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Right Sizing and Universal Design

A popular retirement plan used to be: invest in a home, wait until the kids move out, sell it and downsize. Some goals included a purchasing a single level home, little to no yard, or paying cash for the new home. Our current economy has proved it isn’t a fail-safe plan.

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Even though a large home can become a chore to maintain, down-sizing isn’t the best option for all seniors. Here is a story about a couple who doubled the size of their home, and one of the greatest perks they found was they now have room for the grand-kids. Read More