DailyCare's guide to downsizing your home, in partnership with Barry Plant Real Estate VIC

Downsizing: The time of your life

by Jennifer Hopper
No one’s arguing downsizing can sometimes be a confronting experience. It needs to be done at a pace you’re comfortable with, and when it is, many people are growing to find that downsizing your home and life is something to look forward to, plan and ultimately enjoy when the time comes.
Sure, sure, the word itself lacks both razzle and dazzle, but the process of downsizing is getting a makeover, thanks to the realisation that living large and owning less is the answer to living your dream life.

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Toolbox of helpful downsizing articles in partnership with Barry Plant Real Estate

The process of downsizing is getting a makeover, thanks to the realisation that living large and owning less is the answer to upsizing your life.

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Why downsize?

Trends in downsizing your home

by Jennifer Hopper
If you’re new to the wonderful world of downsizing, chances are you might not be aware of just how many ways there are to do it. That’s right – downsizing the family home isn’t as simple as trading one house for another, it’s about finding the right fit for your future self. Retirees the world over have been blazing trails in all directions, giving newbie downsizers plenty of inspiration for how to make the most of their retirement years.

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Why downsize?

Your top 4 reasons to downsize

by Jennifer Hopper
Downsizing is not a dirty word! And while some people dread the very sound of it, for those that have taken the plunge, it’s been the greatest decision they’ve ever made.
Take a look at our top reasons to downsize!

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Downsizing checklist

by Jennifer Hopper
So, you’ve decided to take the downsizing plunge and want to do it right? Well, have we got the list for you! Our downsizing and moving checklist is perfect for those on the cusp of downsizing or those who are in the thick of it.

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Downsizing – choosing where to live

by Jennifer Hopper
How do you know that your next move is going to be the right one?
You’ve got to think about all the things that make you happy and all the things that don’t. It’s a great opportunity to evaluate where you’re at in life and where you want to be.

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Downsizing your life

by Jennifer Hopper
So, what happens when it’s time to downsize your home? For many, the prospect of scaling down is daunting because it starts with shedding those things that once filled our lives to the brim. But what the faint of heart may not realise is that downsizing can be a cathartic, inspiring process, one that allows them to look at how they want to live with fresh and eager eyes.

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Downsizing – space for guests

by Jennifer Hopper
By now you’re probably looking for the right kind of home to settle in – dog-earing pictures in real estate magazines and browsing Barry Plant online to find the perfect pad. But have you considered how your new home is going to accommodate the family and friends who want to stop by – be it for a little or a long while?

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No one’s arguing downsizing can sometimes be a confronting experience.

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