Wise Moves in Downsizing, Sydney Morning Herald, April 6th, 2014
Retirement is upon you, the boomerang kids look as though they've finally left for good and you're sick of cutting grass no one plays on and cleaning spare bathrooms no one uses.
Chances are you're aged between 55 and 70 and ready to enter the downsizing phase; where selling up and shifting to somewhere smaller, more convenient and easier to maintain holds serious appeal.
But what are the best ways to move smartly and maximise your financial position?
The keys are judicious planning and an objective approach, says Howard Briggs, 72, who went through the process in 2002, a year after his retirement from the Queensland public service.
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