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

4 Questions To Ask The Homeowners Association Before Buying A Home

29 December 2016
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Real Estate, Blog

If you think you have found your dream home only to find out that it's in a neighborhood with a homeowners association, you might be feeling a bit nervous. Whether you have lived in a community with a not-so-good homeowners association in the past or if you have just heard the horror stories, you might be worried about whether or not you will be happy living in the neighborhood. Luckily, you should be able to talk to someone from the homeowners association to get answers to your questions and concerns.
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3 Things You Should Know About Buying A House

29 December 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Buying a house from a realtor is an exciting time of life. Whether it is your first home purchase or if it is your fourth or fifth, there is always something exciting about the prospect of a new beginning and a new house. When searching for a house there are certain things that you should do to make sure that you are getting the right house for you. Here are a couple of tips.
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Two Ways To Protect Your Privacy When Buying A Home

28 December 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Purchasing a home is a dream come true for many, but it can also be the start of a nightmare for folks who value their privacy. It's an unfortunate reality that a lot of personal information becomes publicly available when people buy homes. In an age where doxing and identity theft are constant threats, it's understandable if you want to keep people from learning where you live. Here are two things you can do to protect your privacy when purchasing a home.
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The Truth About Three Myths That First-Time Homebuyers Should Know

20 December 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

When you are buying a house, it is important to be aware of the fact that there may be many misconceptions that you believe about this process. By correcting these notions, you will find that you are better prepared to go through the process of making one of the largest purchases of your life. Myth: You Can Substantially Reduce The Cost Of A House By Acting As Your Own Agent
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Things To Consider When Purchasing A Home You Want To Retire In

12 December 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

As you get older, you have different needs when it comes to your living space. If you are downsizing your large family home into something for just you and your spouse, there are a number of things to take into consideration in your new home. When you have plans to age in place, remaining at home for as long as possible, buying a home that can meet your needs as you age can provide you with years of safety and comfort.
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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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