The Family Photo Project

Wednesday Apr 29th, 2020

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After 6 weeks of intense social distancing, isn’t it crazy how this strange new reality has started to feel “normal”?  While it’s easy to fill your time watching endless COVID-19 news stories and feeling panicked by the uncertainty we are facing, a change of mindset can help us view this free, uninterrupted time, as gift.    How about attacking some of those projects that you’ve never had time for? This is the perfect time to work on the goal... [read more]

Can Your Home Affect Your Health?

Friday Mar 6th, 2020

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Yes, but “right-sizing” could be just the right medicine!   The Crisis of Social Isolation Your family home, once a bustling hub of activity, may have become a much quieter a place in your older years. Research shows that older Canadians are growing increasingly lonely and isolated, enough so that some are calling it a public health crisis. Mariam Larson, a gerontologist and coordinator with Allies in Aging says, "It's worse than smoking. It's worse... [read more]

Right-Size Into The Home of Your Retirement Dreams!

Wednesday Jan 29th, 2020

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Your older years deserve a Right-Sizing of your living space that fits with your new reality. This is not the end of your ‘prime’ years but the next step in a simpler more fulfilling time in life. Move past the negativity that the term "downsizing" can bring. Right-sizing into your ideal home should be nothing but exciting and positive!   We are so fortunate to be living in a time when life expectancy is the longest it has ever been, and more importantly, many... [read more]

Six Things To Know About Condo Fees

Friday Dec 6th, 2019

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                         Whether you are a first-time home buyer or a mature adult looking to downsize, condos can be a great way to get or stay in the home ownership game. You may, however, be feeling concerned about condo fees; how do they work and how will they impact your monthly budget. Read on for the six important things to know about condo fees…   1. How are Condo fees charged? Condo fees... [read more]

Does Your Home Fit Your Retirement Dreams?

Thursday Nov 14th, 2019

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               Whether you are just starting retirement, or winding down your work to a slower pace, it’s time to have that first conversation with your loved ones about downsizing. Hitting your early 60s is a transitional time, and it marks the perfect point at which to examine how your home is working for your current life and the life that you plan for your future.    To get you started, think about the following... [read more]

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