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Should older adults buy or rent when downsizing?

  • April 13, 2019

Most people think of the younger generations being the only ones who rent before buying a house. But as it turns out, a lot of older adults are returning to…

When the Tide Turns: Advocating for Aging Parents

  • March 15, 2019

When did your parents taking care of you change to you taking care of them? Often it happens slowly over time and you barely notice it until one day, you…

The Probate Process: It’s a Team Effort

  • February 11, 2019

As a real estate agent, I’ve met many people who have struggled through the probate process. It’s a huge responsibility that quickly becomes complex for you to…

Getting Mom Moved – And Being Happy About It!

  • January 22, 2019

I received this note from a friend of mine who recently experienced the “downsizing dilemma” with her mother. I wanted to share it with you to hear first-hand…

The Money Side of Downsizing

  • November 05, 2018

Is your mortgage payment taking away from other things you’d rather spend money on? Is your home becoming a “money pit” with repairs and updates being needed…

Estate Settlement: Go with the Pros

  • October 08, 2018

Coping with the loss of a loved one is always difficult. If you’re also serving as a personal representative or executor/executrix of their estate, it’s even…

How to Feel Good About Downsizing

  • October 08, 2018

As you move closer to retirement, downsizing can seem like a no-win situation. After all, no one loves the idea of getting rid of possessions and “settling” for…

What’s Your “Why” for Downsizing?

  • June 01, 2018

Chances are, when you bought your home you needed a lot of space for a growing family. Or maybe you just wanted a large home for all the amenities it offered…