If you’re worried about downsizing your home, you really shouldn’t be. While finding the right home for your budget and planning a move can feel stressful, the right planning tips can melt so much of that worry away. So keep these budgeting, moving and downsizing tips close by.


Think about Budget and Finances First

Downsizing can save you money but financial planning the entire process is also important.

  • Powwow can help with all your financial planning needs.
  • As part of this plan, start thinking about your retirement budget.
  • Then you can start researching the local housing market, looking at prices and availability.
  • For instance, Andover is a very competitive market, with hot homes selling around 3 percent above listing price.
  • Of course, you should also determine your new home budget.
  • Also think about the expense involved in moving.
Start creating a move plan now:
Planning out your move can save you a lot of time, stress and even money.

Then Work on Decluttering Belongings

One of the perks of downsizing is dealing with less stress so leave your clutter behind.

Downsizing shouldn’t cause you more stress in your golden years. It should really free you from it. So if you’re worried about an upcoming downsizing move, try to keep the tips and resources above in mind. Also consider working with experts that can guide and help you along the way.

Written for Powwow, LLC by Andrea Needham