5 Mistakes To Avoid When Downsizing

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Downsizing

  What are some common mistakes that people make when they’re considering downsizing? Below are a few of them with tips on how to avoid making them. SMALLER SPACE DOES NOT ALWAYS EQUAL SMALLER COSTS Downsizing your space doesn’t necessarily mean your home expenses are cheaper. If you’re going from a house to a condo, […]

Stress Management For Downsizing

Stress Management For Downsizing

  Downsizing is stressful. There’s no question about that. You’re fighting a war with yourself between the emotional connection you have to your home and belongings, against the practical need for owning less stuff and moving into a smaller home. Whatever reason you have for downsizing, here are a few ideas for how to manage […]

5 Things To Never Throw Out When Downsizing

5 Things To Never Throw Out When Downsizing

Downsizing is great because it frees you from clutter and makes you re-think what’s really important. But there are some items you should not get rid of. Here are just a few. Never throw out when downsizing. Family heirlooms. If there are too many to count, evaluate which ones are the most meaningful to you and […]

Getting More For Less – 5 Benefits Of Downsizing

Getting More For Less – 5 Benefits Of Downsizing

We all know that downsizing is hard. Where do you start to get rid of things? How much space do you actually need? It’s emotional and it’s exhausting. But what’s the upside? Keep reading and find out the 5 benefits of downsizing and how it can be so liberating! 5 benefits of downsizing 1. Smaller house = […]

April 2017 Monthly Market Stats

April 2017 Monthly Market Stats

Below is the April 2017 Monthly Market Stats that may answer some of your questions about what’s happening in the Nanaimo real estate market. If you think now is the time to list your house, you’re right! March 2017 Monthly Market Stats found here. See historical Market Stats here.

Be Clutter Free

Be Clutter Free

You’ve made the leap to downsize and be clutter free, and aside from the emotional stress associated with this decision, there’s also the reality of having to fit your possessions into your new home. At first glance, this can seem like a monumental task and you don’t know where to start. Chances are, downsizing is […]

5 Tips For Getting Rid Of A Storage Unit

5 Tips For Getting Rid Of A Storage Unit

We’ve already looked at how to declutter your home in preparation for downsizing. And we’ve looked at using a separate storage unit for household belongings that won’t fit in your new home. On the flip side of that, let’s tackle the issue of getting rid of a storage unit you no longer want. Much like […]

Moving From a House into a Condo

Moving From a House into a Condo

So you’ve made the decision to move from your house into a condo. Now what do you need to know? Let’s start with some things you’ll need to consider when moving from a house into a condo. Moving from a  house into a condo What aspects of Condo life appeal to you the most? Maybe […]