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Downsizing to suit

Recent research has indicated that the perfect age to downsize is 64 – the time when we are generally mentally agile enough to be able to deal with the buying and selling of property. 236 more words


Empty Nesters and Retirees: Making the Decision to Downsize

Through one’s younger years, it’s expected and encouraged to ‘move up’ in life regarding bank accounts, responsibilities attached to a job, and the size of a home. 28 more words

Surviving Small Spaces

Firstly, I do not think our space is that small. But it did feel like it, a few months ago when we picked out the place and started downsizing. 906 more words


It Works for State Street Bank's Landlord...

The owners of the State Street Bank building in downtown Boston have $1.1 billion in equity tied up in their building and they have the same dilemma that every homeowner has: when the mortgage is paid off, how do I ‘access’ my money without selling my property and without giving up control and the value it provides? 90 more words


Let's do this...

Hello!  My name is Larissa.  This blog thing is new to me, but our family is about to embark on a journey of simplification.  I’d like to share the process with you!   354 more words


Week 1: The Pre-plan Before the Plan Plan

We’ve always kicked around crazy ideas, not fully committing head space to anyone one in particular, just dreaming about possibilities and scenarios.

“What if we built one of those container homes? 1,068 more words

Downsize Equity Instead of Living Space

Perhaps, like other homeowners, you are being told that your only housing options are to borrow against your home’s value with a HELOC, a second or a so called ‘reverse’ mortgage or to downsize by selling your home and buying something ‘smaller’ in a less expensive market.   156 more words