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Hot Commodity…Baby Boomer Homes!

May 13, 2024

Thinking of downsizing? Chances are high someone is on the hunt for a home like yours!

Did you know Baby Boomers own 28% of large homes (despite being empty nesters) while Millennials with children own only 14% of those types of homes?

If you’re considering downsizing, this could be golden news for you. I would love to talk to you about your plans. In the meantime, here are some downsizing tips:

  • Utilize digital storage – scan and save your documents, photos, and other sentimental items to save physical space. Invest in external hard drives or cloud storage (like Google Drive or DropBox) to store digital files securely. And if you’re not sure how to do it yourself, services like LegacyBox or EverPresent can help.
  • Trade the oversized furniture for slim and multi-functional – Sofa beds, folding tables, and modular storage solutions will help you set up some multi-purpose room, like a den that doubles as a guest room
  • Toss the kitchen “fluff.” Do you really need a breakfast sandwich maker, a cake-pop maker, two Instant Pots, and a backup air fryer? Take a no-nonsense look at your gadgets and appliances, and only keep the ones you use most.

Remember, downsizing isn’t just about letting go of possessions; it’s about gaining freedom and peace of mind.

Whether you’re still thinking about it, just starting to downsize, or ready to roll, we can help! Check out the list of our amazing agents to help you in your next steps.

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4 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | 3385 sq. ft.

-All-new kitchen with quartz countertops (Dream kitchen alert!)
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Live the dream of single-level living in a vibrant community in Beaverton, listed by Kathy @mindfulrealtorpdx.

Here’s the details:
3 🛏 | 2 🚿 | 1,994 📐

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DM me or Kathy for a private showing today!
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$1,300,000

4 bedrooms | 3 bathrooms | 3,296 square feet

-Rustic-modern farmhouse on 1.62 acres
-Charming kitchen with custom wood shelving
-Cozy living room with fireplace & crown molding
-Vineyard for your own winemaking

Want to see more pictures and the floor plan? Check out the link in my bio or in stories!

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