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It’s not just a house, it’s your home

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The place you live, and how you feel about it, are big contributors to your sense of wellbeing. Do you like the way it looks? Does it need upgrades, remodeling, or modifications to meet your current lifestyle? What can you do to improve or maintain the safety, livability, and value of your home? Lots of help in this show, including some “must-do’s” if you’re thinking of selling. Plus, a very special offer to Second Half Now listeners.

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Small projects with big payoffs

In by sjamcox6

There’s always stuff to take care of around the home, right? Big things and little things. Some we hardly notice; some are staring us right in the face. What really should be done to keep things working and to avoid major expenses down the road? Our home expert gives us some great for year-round maintenance tips. Get out a notepad and a calendar. Whether you rent or own, you’ll want to take notes and make plans.

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Downsizing: who is it for, and what are the steps

In by sjamcox6

This is a hot topic for Boomers and Beyonders.  What is the right size house to accommodate our new phase in life?  Do we need all this space?  What about all the maintenance?  Can we save money by making the transition to a smaller home?  Will a move help us focus on what means a lot to us now?  There is lots to consider.  Downsizing is not for every for everyone, but for those who are giving it some thought, here are some valuable insights.