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How to Downsize in Retirement Without Running Into Issues



Are you considering moving to a smaller home before or after you retire? Many seniors opt to downsize their homes in retirement, but before you make this choice for yourself, you need to carefully think about how this major transition will impact all aspects of your life. You also need to make sure you know which steps to take in order to avoid additional stress and worry while you plan and execute your downsizing move. Need help getting started? First, connect with a talented, dedicated, and experienced real estate agent from The Mullin Group. Next, take some time to answer these questions using the helpful links and resources included below.


Is Downsizing Right for Your Retirement?

If you’re still only thinking about downsizing during retirement, these resources can help you make a decision that makes sense for your needs, budget, and retirement goals.


Potential Drawbacks of Downsizing

Benefits of Downsizing in Retirement


Where Will You Live in Your Golden Years?

Planning for retirement should also include some planning for where your new home will be located and what that home will look like, and these resources can help you out:


A Guide to Aging in Place

How Much Does a Senior Home Cost?


What Steps Do You Need to Buy Your New Home?

Once you know where you would like to search for your new home and what sort of features you would like to find, you can start using these links to complete the next steps.


Tips for Buying and Selling at the Same Time

Determine How Much New Home You Can Afford

Tips for Buying a New Home in Retirement


How Can You Keep Your Downsizing Move Stress-Free?

Finally, know that planning a smooth downsizing move can take some effort and patience. From decluttering to settling into your new home, here are some resources that may help.


How to Declutter Before Downsizing

Packing Tips for an Organized Move


Mullin Message

While moving to a smaller home during retirement can save you some time and stress, you need to carefully weigh your options to ensure that this transition will truly benefit you. If the answer is “yes,” then you can also use this guide to save yourself some stress and headache during your move so you can stay focused on truly enjoying your golden years.


Need to sell or purchase a home during your downsize? Work with the talented and dependable real estate professionals at The Mullin Group! (702) 907-7653


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