Downsizing your home

Whether it be to a beachside bolthole, a seniors community or an inner-city apartment – downsizing is one of the most exciting, and potentially frightening, stages of retired life. But learning from the downsizing experiences of other over-60s and receiving guidance from downsizing and property experts can make the journey through selling your home and buying a new one so much easier. Starts at 60 has all of the downsizing information you need, plus experts to answer your questions, so contact us at [email protected] to learn more about how we can help you.

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Downsizing requires lots of careful consideration and is not something you should jump right into. Source: Getty
This 12-month cleaning calendar will help you tackle clutter all year round. Source: Getty
Property experts have revealed that 2020 is tipped to be the prime time to downsize. Source: Getty
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There is plenty of research that suggests having a clean, tidy home can improve your mental health. Source: Getty
When it comes to decluttering possessions, start with the hardest task. Source: Getty
Retirement villages are a popular downsizing option for being a low-cost and community-centric way to live. Source: Getty

Meet Rachel Lane, Downsizing guru

Rachel is Editor at Large of the Starts at 60 Downsizing Hub and the author of Downsizing Made Simple.

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