Downsizers Information Centre

If you are considering downsizing, our Downzisers Information Centre may help you. Please scroll through some of the articles to find what you need. If you need more information, you are welcome to contact our broker owner, Stuart Neal. He specializes in helping downsizers & would be pleased to help you navigate through all your choices. You can contact Stuart Neal by clicking on THIS LINK

 

 

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A Poem for Downsizers

The process of downsizing can be an exciting time. It can also be a time for contemplation and worry about what lies ahead. John Tidridge has written a series of poems that describe his feelings and thoughts as Maureen and he go through the moving process.

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Years ago, it would seem, we came across Griesbach

Army Barracks all trim and green,

Canadian army;

An accident occurs, on base, an army base.

I am sent and there meet a young police officer, RCMP.

I am an experienced City Officer, out of my jurisdiction.

He is young, I help him out, that’s what we do.

It’s Griesbach.

Jurisdictions change and now the camp is ‘City’.

I am sent on a call, not easy to forget.

A young man has

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Stuart Neal is the most senior member of the Ambergate Realty Advisors team. Over the last few years he has noticed many of his clients are older people considering downsizing. Because consumers have many choices, specialist knowledge is required.

Stuart has recently earned the only formal qualification available to REALORS® who serve downsizers. The Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®) designation requires many hours of study and demonstrates that Stuart understands and is ready to provide guidance as you consider all of your options including: aging in place, selling, buying, renting, relocating, or refinancing residential and investment properties. By earning the SRES® designation, Stuart has proven he is prepared to approach your unique

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The process of downsizing can be an exciting time. It can also be a time for contemplation and worry about what lies ahead. John Tidridge wrote this wonderful poem to describe his initial feelings and thoughts as Maureen and he contemplate the next stage of their lives. 

WE ARE DOWNSIZING...YES! 

To Stuart B I say ‘Attention’

About things I aforementioned...

We are going to downsize!

 

Our present home has been just right,

In fact, it’s quite a pretty site...

We are going to downsize!

 

We have raised four kids,

From who very little is hid...

We are going to downsize!

 

A deposit we have already placed...

It’s a lot of money to be replaced...

We are going to downsize!

 

The new place is all brand

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Have you reached that stage in life where it makes sense to sell your family home and move into a condo?

Perhaps you want to wait a bit longer?

Based on a set of unique circumstances you might want to look at a move right now. Why?

1.  In metro Edmonton, single family homes are selling for 1% MORE than this time last year. And in the last 3 months of the year home sales values go UP.

2.  In metro Edmonton, condo sales values are 4% DOWN when compared to this time last year and there is a ton of choice.

So, there you have it. This is your opportunity!

Sell your family home for full market value.

Buy a condo and get a BIG DISCOUNT.

To view a selection of ALL condos available for downsizers click on this link: Condos for

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Perhaps you have been finding that cleaning the house is just too much, or that the yard work just gets away from you? Maybe you find that your home is simply too big these days?

Before you even consider moving away from your cherished home, why not consider the alternatives first?

1. Hire a Cleaner

There’s no rule that states that you must do the house cleaning yourself. If you can afford it, why not have someone come in and spruce up the place once a week? It might also give you something to look forward to i.e. a friendly face coming into your home to chat with and perhaps even enjoy a coffee with.2.

2.  Hire a Yard Work Team

In the United Kingdom where I’m originally from we call these folks ‘gardeners’. Yard work here in the

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