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.

Home Buying Tips for Empty Nesters

3 Reasons To Buy A Condo

2 June 2019
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, Blog

When searching for a new home, you are likely considering multiple options, from new construction to older homes. One option that you shouldn't overlook is buying a condo. Condos come with many of the benefits of other types of home ownership but without all of the hassles and drawbacks. Here are three of the biggest reasons to consider buying a condo. 1.  Condos Come With Amenities One of the biggest reasons to buy a condo is that they typically belong to a community that comes with amenities and perks for owners.
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Things To Consider When Looking At Vacation Homes For Sale

21 May 2019
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you tend to go to the same place for vacations and quick getaways, you might wonder if buying a vacation home in the area would be a good idea. There are many advantages to owning a vacation home, and it could be a good financial investment. Here are some considerations when looking over vacation properties to buy. If You Want A Condo Or HOA Property If you don't want to be saddled with yard maintenance, then you may want to buy a home in an HOA community that provides lawn care.
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Benefits Of Selling Before Buying

27 October 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you want to sell your current house and buy another one, you have to decide whether to start the purchase process before the sale process – or vice versa. Both routes have their pros and cons, but it seems as if selling first is the way to go. Here are some of the benefits you will enjoy when you decide to sell your current house first.  You Know How Much You Have To Work With
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How To Rent An Affordable House In An Expensive Neighborhood

27 October 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Do you want to live in a desirable neighborhood but pay reasonable rent? Desirability and low prices don't always go together, but there are tips you can use to get an apartment at a good price; here are some of those tips: Offers from New Constructions You are more likely to snag an affordable rent from a new construction than from an existing apartment. Managers and owners of new constructions offer rental properties often offer discounts to attract tenants fast and fill their houses as soon as possible.
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The Big One: Are You Really Ready To Own A Home?

20 October 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Home ownership is still considered to be a major milestone by many people. Despite post-housing-bust the claims that it might not be for everyone, it is still a wise move for many people who reach that point where they want to have more independence. It is a big move, though, so you have to consider carefully whether you are really ready to take that step. Take a look at the following issues and see which ones apply to your situation.
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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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