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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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Packing Tricks To Make Your Move Easier

14 January 2015
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Packing for a move can be a time-consuming process. You will need to consolidate all of the items you have accumulated over the years and fit them into a moving truck. To avoid paying excess charges, you will want to be able to smash in as many of your things as you can so you do not need to make extra hauls. Here are some packing tricks you can use to keep your belongings in tact and organized so you will find them when they are unloaded at your new destination.
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Top Tips For A Sane Kitchen Remodel Project

18 December 2014
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If your blood starts to boil at just the thought of remodeling your kitchen, then take heart because there are simple things that you can do to make the process go a lot more smoothly. Here are a couple tips to get you started on your way to a sane kitchen remodel: Tip #1: Set a Realistic Budget While it sounds both reasonable and impossible all at the same time, setting a realistic budget for your remodel will save you a lot of headaches down the road.
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5 Benefits Of Hiring A Property Manager

16 December 2014
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Whether you own two or eight rental properties, it is a good idea to hire a property manager. If you hire an experienced property manager to take care of your rental properties, you can add a lot of value to your investments. Here are five benefits of hiring a property manager. Higher Quality Tenants One of the greatest benefits of hiring a property manager is that you will get higher quality tenants.
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Gopher Go Away! How To Get Gophers To Leave Your Yard

12 December 2014
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If you have a nice lawn and a great garden, seeing gophers move to your property can have you get rather angry. Gophers can be very destructive to all kinds of vegetation and they leave holes all over your yard. If you have unfortunately had a gopher family move onto your property, you will need to start taking action to make them want to leave. Here are some tips you can use to get your yard back.
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3 Tips For Moving With Small Children

11 December 2014
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The thought of moving from one location to another is often overwhelming for most people, but this feeling of being overwhelmed is increased exponentially when you have young children. These children need your love and attention for several hours during the day; so many parents have no idea how they are going to find time to move on top of all of this. This article will give you 3 tips for successfully moving, and staying sane, when you have small children at home.
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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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