Article courtesy of RetireGuide.com
Millions of older Americans are choosing to go small in retirement.
According to a Zillow report, 46 percent of baby boomers who sold homes in 2017 were in the process of downsizing.
Downsizing is a major decision, influenced by unique financial and emotional factors.
Decluttering a large home is no easy feat. Selling your house, finding a new one and moving your belongings adds further complexity.
In this guide, we explore the reasons people downsize for retirement and share advice from experts on how to navigate the transition.
We also look at other aspects of the process, such as getting your home market-ready and estimating moving costs.
Read on for a step-by-step guide to downsizing for retirement.