Downsizing to the Right Fit

Downsizing can actually be a very liberating experience. Whether you are empty-nesters rattling around in a large house, want to be more eco-friendly or just prefer a lower maintenance lifestyle to free up more leisure time, downsizing is the route to go. Sometimes the choice to downsize isn’t actually a choice. Life events such as divorce, death of a partner or unemployment may force a downsize for economic reasons. Whatever the reason, there are clear benefits.

  • Free up capital tied up in a larger property
  • Lower expenses for maintenance, taxes, mortgage
  • Simplify your lifestyle

Consider This

When downsizing to the right fit, there are some important questions to ask yourself before you make the move.

Ask yourself these questions ....

Where To Start

After you've asked yourself the tough questions and decided this is the route to go, you need to engage professional help.  Look for a Realtor that has experience with this kind of move.  This is what you need to look for ...

Options For The Right Fit

Understand the Pros and Cons of every downsizing housing option.

Get the answers here ...

Is Now The Best Time

It's the right time to downsize when:

A) You don't need all the space you have
B) You can't manage due to health or age
C) You can't manage financially

And .... it's better to do it sooner than later.

Cost of Downsizing

When you decide to downsize, you automatically assume you will end up with a big chunk of money in your pocket ... but that is not always the case.

Get the details here ...

Moving Forward

Think better space ... no smaller space.  The process can move as quickly or as slowly as you wish. 

Find out the best steps to help you move forward ...

Downsizing Do's and Don'ts

Avoid costly mistakes with these tips ...


Top 10 Tips for Downsizing

Make your downsize transition stress-free with these great tips ...

Top 12 Tips to Help
Declutter Before Your Move

Simplify things before you move to a smaller space ...

Top 10 Tips to Optimize Your Space

Learn how to make the most of your new space ...

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