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The pros and cons of renting vs buying...

Downsizing Debate: The pros and cons of renting vs buying

People downsize their homes for a variety of reasons. The pros and cons of renting vs buying will vary with your own personal circumstances. When it comes to this debate, there are no pat answers. Therefore, it is not possible for me (or anyone else) to responsibly offer pat advice to a wide audience. What …

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Climate Change - the coming storm...

Best places to live considering climate change (Part 2)

In my previous post on the best places to live considering climate change, I talked about general geographic areas that are resilient to the effects of climate change. Truth be told, I began this series with the idea of finding some locations that were particularly resilient to the impacts of climate change. This turned out to …

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Climate Change - the coming storm...

Best places to live considering climate change (Part 1)

Recently, a new  IPCC report (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change)  was released. It had sobering if not unexpected conclusions on the rate of global climate change. For those who are downsizing to a new location, you may want to reconsider the location. The best places to live considering climate change may become a very hot real estate …

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4 Simple Decluttering Hacks...

Getting started on letting go – 4 home decluttering hacks…

Decluttering and minimizing a lifetime of possessions is a major component of any home downsizing project. It is probably the most grueling and difficult part of any downsizing.  So, there will be a series of posts on this issue each geared to for particular phases of a clean out. In this post, I will suggest …

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Timing is everything - except when it isn't...

When should you downsize your home? It’s that timing thing…

When should you downsize your home? As a real estate agent, I get asked this quest a lot. My usual answer is that it depends. Let’s start out by saying that everyone’s situation is unique and that there is no truly perfect time to downsize. Good reasons to downsize… You no longer need your excess space. …

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