Monday, February 20, 2023 / by Jeannette Johnson
Saturday, February 26, 2022 / by Jeannette Johnson
Data cited on LongTermCare.gov shows that a person who is 65 or over has about a 70% chance of needing long-term care services at some point. If you or your loved one is having difficulty paying for outside assistance, you may want to consider whether you could provide some or all of these services yourself if you lived closer to your family member. Additionally, if you do choose to use support services, moving closer will make it easier for you to ensure your loved one is properly cared for and deal with any emergencies.
Even if you move closer, there may be some help you won&rsquos ...
Thursday, February 17, 2022 / by Jeannette Johnson
Tip #1: Curb Appeal
The old adage that you never get a second chance to make a first impression is true. No matter how fabulous your home looks inside, if the exterior is lacking in appeal the buyers will drive right on by to the next house. By putting a little time and money into the exterior, you will invite the buyer into the home to see what is inside. All it may take is a fresh coat of paint on the front door, maybe a new welcome mat, or possibly a pot of c. ...
Thursday, October 21, 2021 / by Jeannette Johnson
We’re not thinking of the basics, though. The aimed focus is outside of the general box, disregarding kitchen and bathroom expansions that warrant additional home value. Some uncommon home addition ideas that come to our minds are second floors, in-law apartments, finished basements, mudrooms, and sunrooms - and we’re going to briefly talk about each below!
Before we get started listing off some fantastic addition ideas, we want everyone to be aware of a few things before planning anything. You have to make sure you do your research before getting invested . ...
Friday, July 16, 2021 / by Jeannette Johnson
1: Start with the Big Stuff
A life coach once spoke at a conference about a strategy called “big rocks first”. If you fill a jar with big rocks first, you still have room to add smaller rocks, thereby collecting more rocks overall. But, if you start filling the jar with little rocks, you’ll end up with no room for the big rocks. Apply this strategy to your downsizing process and start with the big decisions first. Here are some questions to ask yourself:
Large appliances. Does the new place have them? If not, decide if you want to keep your old fridge, stove, etc. or buy new ones when you move.
Large electronics. The same rule app ...