January 25, 2019

Benefits of Downsizing

by Tibor Bogdan
January 25, 2019

Are you a homeowner considering downsizing? You’ve spent your life building your assets and working hard. Now is the time for you to enjoy the fruits of your labor and live a simpler life.

Below are just a few of the many benefits downsizing can offer.

  • Less cleaning– Smaller spaces inherently mean less dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, scrubbing, wiping, and so on, which allows more time for relaxation.
  • Less maintenance– You’ll have fewer rooms and a smaller lawn to upkeep.
  • Fewer expenses– During the winter, you’ll have fewer spaces to heat; in the summer, fewer spaces to cool. Also, a smaller property means lower insurance premiums.
  • Less clutter– Less space means less stuff. You won’t be hoarding the clothes you haven’t worn in two years, the books you never intend to read, the kitchen appliances and dishes you never use, and the family heirlooms you keep out of duty.
  • More savings– If you own your home with equity, a sale will result in a profit, and you can reinvest into something smaller while keeping the rest in savings.
  • More joy– According to HomeAdvisor, “Having fewer financial and maintenance-related responsibilities will allow you to focus more on your happiness and less on your home.” For example, you can invest in your life by going on that hard-earned vacation.

To read more about Finding the Right Home and What to Keep & What to Toss, click here: https://goo.gl/2p87Mn


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