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Why Selling a House is Stressful

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selling a house is stressful

We’re in the process of selling our home and moving to a new house in December. Between the two events – selling and buying – there is a clear winner when it comes to which is more stressful. Selling our home is by far more stressful. I was surprised to learn that neither selling nor […]

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Closing the Loop

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closing the loop

It’s kind of funny how life goes. When I was an undergrad student I didn’t have a clue what I wanted to study let alone what I wanted to do with my life. My degree in Social Sciences didn’t get me very far in my home town of Buffalo, NY. After college, I resumed the […]

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Design Time

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This is the third in a series chronicling our move into a 55+ community. If you missed the second installation, here’s a link Don’t Go It Alone When Building a New Home Why the Rush? Before we signed our purchase contract, we looked over a template. One thing that stood out was the requirement to […]

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In Search of Community

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This is the first in a series chronicling our move into an active adult community. Retirement in Arizona has been great with one exception – finding community. We’ve looked to our neighborhood, to volunteering and to various interest groups. But for many reasons, we’ve struck out.  According to Albert Einstein: The definition of insanity is […]