Retired and Ready to Flip a Home?

With the popularity of “house flipping” cable television programs, many people are drawn to the prospect of making a business out of restoring distressed homes for resale. And it can be a money-making venture, but only if you’re going into it clear-eyed and prepared. The old saying that goes, if anything can go wrong, it […]

How to Support Your Senior Loved Ones By Moving Closer

The important people in your life are slowly changing as the daily hustle keeps you occupied. While you weren’t looking, your senior loved ones who cared for you in the past may have developed a need for your time and attention. It’s important to take the time to check for signs that the seniors in […]

How to Convert Your Garage Into Your Dream Home Office

If you’re like most homeowners, you likely have a garage on your property. But is your garage gathering dust, cluttered with all the things you never use but just need to keep? You’re not alone – but you’re also not realizing the full potential of your space. As work from home has become the new normal, converting your […]

Becoming a Homeowner Despite Your Financial History: 5 Essential Tips

You’re tired of renting, and you’ve been daydreaming about buying your first home. But you’ve made some financial mistakes in the past, and now, you’re not sure if you’ll be able to purchase a home. However, buying a home with a rocky financial history could be easier than you think, especially with alternative financing options […]

Smaller Home, More Pets: Downsizing When You Have an Animal Companion

If you have a dog or a cat, you’re among the majority of households in the United States. While we typically think of animals needing lots of room to roam, the truth is that many of our pets will thrive in a smaller home or even a condo. If you’re looking to downsize, don’t fret. The tips […]

Why High-Income Households are Downsizing to Rent

The U.S. is home to more renters than ever before. Today’s renters aren’t just students and those who can’t afford to buy, however. Renting is also growing more attractive to wealthy Americans seeking convenience, flexibility, and efficiency. The number of high-earning renter households rose 45% between 2010 and 2018 before spiking even higher during the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Senior Living Decisions: Rent, Sell, or Keep Your Home?

If you’re entering your retirement years, you might have realized that you would be safer and more comfortable in an assisted living facility rather than your family home. Now, you need to determine what you should do with your current property. Navigating this process can be tough on your own, but working with Home Girls Properties can […]

Downsizing For Seniors: What To Do With Your Home

When most seniors decide to downsize, they face many challenges both physically and emotionally. Letting go of possessions and the place you’ve called home for years can be very stressful, especially if you are processing all this in the wake of a major life change, like retirement or losing a loved one. While letting go of […]

Homesteading in Retirement: 3 House Hunting and Moving Tips

Not every senior wishes to downsize into a smaller home after retirement. For some, upsizing is a better choice — especially those who wish to pursue hobbies like homesteading, gardening, woodworking, or crafting. Plus, with a larger home comes more space for entertaining friends, kids, and grandkids for holidays and long weekends on the homestead. […]

3 Ways to Create an Accessible Home Office for Small Business Owners With Disabilities

Launching a home-based business is an exhilarating experience for many, but finding the right office space isn’t always easy — especially if you have a disability. However, dedicated workspaces are important for a number of reasons, and it’s important to create a home office that accommodates your disability and the nature of your work.  The following tips […]