Considering Downsizing? Here are 7 Vital Points Empty Nesters Should Keep in Mind Before Selling Their Shoreham Home

20th June 2023

Evaluate Your Current Needs: Take stock of your lifestyle and assess how your requirements have changed since your children left the nest. Consider factors like space, maintenance, and accessibility that will shape your ideal downsized home.

Financial Planning: Downsizing can be a great opportunity to free up equity and reduce expenses. Consult a financial advisor to understand the implications and benefits of selling your current home, ensuring a smooth transition to your next phase of life. 

Location Matters: Research the neighbourhoods in Shoreham that align with your preferences. Look for amenities, proximity to friends and family, healthcare facilities, and recreational activities that enhance your quality of life.

Right-Sizing Your Space: Analyse the space you actually need and explore options that suit your requirements. Downsizing doesn't necessarily mean sacrificing comfort. It's about finding a home that matches your lifestyle and promotes ease of living.

Declutter and Simplify: Downsizing presents an excellent opportunity to declutter and let go of unnecessary possessions. Embrace a minimalist approach to create a more organised and stress-free living environment in your new home.

Maintenance Considerations: Consider the level of maintenance required for your current home and weigh it against your desired lifestyle. A smaller property might offer convenience and reduced upkeep, giving you more time to enjoy your newfound freedom.

Contact us: With years of experience, we understand the unique needs of empty nesters looking to downsize here at Oakley Property. Let our dedicated team guide you through the process, ensuring a smooth transition to your dream home.

Call Oakley today to schedule a no-obligation free valuation Shoreham: 01273 661 577. We also have branches in Brighton & Hove: 01273 688 881 & Lewes Town & Country: 01273 487 444. 

We are here to support you every step of the way, as your Sussex property expert. 


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