I work with people in all stages of housing transitions… from renting to buying a first home… moving up because of growing family, schools, jobs… downsizing because of life changes, as part of retirement planning… relocating for a variety of reasons…

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One of the first questions is often "Where do I begin?" I have compiled some links below to some posts that can can help with Downsizing, Preparing to Sell, Preparing to Buy, Baby Boomer Transitions…

DOWNSIZING

PREPARING TO SELL

PREPARING TO BUY

BABY BOOMER TRANSITIONS

What I realized was missing as I was compiling the posts is a vital first step for any transition… determining why you are planning to make a change and how it will help propel your life plan. Of course, what comes before that is creating a life plan! Look for more to come…

Sharlene Hensrud, RE/MAX Results – EmailLifestyle Realtor

About Sharlene Hensrud

I love what I do! Highly insightful, analytical and creative, there is nothing I love more than helping you find the right solution for your real estate transition. My mission is to serve my clients with honesty and integrity, exceeding their expectations in service and support… and to help others by donating a portion of every transaction to Habitat for Humanity.

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