How to Downsize and Enjoy your Retirement Years

For many people, getting older and the children flying the nest, means being left in a home that is too big for just one or two adults. A larger house is not only more time consuming to clean and maintain, but is also more expensive, and now is the time to start enjoying life and going on holiday, spending time with friends or taking up  a new hobby.

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For this reason, a lot of people choose to downsize – finding an apartment in a convenient location, or something like these Gloucester Park Homes for Sale can be a positive and pleasant life change. So if this is something that you are thinking of doing, firstly you will have to get the place decluttered and ready to go…

Start soon but just do it gradually. Some people like to declutter room by room, whereas others prefer to go around the whole house selecting a few items per day to get rid of. Choose a method that works well for you and enables you to declutter in a stress free way.

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Once you have decided where you will be moving to, you can work out how much space you will have and be able to decide what you might want to keep and what you want to get rid of. You could do  a car boot sale, donate to charity or sell items online, there are lots of ways of getting rid of things that you no longer want.

Author: Kei Taylor

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