Posts Tagged “Senior Home Listings”

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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Do Not Lose your Home to Title Fraud

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Do Not Lose your Home to Title Fraud

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…

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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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Using Your Home to Fund Your Retirement

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Using Your Home to Fund Your Retirement

More Canadians are planning to use their home to fund their retirement and rightly so. Many people have the majority of their net worth in their home. Being equity rich and cash poor is common. Over time our housing needs change and your 2 storey, 4 bedroom house may simply be too much house for…

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