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

8 Common Things People Do That Attract Pests

27 January 2015
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, Blog

Rodents, insects and other nuisance animals do not find human habitations by happenstance; it is the food, water and shelter that people provide that attracts these pests. If you remove these resources from your home and yard, you can convince many pests to seek out greener pastures. Depending on the pest species in question, you may be able to reduce the number of pests plaguing your home with a few simple steps.
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Have A Small Living Room? Learn How To Make It Look Bigger

26 January 2015
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you're thinking of downsizing now that you're retiring, you might wonder how you can adjust to a smaller living room. Many retirement communities don't have large living rooms, so adjusting your purchase ideas is necessary. This guide explains what type of items to purchase so that your new cozy living room looks bigger. Small Furniture With Legs When shopping for furniture for your retirement community home, look for small furniture with legs.
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Kids And Carpet Catastrophes: 2 Tips For Cleaning Up Common Kid Carpet Stains

21 January 2015
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When you have kids, your carpets are under constant attack. Children generate a lot of messes of various types, and the marks, stains and debris they leave behind in your carpet can be difficult to remove. Here are some tips to help you clean up some of the most common messes that your child could leave behind in your home's carpet. Grass Stains Grass stains can be extremely difficult to remove from any fabric, including your carpet.
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Honeybee Removal Tips

19 January 2015
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Honeybees are important to the environment because they pollinate plants and they give precious raw honey to be used for a variety of medical and nutritional needs. Because of this, you will first want to try to keep honeybees alive when removing them from your home. If you have a bee infestation happening within the walls of your home, you will need to find the proper help in having them removed and having the clean up done properly so you are not left with decaying honeycomb in your walls.
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Five Tasks Every New Homeowner Should Do

18 January 2015
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When you step off the moving truck, your first priority will naturally be to unpack all your boxes, so you can start to feel at home in your new place. However, unpacking is just one thing on a long list of tasks. These tips will help you get settled quickly and without issue. Have the Locks Replaced You have no way of knowing how many people have a key to your home, and this is especially true if you purchased the home from a previous owner.
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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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