RetirementFeatured July 19 2019

Benefit of Downsizing: Less Maintenance

Maintenance can sometimes feel like a burden to some homeowners – especially if you have an older home or a home that is now too large for your family. Below are a few benefits that less maintenance will bring you if you’re thinking of downsizing your home:

Save Time

Think about how much time you spend on maintenance and upkeep. This includes landscaping, fixing household appliances, and updating exterior and interior features. If you complete these tasks yourself, it probably consumes a good portion of your time. If you have less house with less maintenance, that means you can spend more time with your family and friends, traveling, and doing activities you love.

FIND A COMMUNITY THAT FITS YOUR LIFESTYLE

Save Money

If you’re constantly hiring repair and renovation specialists to keep your home running smoothly, it may be time to reconsider the size of your home. A smaller home means less roof, less yard, less square footage and fewer appliances. Fewer things to fix means you’re saving money in the long run. Increase your cash flow and start spending your money on the things that matter to you.

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Decrease Stress

Constant renovation and maintenance on your home can be stressful. Repairmen are in and out of your home, you worry about the cost of the repairs, or you have to squeeze time into your schedule to complete these tasks. Without this burden, you can decrease your stress level and relax in your smaller home.

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