May 2017

I don’t want you to move.

Posted on May 29, 2017 in Home Selling


I don’t want you to move. I really don’t.

I know that may sound strange coming from someone who makes her living and feeds her family by helping people buy and sell homes.

And who is currently writing a blog post series about her own family’s adventures in downsizing.

But I don’t want you to move.

I want you to be happy where you are. To feel comfortab...

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This is Your Life, So You’d Better Take the Reins: When Downsizing is Right-Sizing

Posted on May 25, 2017 in Downsizing


This is the second post in a series on downsizing, written about my own personal experience with this painful yet liberating process. The first post, “When Downsizing is Right-Sizing,” can be found here.

There’s a scene in The Sopranos where Carmela, Tony Soprano’s wife, is a bit lost, her world beginning to unfurl. She was realizing, painfully, tha...

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When Downsizing is Right-Sizing

Posted on May 19, 2017 in Downsizing


I’m going to tell you a story. It’s about a man and a woman who were on top of the world with their two wonderful boys. They had a beautiful house in the suburbs with great neighbours, a steady income, and a happy life. In fact, she would often say out loud, just randomly, “I love our life.” Her husband’s healthy and steady income allowed her to le...

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