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If you're part of the current Nanaimo baby boom generation that's close to retiring, the chances are that you're also considering downsizing to a smaller, more centrally located home. Saying that you are going to downsize is one thing, but actually getting smaller is something completely...

Are Baby Boomers Getting Bigger?

Last week I wrote about the unmistakable downsizing trend that baby boomers are taking, as they near retirement and downsize from their larger suburban homes to places that are more centrally located and urban.

But there are boomers in Nanaimo that are...

Are Baby Boomers Getting Smaller As They Get Older?

 

It's true that as we get older we start to shrink, but what really seems to be shrinking in the Nanaimo real estate market is the home size that baby boomers are buying.

During the 1970s boomers definitely did drive the housing...

Why use Lynn Donn to sell your Nanaimo  house?

As a Full time Nanaimo Realtor, with Royal Lepage Nanaimo Realty, I offer clients my local knowledge of the Nanaimo area and its neighbourhoods as well as my extensive background in marketing and...

Five Signs That It's Time To Downsize Your Home

We've all heard the phrase 'bigger is better', especially when it comes to buying your home in Nanaimo.

But sometimes 'smaller can be better' and that means having to downsize your house.

Here are 5 signs to look for that tell you it'...

I'm frequently asked whether it's best to find a home before listing, or list and then find a home once it sells.  I am working with several clients right now who are asking the same question.  It’s a tough one!  Here are the two possible scenarios:

 

1.  There is the chance that if you...

Baby boomers are downsizing their homes

There is no doubt in my mind that the baby boomer generation is starting to make a move toward downsizing their homes.  Every second person I meet at open houses or at the Royal Lepage kiosk say that they are thinking about downsizing.

Of course,...

Best Events for Seniors in Nanaimo

Nanaimo BC is a wonderful place to call home whether you’re just starting out in life or finding a quiet spot to retire. Our winters are mild and our summers are warm. There are hundreds of events and activities year-round for seniors and those looking for a...

Thinking about downsizing your Nanaimo home?

Is your house too big? Are you having trouble with stairs? Is there too much upkeep? Or, Are you just ready for a change?

As a Nanaimo seniors Real Estate Specialist I am aware of the unique needs and issues that mature property buyers and...

 Attract Qualified Buyers By Listing Your Nanaimo Home Over The Holidays

Have you ever noticed how Nanaimo listings drop off over the holiday season?  One of the main reasons that you may see fewer homes for sale is that sellers believe that there aren’t any buyers looking to buy in November and...

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