Stories of others who have downsized can be very helpful in when are in a similar situation. Here are three, video stories of couples who downsized for three different reasons:
* to retire and “go South”
* to respond to a health change
* to get out of debt.
How did it work out for them?
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Some famous musicians and artists were either hoarders or shared some of their tendencies. You might be surprised to find out who is on the list
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The family home is a source of great comfort for parents and children alike. However, as the family ages, elderly parents are often challenged by unintended hazards in the home. Here are some thoughts on how to spot these hazards along with low-cost suggestions for correction.
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Do you have family members planning to downsize “sometime” but will likely be caught napping if the real estate market changes? Here are some likely reasons they are stuck and what you can do to help them.
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Avid readers who are on the threshold of retiring are very enthusiastic about their upcoming retirement. They have a backlog of books to start or finish and lists of authors to explore. Pleasant anticipation seems to be their primary emotion. Here are some thoughts for retiring book fans on reading Time, Space and Location.
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Anyone planning to downsize in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), needs to keep informed about the current real estate market. The following video provides a fresh perspective on five key market measurements. The goal is to provide you with greater insight for your own decision making.
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We often use the word “clutter” when writing about organizing and downsizing. However, our communication may not be as clear as we believe it is. If you say “we should de-clutter”, is your message understood you the way you intend?
Continue reading “Clutter has 3 meanings. What’s yours?”
One of the most popular trends for boomers in the GTA who are retiring is to downsize and do some travelling*. Usually, they are moving to a smaller residence and want to enjoy some their well-earned retirement with a travel vacation. Here are some things to consider if this describes you.
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Elderly parents living on their own in a traditional home are usually a safety concern for the family. As they age, they are less likely to notice safety issues that gradually sneak up on them. Here are some key issues to watch for and suggestions on how to address them.
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There are many excellent resources available online in a variety of media including blogs, websites and videos. This post introduces you to some experts who deliver their content in an audio format for a fresh approach on the topic. Explore …
Continue reading “An intro to Downsizing podcasts”