2019

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.

2019

Why You Should Consider A Microhotel For Your Next Trip

5 December 2019
 Categories:
Real Estate, Blog

Whether you travel for work or recreation, you've probably spent your fair share of time in hotels. Unfortunately, after spending a lot of time in hotel rooms, it can seem like all of the rooms are pretty much the same. When you're looking for a different hotel experience for your next trip, you might want to consider a microhotel. Here are some basics you should know about these hotels and their unique rooms.
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Single Family Homes Might Be A Better Investment Than Multi-Family – Here’s Why

30 October 2019
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

You may be considering buying real estate as an investment. You might be looking into buying either single-family or multi-family homes to be a rental property. It is a great way to invest and grow your money over time. Real estate does ebb and flow with overall income and the state of the economy but it is a stable and usually upward building investment. Single-family homes might make for a better investment strategy for you in the long run.
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Selling Your Undeveloped Property? 3 Tips For Attracting The Right Buyers

22 October 2019
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Selling a residential home means focusing on the improvements that have been made to the land, including the home and any outbuildings, as well as fencing and access to utilities. Unfortunately, owners of undeveloped property do not have the advantages of marketing a home or improvements. Instead, they must find a way to get the attention of property buyers who are most interested in properties like theirs. If you own property that you would like to sell but you are unsure of how to help it attract the attention it deserves, here are three tips to help you succeed.
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What To Expect When Renting A Pet-Friendly Apartment

15 October 2019
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Renting an apartment with a pet is very different than renting one without a pet, and one key difference is that it may take more effort to find a building where pets are allowed. Once you find a building like this, there may be other rules relating to having a pet there, and it is important to understand these things when you begin looking for a unit. In fact, here are some of the main things you should expect as you begin looking for pet-friendly apartments.
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Tips To Get The Most Value From Your Real Estate Agent

9 October 2019
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Homeowners are often surprised to discover just how complicated the process of selling a home can be. Not only is the actual act of preparing and marketing a house both tedious and complicated, but dealing with potential buyers can add legal hurdles that are difficult to overcome without experience and expertise. For these reasons (and many more), homeowners commonly choose to work with a real estate agent rather than selling their homes on their own.
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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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