North Shore CommutingThe North Shore Communities of Chicago offer a quality of life that is hard to find. Lake Michigan offers recreational opportunities serenity, and a beautiful backdrop for many of the suburbs. North Shore schools are some of the finest in the country, the shopping from boutiques to shopping malls is world class, music and the arts thrive, the variety and quality of restaurants are remarkable.

Each one of the North Shore communities has a personality of its own. The housing quality, diversity and architecture offers a wide variety of choices. Commuters have their choice of several railroad lines, access to excellent highways plus reasonable drives to both Chicago Airports and Mitchell Field in Milwaukee.

If you have questions about any of the North Shore communities or would like to see North Shore property for sale please call or text me at 847-902-9590 or email me.

Don't miss my Special Guide Section - A Realistic Downsizing and Decluttering Guide for Seniors

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Whether you need to set up a visit to a local school before you make a decision or are looking for statistical ways to compare schools, you can count on me to get you the information you need. As a Mother, I understand the trauma that picking the area with schools that are a good match can be. As the Mother of a teacher, I understand the value of a good education.

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A Realistic Downsizing and Decluttering Guide for Seniors

The downsizing process is a lot of work, there’s no doubt about that. You have to sort through a bunch of old belongings you haven’t thought about in years, put your house on the market, hunt for a new home, plan the big move, and get settled into a new place. The entire process can take quite a while! It can also be incredibly stressful, especially if you aren’t prepared. Whether you’re downsizing yourself or helping a senior loved one navigate the process, take advantage of the resources we’ve assembled to help you out.

Senior Decluttering Guide

Paying for a New Home

Before you start thinking about where you’d like to live, you need to review your finances to figure out what you can afford and how you’ll pay for a new home.

How to Sell Your House While Buying Another One at the Same Time

Mortgage Help for Veterans

Should You Buy a House with Cash?

Home Affordability Calculator

Choosing a Location

Once you’ve figured out your finances, you’ll need to find a community and home that fits your downsizing needs.

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10 Great Small Cities for Retirement

7 Features of an Age-in-Place Community

10 Factors to Consider When Determining the Safety of Your Neighborhood

Decluttering and Moving Your Belongings

Downsizing will require some work, and it can be an emotional process, but you can hire professionals to help along the way.

Tips to Declutter Your Home Before a Move

An Eight-Week Guide to Moving Houses

How Much Does It Cost to Move?

Helping a Loved One Downsize

This can be an emotional time, so look to family and friends for help.

12 Signs It’s Time to Downsize

How to Help an Elderly Loved One Downsize

How to Say Goodbye to the Family Home: Helping Your Aging Loved One Grieve a Move

10 Ways to Help Elderly Parents Transition to Assisted Living

Selling the family home, sorting through your cherished possessions, and moving somewhere new can bring about all kinds of difficult emotions. Prepare for the downsizing process ahead of time so you can take it as slow as you need. While it may take some time to get used to life in your new home, you’ll be glad you made the choice to downsize your life in retirement.

For expert real estate services and to schedule a consultation, call or text Janice Goldblatt today at 847-809-8096.