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

3 Tips To Help You Find The Perfect Property For Your New Vacation Home

14 September 2016
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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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Selling Your Home? Two Reasons Why A Real Estate Agent Is Absolutely Essential

19 August 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you're thinking about putting your home on the market, you may think you're perfectly capable of handling the task alone.  After all, you may have seen numerous homes that were "For Sale By Owner," so it may seem like a fairly straightforward task.  However, unless you have extensive real estate training, selling your home without a real estate professional could be a big mistake.  Learning more about the benefits of selling your home through a real estate agent can help you see why you should work with one right away.
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Staying On Top Of Routine Rental Property Maintenance

12 August 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Owning and maintaining rental property can be a lot of work. Failure to properly care for your property could lead to costly repairs or even lower the value of your property. Additionally, tenants won't usually be happy with a poorly maintained property, and they may decide to move out, costing you money. The best strategy to keeping your rental properties in great shape is to hire a property manager to recommend, coordinate, and oversee maintenance work.
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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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