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Thinking of Downsizing? The Advantages of Living in an Adult Community

Today’s adult communities are different from those of the past. They are age-restricted residences for those who want to downsize and live a more maintenance–free lifestyle. Often aging adults move to an adult community when their spouse passes away, when they are recently retired, when their family home seems too large to manage, or they are simply planning for a new chapter in their life for any number of reasons.

Downsizing and transitioning from a home full of memories and good times can be challenging. However, as you begin to weigh the pros and cons of making a move like this, you quickly begin to see all the advantages adult age-restricted communities have to offer.  Here are some of them:

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Ways To Find Out What Your Home Is Really Worth

What don't the computer models that determine home values tell you?  Well, lots and lots of things. There are so many reasons that these models are flawed . . . many obvious, many not so obvious.

If you used one of the online services to determine the value of your home, our advice is definitely don't use that information to set your selling price. These models may be wildly inaccurate, and often are.

A computer program can't physically inspect your home. It doesn't know whether unique features of your property might add to or detract from market value. It can't account for a sewage treatment facility next door, or the railroad tracks nearby with trains that blow their whistles all night. It also doesn't know that you recently added high-end finishes in your kitchens and baths and invested money in staging your property with the colors and furnishings that today's buyers are looking for.