It’s Scott, here! Are you thinking about rightsizing for retirement? According to a Royal LePage boomers survey, 1.4 million Canadian baby boomers are planning to right-size in the next five years. As a result of COVID-19, boomers have taken the leap earlier than expected. In response to retirees and their growing need for guidance, I created Boomers on the Move! This workshop is a FREE online video, focused on helping retirees determine when and how they should downsize. Join me and my panel of Realtors, financial planners, transition specialists, and other experts as we discuss the three biggest challenges facing baby boomers. Boomers on the move spring 2022.
- Where to move? (start)
- What to do with all your stuff? (24.30 minutes)
- Should I stay or go elsewhere? (1.32.10 minutes)
- Plus Bonus profiles of Ontario’s best places to live (34.25 minutes)
Boomers On The Move Spring 2022 Online Workshop Video
First in this episode of Boomers on the Move, we explore the current real estate market and my top places to live. Next, Todd Irvine from Total Estate Services discusses how he helps clients declutter their life and downsize with ease. Afterwards, real estate agents Krista Lesage, John Weber, Gigget Whitemarsh, and Angela Higgins present profiles of the best places to live in Ontario. Furthermore, they include Collingwood, Barrie, Georgina, and Niagara. Lastly, financial literacy advocate/planner Heather Holjevac explores your options to ensure you can afford the life you want to lead in retirement.
Finally, the first step to downsizing is reaching out. Looking for a trusted REALTOR®? Check out my website and give me a call at 647-223-0237! And don’t miss my article on the 7 Costly Mistakes to Avoid when Downsizing Your Home for Retirement!
Where to Move?
Scott Brubacher broker at Royal LePage Meadowtowne Realty and host of Boomers on the Move knows that figuring out where to move and why can be a daunting task! But the good news is you can have both your dream retirement and not settle for less in a home. The challenge for those 55+ is how to find your ideal location to suit you’re goals.
What to do with all your stuff?
Scott interviews our downsizing specialist and walks us through the disheartening task of downsizing. Why are we so connected to our things? He also shares tips on what to keep and how to get the most value for your stuff using online auctions like MaxSold.
Should I stay or go elsewhere?
As you edge closer to retirement many families have a similar dilemma: should you stay and age in place or sell your home to help fund retirement. How you you know if you have cash for life? What renovations will give you best payback? What if you are financially responsibilities for adult children or aging parents? Join our financial planner Heather Holjevac as she shares insights to help you make that decision.
Bonus: Profiles of Ontario’s best places to live with our guest panel of Realtors
What kind of community are you seeking? Jump onboard this panel interview of Realtors outside the GTA as Scott explores the best places to live in Ontario; including Niagara, South Georgian Bay, Georgina, Barrie and Lake Simcoe. Here you’ll learn about local housing trends, home prices, new developments, amenities and and things to do in the area. Listen in as top local Realtors share their knowledge about what these communities have to offer the 55+ and active retirement demographic.
Boomers on the move spring 2022
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