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Benefits of Downsizing Your Home – Boston, Newton, MA

 Posted by Beatriz Sierra on April 13, 2016 at 2:24 PM
Whether you’ve recently undergone a change in lifestyle or your interest has been piqued by the recent trend toward smaller homes and more efficient living, you may be considering a move to a smaller home. There are many benefits to “living smaller,” including:More money. A smaller home typically means a smaller monthly payment, and nearly always means saving in utility costs and upkeep. Even something as simple as painting a room is cheaper when...

Downsizing Home Through Estate Sales – Newton, Boston, MA

 Posted by Beatriz Sierra on March 28, 2016 at 3:11 PM
It’s overwhelming. It’s time-consuming. It’s emotional. It’s called downsizing.And whether it’s being done due to the death of parents, moving them or yourself to an assisted living facility or a condo, divorce, empty nest or other causes, more and more people are trying to divest themselves of the accumulated “stuff” of a lifetime in parents’ homes or their own.By letting go of possessions, people feel more free and more in control of their live...

Tips for Downsizing Your Home – Boston, Newton, MA

 Posted by Beatriz Sierra on February 15, 2016 at 12:14 PM
Many people eventually downsize and move into a smaller home after their children move out or as the constraints of aging make it tougher to maintain a large space. Leaving the home you’ve known for decades can be an emotionally taxing process. While there’s no way to make this transition painless, there are some steps you can take to make downsizing your home easier. Here are five ways you can help yourself or a loved one get rid of stuff and mo...