Thursday, November 1, 2018 / by Lynnette Parsons
Top 5 things to consider before moving near adult children and grandchildren
AARP recently reported that nearly 80% of retirees said it was important to live near their adult children and grandchildren. While the emotional response to pick up and move closer to your kids may be high, there are some things you may want to consider before calling a Realtor and starting your search. Here are the top 5 things to consider before moving near adult children and grandchildren.
Choose a community that fits your lifestyle
Just because your adult child chooses a neighborhood or suburb that’s great for young families doesn’t mean that’s where you should move. You won’t be spending every waking moment with your kids and grandkids, so pick a community that’s in close proximity to activities you enjoy. Are you a golfer? A beach bum? Love the nightlife? Consider your interests and hobbies as you start your home search. You deserve to enjoy the retireme ...
Friday, September 21, 2018 / by Lynnette Parsons
Friday, September 7, 2018 / by Lynnette Parsons
I have helped clients from all over the United States and the world relocate to sunny, Northeast Florida. Whether you’re downsizing, looking for a second home to escape cold northern or midwest winters, seeking a rental or vacation property or deciding to make Northeast Florida your new permanent home, there are some key things you need to consider when making an out-of-state move. From the last 15 years of helping clients relocate, I’ve compiled my top 5 tips for buying a home in Florida from out of state.
Visit like a local
Take a long weekend, or even a week trip. Make a decision to live like a local for a few days. Short-term rental companies like Airbnb can help you assimilate into the local culture. Stay at a couple of different places in different neighborhoods. If you can’t find anything close by, make sure to spend your time in your desired part of town. Our communities are diverse and offer different experiences. So get out of your comfort zone! ...