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

5 Advantages Of A Full-Time On-Site Resident Manager

5 February 2015
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Real Estate, Blog

Are you considering hiring a resident manager for your apartment complexes? A resident manager may be costly, but most property managers will find that there are some major advantages to hiring one -- especially if they have multiple properties they need to manage. 1. Safety Issues Are Dealt With Faster In many complexes, safety is incredibly important. On-site security teams may not be affordable enough for an apartment complex, but a resident manager can react to and notice any obvious safety problems quickly.
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How To Store Computers And Electronics In Self Storage

30 January 2015
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If you're going to be placing computers and other electronics into self storage units, you'll want to be sure that they are properly protected. Dampness, breakage, mold and dust can all turn an expensive piece of equipment into a pile of useless junk. Below are some steps you can take to ensure that the equipment you put into storage will still be in working order when you get it back out.
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Benefits Of Hiring A Janitorial Cleaning Service For Your Small Manufacturing Plant

28 January 2015
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If you own and operate a manufacturing plant, one of the main priorities is safety. One major component of safety includes keeping work areas in and around the plant clean and debris-free. While employees should institute cleaning practices as they complete each work shift, there are still some locations that will need to be routinely cleaned and maintained. Hiring a cleaning service like Elk Grove House Cleaning Referral Agency has many benefits.
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8 Common Things People Do That Attract Pests

27 January 2015
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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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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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