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

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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Buying A Home From A Distance

8 September 2019
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

The best-case scenario when searching for a home is to do so in person. Unfortunately, the timing may not work out that way for some home buyers. If you have no choice but to search for a home from a distant location, you are in luck. There have never been more options for those buyers, thanks to the internet and the use of virtual and digital support services. To get some tips on carrying out a home search from a distance, read on.
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Buying A Home In A New To You Area? 3 Tips For Finding The Best Fit

8 September 2019
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Purchasing a home can always come with a lot of questions since you want to make sure that you're making the right decision before spending so much money and going through a move. When you're buying in an area that you've never lived before due to a new job or simply wanting a change of scenery, there are several things that you'll need to focus on to make sure that the home you purchase is going to be somewhere you're happy with due to the area.
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Tips For Selecting The Right New Home Builder

1 August 2019
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Buying a newly-constructed home makes sense for many reasons. With a new home, you can choose the flooring, countertops, and finishes that you want, and you will also have the peace of mind of knowing that everything is brand new. However, purchasing a new home is also a very large financial investment, so it is essential to choose the right home builder. When a new community is being built, there may be homes available from several different new home builders.
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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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