2015

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.

2015

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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Four Reasons To Hold An Estate Sale When You Move Instead Of A Garage Sale

9 September 2015
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you are moving and need to get rid of a lot of your stuff quickly, donation is an option, of course. But wouldn't it be nicer to get some money for your old belongings, especially if you're going to need to buy new items once you reach your new home? If that's the case, hold an estate sale instead of a garage sale. Here are four reasons why an estate sale will be of more benefit.
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Spring Cleaning Tips: The Exterior

25 August 2015
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Spring cleaning isn't just for the interior of your home. The exterior of your home needs some tidying as well. Anything from your flower beds and trees to your patio and siding, it should all be cleaned up in the spring to get ready for the warm weather and to keep your home looking appealing. See below for some helpful tips on how to spring clean your yard. Trim Trees
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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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