Posts Tagged “Halifax”

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 Now the Best Time to Downsize Your Home and Right Size Your Retirement?

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Is Now the Best Time to Downsize Your Home  and Right Size 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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10 Upsides of Downsizing

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10 Upsides of Downsizing

Need a breathe of fresh air in your life? Consider downsizing both your space and your stuff. With less space and fewer possessions to worry about, you can spend less of your time and money caring for, cleaning, organizing, and maintaining things and focus on other priorities.   As you hit your Boomer and senior…

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Should You Move Or Make Your Home More Accessible?

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Should You Move Or Make Your Home More Accessible?

If you’re approaching retirement or already there, you might be thinking of downsizing to a home that will be accessible to you as you get older. Alternatively, you may say that you never want to leave your beloved home. Here’s a reality check. Along with the memories, your home may also be filled with stairs,…

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Having A Mortgage In Retirement Can Cramp Your Style

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Having A Mortgage In Retirement Can Cramp Your Style

At 65, will you still have a mortgage hanging over your head? Are you a Boomer over 50 who will still be making mortgage payment once you reach normal retirement age? If so, you’ll be like 35% of other senior homeowners, according to the Canadian Association Of Accredited Mortgage Professionals. As a senior, a mortgage…

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Is it Time to Rightsize Your Life?

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Is it Time to Rightsize Your Life?

Over time our housing needs change. As the kids leave to get married and start their own families, your need for a house changes. Many of my clients decide to sell and move to something smaller. This process typically gets called downsizing. It’s not just about getting something smaller, it’s really about finding a new…

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