Posts Tagged “challenges”

When is the Best Time to Right Size Your Life?

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When is the Best Time to Right Size Your Life?

One of the most common dilemmas faced by retirees is when should I downsize and move to a new place? It’s never easy to decide when to leave the family home you have lived in for decades. I have clients that have been in the family for over 60 years. Here are 5 points to…

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Ways Seniors Can Prevent Falls From Occuring in The Bathroom

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Ways Seniors Can Prevent Falls From Occuring in The Bathroom

Falls in a home can result in minor injuries or may even become fatal, but a fall in the bathroom is a commonplace where people can get hurt. Take the necessary steps to increase bathroom safety for seniors who want to live independent lives. A few simple and inexpensive changes to your bathroom can decrease…

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Upgraded Landscaping Adds Curb Appeal That Sells

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Upgraded Landscaping Adds Curb Appeal That Sells

When you list your home for sale, don’t overlook the importance of your exterior landscaping as a tool for increasing the volume of potential buyers and selling your home more quickly. In real estate, while you can’t always “tell a book by its cover,” having a home with curb appeal is more likely to get…

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Is It Time to Downsize Your Home For Your Retirement?

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Is It Time to Downsize Your Home For Your Retirement?

Most likely your home is your biggest asset. It’s also your biggest expense. Unfortunately, when it comes to retirement planning, the family home is often last on the list of later in life changes. There are many reasons for this delay Emotionally it’s difficult to let go of a home filled with memories. Moving can…

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Making An Older Home Appeal To Young Buyers

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Making An Older Home Appeal To Young Buyers

The one thing that unites young buyers is they do not want to buy a place that looks old and dinghy and needs lots of unexpected, expensive repairs – regardless of when it was built. They are looking for something that allows them to move in and do minimal work to update the property. Making…

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Beware of Title Fraud In The Era of Identity Theft

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Beware of Title Fraud In The Era of Identity Theft

In our era of identity theft, title fraud costs Canadians $300 million annually. It’s a serious problem that often impacts older adults. What is Title Fraud? Title fraud occurs when someone other than the lawful owner transfers the property to themselves or obtains a new mortgage to pull cash out of the house. This leaves…

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