February 2018

Four reasons to consider downsizing

Posted on Feb 19, 2018

"I loved my big house, and I thought I would love it forever. I felt guilty about not being happy in it anymore. But I didn't realize that people change with time.” These were the words of a client with whom I spoke about the journey of downsizing a few months ago.

In this conversation, my client pointed out a crucial aspect of home ownership: peop...

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When was the last time there was a buyers' market on the North Shore?

Posted on Feb 12, 2018

If you look to all of the predictions for the real estate market this year – although we have the financial stress test and the increase in interest rates – it is suggested that prices will continue to increase this year, but not at the same pace as in previous years.

There are also extreme views suggesting there has to be a crash or a pull back. I...

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Next Phase: Moving & Downsizing

Posted on Feb 03, 2018


Scott Morrison is President of Next Phase: Moving & Downsizing. For the past nine years, his company has helped hundreds of seniors move to smaller homes that are adequate for their needs. We spoke to him about how he helps seniors downsize without much hassle.

“Most of our clients are 80 or more years old,” Scott explains. “They have lived in their...

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