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 = […]

Sarah’s Tips On Downsizing:

Sarah’s Tips On Downsizing:

This article caught my attention, as it states that about 64% (according to a study done in 2014) of retirees, 50 and older, have either moved, or will move post retirement. It goes on to say that a few experts recommend moving sooner than later… something to think about as you read! http://www.financialbuzz.com/retirement-and-downsizing-659673  

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 […]

Getting A Storage Unit

Getting A Storage Unit

To store or not to store, that’s a sometimes complicated question. When you’re getting ready to downsize, there are two sides to getting a storage unit. Are you going to need a storage unit? If you already have one but want to get rid of it, what’s the best way to go about it? Storage […]

The Up Side Of Downsizing

The Up Side Of Downsizing

There comes a point in a lot of peoples’ lives when they want to simplify things and move into a smaller home. It’s a big step to take and can sometimes be a confusing or difficult time once the decision is made. In the next few articles, we’ll take a look at some of the […]

The Emotional Impact Of Downsizing

The Emotional Impact Of Downsizing

Most people don’t decide to downsize out of the blue. There’s usually a specific reason for it – a life transition like divorce, the kids have moved out, elderly people moving into assisted or independent living accommodations or the death of a spouse. Whatever the reason, the emotional impact of downsizing can take an emotional […]

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 […]