If downsizing and condo-living is the way forward for you, consider each of the factors and weigh what’s most important to you.
[PART THREE ]
The “empty-nest” syndrome is amplified by an empty house, where you find yourself using less and less of your home and find it more and more difficult to maintain it. As you get older, the responsibility of mowing your lawn or climbing a ladder to clean the roof is a hindrance to the life you envisioned for yourself. This could be a sign that downsizing could simplify your life. So should you move into a condo?
This is part two of a three part article on condo-living.
To start from the beginning read the first part here
Now that we have those out in the open, you have some big decision-making to do.
And on the days that the move feels more daunting than exciting, here are 5 reminders to keep you optimistic about what the future holds.
On a more personal note, I think it’s worth sharing that when people ask me, “Was it worth it?” I always reply with “Yes, infinitely worth it,” and then add, “But I’m really happy I don’t have to do it again any time soon.” When trying to discuss and decide if downsizing is the way forward for you, consider each of the factors and weigh what’s most important to you. If your biggest concerns are space and saying goodbye to a home you’ve loved for years, think of it as creating a space for new memories rather than giving anything up. While standing still is always the easier option, moving forward will be an opportunity for a fresh start in the next chapter of your life story.