You've owned your home for many years.
And so many memories have been created throughboth special and challenging times.
However, despite the affection you have for your space, there comes a time when many people consider downsizing for retirement or for other other reasons, financial, physical, or otherwise. If you are at that point in your life where your home.
is just more space than you need or can handle, perhaps you've been considering taking the next step.
Benefits of Downsizing: Simplifying Your Life and Responsibilities
Home maintenance, yard work, upkeep on the house - it all adds up over time. What would you do if you didn't have those responsibilities? Your home has a lot of equity since you've been able
to pay down the mortgage over the years, but now it's getting to the point that the roof will
need to be replaced soon and the cost of yard work and pool cleaning is increasing as the cost of labor continues to rise over time. Simplified
responsibilities like general upkeep, yardwork, and the constant ebb and flow of efficacy of home features is just one of the many benefits of downsizing.
Read on to learn more about the reasons to downsize.
What does retirement mean to you?
Simply put, after laboring for the majority of your adult life, your time is valuable and you want to focus on the things that are most important to you.
Whether it's moving to a rural area in central or north Florida, or changing the scenery by moving
out of the state all together, what's currently holding you back?
When is the right time to downsize and how should you sell your current home?
One of the biggest challenges is overcoming the fear associated with making the change. The unknown can be frightening - especially in challenging times. When you are facing unchartered waters, education and knowledge are the tools necessary to make the most informed decision. If you had to summarize your biggest concerns about taking a next step, what would you say they are?
I never felt pressured and they actually offered a lot more than what my bottom dollar sales price was.
Helping Dennis and Debbie move closer to their grandchildren...
Dennis and Debbie bought their Boynton Beach home in 2001. Over a 20-year span, they raised a beautiful family and created a ton of memories. As a school teacher, Dennis worked a long and hard career, but looked forward to his retirement. Spending time with his daughter and grandchildren on Pine Island was at the top of his priority list. Knowing that the family had many options, they contacted several companies and real estate agents. Having a clear understanding of what would work best for their specific situation was a large factor that enabled Dennis and Debbie to actually make the move.
How does downsizing work exactly
In the discovery process, Dennis reached out to FL Real Estate Buyers. After a 5-minute call,it was determined that the home would qualify for the Cash Buy-Out Program, and it was decided that it would be a good idea to meet in person to conduct a walk-through of the property.
The ultimate decision was to sell As-Is.
Dennis and Debbie knew they had several options, but they decided that selling their long-time family home in as-is condition worked best for them. FL Real Estate Buyers was able to qualify their home for more money than what they needed. After determining that working together would be a good fit, it was time for Dennis to finalize his next home. Consistent communication was key during the transition. All went smoothly and Dennis was as happy as a clam - so much so that he referred a family member to FL Real Estate Buyers!
If Dennis and Debbie’s story sounds a bit like your own when it comes to downsizing for retirement, the professionals at Fl Real Estate Buyers can help you decide next steps that will start you down the path to a successful, stress-free sale.
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