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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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Honeybee Removal Tips

19 January 2015
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Honeybees are important to the environment because they pollinate plants and they give precious raw honey to be used for a variety of medical and nutritional needs. Because of this, you will first want to try to keep honeybees alive when removing them from your home. If you have a bee infestation happening within the walls of your home, you will need to find the proper help in having them removed and having the clean up done properly so you are not left with decaying honeycomb in your walls.
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Five Tasks Every New Homeowner Should Do

18 January 2015
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When you step off the moving truck, your first priority will naturally be to unpack all your boxes, so you can start to feel at home in your new place. However, unpacking is just one thing on a long list of tasks. These tips will help you get settled quickly and without issue. Have the Locks Replaced You have no way of knowing how many people have a key to your home, and this is especially true if you purchased the home from a previous owner.
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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
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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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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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