About Stuff and Downsizing

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see url I’ve just moved twice in 3 months and I think I’ve learned something about myself. I like to hold onto stuff, it makes me feel like I’ve accomplished something, like I’m in control. But who is controlling who? When Crystal and I first moved to Idyllwild we stored a bunch of stuff that we knew […]


Senior Communities in San Diego

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go to site A strange price reversal has happened at one of the 55+ communities in San Diego, creating a great opportunity if that’s what you’re looking for. Normally homes in Emerald Lake (http://www.seniorsandiego.com/Emerald.html) sell in the mid $200K range and homes in Pacifica (http://www.seniorsandiego.com/Pacifica.html) sell in the high $200K range. This is because Pacifica homes are site […]


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follow site The current downturn in the real estate market has affected all of us, and many find themselves “stuck” in a place they didn’t want to be for long. Like the person I talked with today who is in Arizona and now has no equity in her house. She can’t sell without writing a check, and […]

The Problem With Condos

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