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When Retirees Think Of Downsizing Their Home – Boston, Newton, MA

 Posted by Beatriz Sierra on May 10, 2016 at 12:13 PM
When 83-year-old Ann Kelley fell and broke her ankle last year, she decided to put her condo up for sale. She had lived in the condo for nearly 15 years. Although she liked living there and had friendly neighbors, Kelley's fall was the catalyst to making the move."That was the final decision," said Kelley, who had already been mulling over moving to a senior citizens community. "I just felt it was time."Kelley put her place up for sale with a Rea...

Senior Relocation: How to Help Parent’s Downsize - Boston, MA

 Posted by Beatriz Sierra on January 12, 2016 at 9:38 AM
With the oldest baby boomers now approaching their 70s, demographers say the number of homeowners who are downsizing is expected to climb in coming years.The author of "A Survival Guide to Selling a Home," tells the true story of one of his clients, a widow of 69 who, due to medical problems, must sell her 3,500-square-foot house on one-third of an acre. However, the short timeline of the move compounds the problems of getting the house sold. Man...