Top 3 things people don’t throw away

Time to get rid of the clutter and/or downsize but need help getting it done? Whether you are moving, simplifying or decluttering, Laurie Wrobel of Clutter 911 is a godsend....
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Will I have to pay capital gains tax when I sell my home?

Many people who haven’t sold a house in over 20 years are fearful of selling their home because of the capital gains tax they expect they will have to pay....
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Surrounded by too much stuff? Incorporating this morbid-sounding technique could help.

William Morris once said, “Have nothing in your home that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” For most, that’s easier said than done.  Last...
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The biggest reason for downsizing

Baby Boomers talk a lot about downsizing. It can be very cathartic… resulting in the biggest reason I see for downsizing, whether or not you are Empty Nesters… …FREEDOM! Freedom...
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Downsizing 101… a case study

Retiring and thinking of downsizing? The first step is making a plan. Sometimes the plan comes quickly… but more frequently thoughtful downsizing is a longer process which may include several...
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The Best Tips For Seniors Who Are Looking To Make A Move

Thanks to Guest Author, Jim Vogel  of  ElderAction.org, for today’s post Buying a new home is a huge process, and for seniors who have lived in their current home for years...
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Baby Boomer’s Ultimate Life Planning Guide… is downsizing right for you?

The Third Age With people living now having a life expectancy of about 30 years longer than in the last century, we have a whole new period of life not...
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7 steps for moving to assisted living and selling the family home

We often work with families in various stages of senior housing transitions. Case in point, we are currently working with 5 different families who are moving into assisted living and...
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