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October 22, 2019

So, the decision has been made. You are going to downsize your home. 

Whether your current decision is one you’ve made with ease or one that’s been the result of particular circumstances that are beyond your control, the bottom line is going to be the same. Your surroun...

September 30, 2019

Practical advice for those looking to downsize, declutter or simply spring clean.

May 20, 2019

Attend a FREE info session where I'll be sharing tips on getting your home 'sale ready' and you will hear from an amazing panel of experts on all things downsizing.

Meet the experts:

• Rich Harvey - Property expert and star of Channel 9’s ‘Buying Blind’

• Wayne Marri...

July 2, 2018

It has been a long time coming but downsizers can finally take advantage of new superannuation incentives that came into effect yesterday.

This initiative was announced more than 14 months ago with much fanfare, but based on my conversations with clients, there appears...

May 14, 2018

Postponing a large task because it is daunting or challenging is completely natural, particularly if it is not urgent.

We all know the feeling of facing a project that is physically difficult or has a level of complexity to it. Like getting on the roof to clean the gutt...

April 3, 2018

There are 600,000 unused bedrooms across the city according to a new report by EY.

The figure was released in January when most of Sydney and the media were still on holiday, so you can be forgiven for missing the news. The report is a good piece of analysis which deser...


Downsizing incentives for seniors announced in the Federal Budget last year come into effect on 1 July, and now is the time to start planning.

As part of its “housing affordability” theme the federal government is looking to encourage older Australians to downsize thei...

December 5, 2017

Standing in line is never fun, but when the queue in front of you is invisible and possibly not moving, things can get really stressful.

That is the situation facing people who are looking to secure quality retirement accommodation in Sydney.

Seniors who think they can w...

August 28, 2017

If you are reading this, it is not an easy time for you.

You are either grieving the loss of your mum or dad, or you are in the process of moving them into a retirement village or nursing home.

Either way, working out what to do with your mum and dad’s stuff can be a tou...

August 3, 2017

There is nothing like having an argument with your elderly mum to make you feel about two foot tall.

It often happens when a son or daughter tries to talk with mum about the elephant in the room. Such as where she might need to live when she can’t look after herself. Or...

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