Downsizing Archive

Ready to downsize your home? You’ve come to the right place. Learn everything you need to know to get through the process, from how to list and sell your current property for top dollar to what to look for in your next home.

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5 Tips for Selling a House with a Reverse Mortgage

As America’s population ages, reverse mortgages are becoming a more popular option for seniors to stay in their homes for as long as possible while accessing the equity built up in their house over ...

California Prop 60 helps older adults, like this couple, buy a new house in California.

How California Prop 60 Helps Older Adults Get Property Tax Breaks

Do you live and own property in the state of California and are looking to downsize? If so, you're in luck! If you're over 55, that is.California’s Prop 60 was designed to save you money while you ...

7 Essential Tips to Downsize to a Smaller Home

Downsizing is like any other move, except you have to get rid of a lot more things. If finding a new place, selling your old one, and purging many of your items has got your head spinning, fear not! H...

a complete guide to helping your aging parents downsize

A Complete Guide to Helping Your Aging Parents Downsize

There comes a time in each of our lives when the house and yard and daily activities that we used to manage so easily become cumbersome and overwhelming. Downsizing can be heartbreaking, especially wh...

how to successfully downsize your home

How to Successfully Downsize Your Home

Ready to downsize your home? If you’re like most Americans, that means getting rid of a lot of stuff. We tend to keep items that we will use “one day,” like extra chairs, gift wrapping, clothes ...

the advantages and disadvantages of downsizing your home

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Downsizing Your Home

On the fence about downsizing? It’s easy to see why. There are so many advantages to both, yet there can only be one answer. While we won’t pretend to know what home is best for you and your lifes...

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Should I Consider Downsizing My Home?

Watching your friends purchase bigger and bigger homes each year can make you jump onboard the “bigger is better” train. But is bigger better? Here are the top three reasons why downsizing your ho...

5 sings it's time to think about downsizing your home

5 Signs it’s Time to Think About Downsizing Your Home

When interest rates rise along with the price of homes, many homeowners wonder if now’s the time to sell the property and downsize. While the minimalist mindset continues to sweep the nation, more a...

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10 Tips on Downsizing to a Smaller Home

Downsizing your house is a tricky, and, quite frankly a daunting task! Significantly downsizing is even scarier, as you now are faced with either getting rid of the stuff that you’ve accumulated ove...