Downsizing Without Downgrading

Downsizing is more than moving home. It is embarking on a new journey that brings exciting lifestyle changes. Making informed decisions and understanding exactly how you will make this shift is an important first step.

Whether you are an empty-nester, seeking a “sea change” or simply have new lifestyle needs, our guide offers an easy roadmap for realising your downsizing dreams.

  • The benefits of downsizing and choosing when to do it
  • Common barriers to downsizing and how to overcome them
  • How to maintain your standard of living when downsizing
  • Identifying what is important to you when making a move
  • How LJ Hooker can help you realise your downsizing dreams


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What To Consider When Choosing To Downsize

Whether it is timing or the urgency to reap the benefits of downsizing, it is important to think about this decision holistically. We help you weigh the pros and cons so you can plan with confidence.


Overcoming Barriers To Downsizing

Explore how changing market conditions, possessions and accessibility play a role in your decision to downsize. We also factor in the age old question of buying or selling first - a question all homeowners contemplate at one stage or another.


Determining What Is Important To You and Maintaining Housing Standards

A chapter to help you delve deeper on how the location, amenities and maintenance requirements will shape your new move. With plenty of variance between an empty-nest and a sea-change, we’ve laid it all out based on real-life downsizing scenarios.


Home Downsizing Tips and Checklist

Ready to embark on your downsizing journey? Our comprehensive checklist, designed to take you from financing discussions to planning your move, will put you on the path towards a successful downsize. You learn how the cornerstone of this approach is smart planning and well-considered decisions, guided by trusted experts.


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