Real Estate

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.

Real Estate

Moving To Another City? Remember These Tips When Shopping For Real Estate Online

25 May 2016
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Real Estate, Blog

If you are moving to another city, shopping for real estate online can seem like the smartest option. Then, you can start looking for a home before you move, even if you are far away from the city to which you will be relocating. However, there are a few tips that you should remember when shopping for real estate online to ensure that you end up being happy with the home that you choose.
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Facing Financial Hardships? 4 Steps To Help You Avoid Foreclosure On Your Home

17 May 2016
 Categories: 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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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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About Me
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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