Housing

How to Merge Two Households

February 11, 2011 Housing
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By Ranka Burzan With love in the air, there might be some new couples who decide now is the time to make the leap and start living together. Merging two households can be a major challenge, especially if you are an older adult with decades of accumulated “stuff”.  Making lists and agreements before you move […]

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Don’t Agonize, Downsize!

January 17, 2011 Housing
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By Ranka Burzan Tips for Downsizing from Your Family Home to a Smaller Place Moving from a family home, parting with belongings, treasures and a lifetime of memories can be among the most stressful events that you face as an adult. It can be an emotional and frustrating time for the whole family. A time […]

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Downsizing to a Condo? – Tread Carefully, Read Everything and Ask Questions!

November 4, 2010 Housing
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By Cindy Witt Living in a strata community, such as a condo, is very different from owning your own home. As we age the possibility of downsizing from a house to a condo is very real. There are many aspects that, for those of us who have always lived in a single family dwelling, can […]

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