Selling a Home: A Downsizing Story

Selling a Home: A Downsizing Story

By Hilary Nixon, RE/MAX Senior Public Relations Specialist

This week my parents, Norma and David, are making a move they’ve never made before: They’re downsizing. They both were born in 1945 (I’m sure they’ll be psyched I just told you that), and although they missed the exact window to be labeled baby boomers, they have, for the most part, identified with the Post-World War II generation. Boomers have had a broad influence on the American way of life since coming onto the scene between 1946 and 1964. According to some experts, my parents are on the very front end of a trend that will see a significant number of boomers transition into a smaller, simpler, more manageable lifestyle. In many cases, this can involve selling a home that’s just too much to maintain.

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Leaving Memories Behind to Move Up

Leaving Memories Behind to Move Up

By Deborah Kearns, RE/MAX Senior Editor, Corporate Communications

You don’t know me, but my name is Deborah and for six years I’ve been an editor at RE/MAX World Headquarters in Denver, interviewing and writing about the best agents in the world. I make my living telling their stories, but for the next few weeks or so, I’d like to tell you mine.

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