Senior living

Do It Yourself or Hire Someone?

What projects should you take on, and which are better done by someone else? It's a personal choice. That choice changes, depending on your time and your health and flexibility. Jim Vogel from ElderAction.org has this advice: With all of the pressures of modern life, it’s easy to forget about your house. That’s too bad

By |2018-01-03T07:24:32+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Problems and repair, Senior living, thinking of selling?|Tags: , , , , |

Downsizing: Timing and Cost

A rising market favors people who are downsizing because the higher the property value, the greater the sale of the more expensive, bigger property. This offsets the higher price of the downsized, smaller property, assuming both properties are rising at the same rate. Suppose you own a house that was worth $650,000 before the mini-bubble.

By |2017-08-18T21:54:34+00:00September 6th, 2017|Categories: Senior living, thinking of selling?|Tags: , |

Senior Moves: Making a New House Feel Like Home

Today, a guest post from Jim Vogel: Your home is yours. Your children’s wedding photos line the walls, your grandmother’s tulips bloom in the front yard every spring, and you can still make out the faintest hint of marker where grandkids made the wall their canvas. But now that you’re moving to a new house

By |2017-06-18T22:52:03+00:00June 28th, 2017|Categories: Senior living, thinking of selling?|Tags: , |