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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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Nursing Homes In Your Backyard: More On The Latest Trend In Homes For Sale

21 September 2016
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Real Estate, Blog

With all of the adults now caring for aging parents, a new trend is emerging. Single- and double-room nursing homes bought, built, and constructed right in your backyard puts your elderly parents where you can see them and care for them without having to make room in your own home for them. Here is more on how this works and what your options are after your parents have passed away.
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Need A Higher Selling Price? 6 Inexpensive Ways To Get More For Your Home

16 September 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you need to get a better price when selling your home, you may feel that the only options are to do expensive upgrades or additions. But, there are actually several cheap or free things you can do as a homeowner in order to increase your chances of getting a high price. Here are 6 strategies anyone can follow. Scope Out the Comps. Most homeowners know about "comps" -- similar homes in the area that are used to gauge the suggested listing price of your house -- but few people go to check out these homes.
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3 Tips To Help You Find The Perfect Property For Your New Vacation Home

14 September 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you want to build your assets to pass on from generation to generation, a good investment that you may want to consider is a vacation home. To get started, you will probably want to find a property that has all the features you want, as well as enough land for the family to enjoy. Here are some tips to help you find the perfect piece of property to build you vacation home on.
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Inexpensive Ways To Increase Your Curb Appeal When Selling Your Home

29 August 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you have a house for sale, curb appeal is important. The exterior of your home is the first thing a potential buyer will see. If the exterior looks old, run down and not maintained, it may discourage the buyer. They may not even want to see the inside or may have already formed a negative opinion about the home. However, if you are on a tight budget, you may not have much money to invest in painting the home, adding new landscaping, or installing a new fence.
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Open House Tips That Can Help You To Sell A House Right Away

29 August 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Making a decision to sell the house you've been living in for some time can be a tough one. However, once the decision is made, you might find that you become impatient and hope the house will sell soon so that you can move on to the next home in your life. One way to help a house sell more quickly is to hold an Open House event with your realtor.
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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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