units. However, if you don't exercise care when picking out a particular lock, you could end up buying something inappropriate to your specific situation. So after you've rented a self storage unit, don't forget to go through these three things before deciding on the best disc lock for you.
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How To Use Nematodes To Fight A Termite Infestation

9 February 2015
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Termites are active all year round. The cold might slow them down outside your home, but if your house is warm and there's moisture to be found, they'll keep on eating away your home's wood if they got inside before the cold set in. Spraying insecticides inside a home sealed up for the winter might not be the most appealing thing to do. After all, you and your family will have to breathe in the fumes until they dissipate – unless you want open up doors and windows to let in the sub-freezing temperatures to air your house out.
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5 Advantages Of A Full-Time On-Site Resident Manager

5 February 2015
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Are you considering hiring a resident manager for your apartment complexes? A resident manager may be costly, but most property managers will find that there are some major advantages to hiring one -- especially if they have multiple properties they need to manage. 1. Safety Issues Are Dealt With Faster In many complexes, safety is incredibly important. On-site security teams may not be affordable enough for an apartment complex, but a resident manager can react to and notice any obvious safety problems quickly.
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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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