Tampa Home Real Estate Seniors Move Downsizing

-Downsizing Perks for Dads and Senior Men-

With Father’s Day on our minds this June, our real estate team has compiled a list of downsizing perks for senior men and dads with empty nests.

Oftentimes, empty nesters will find themselves with more space than they need.  Downsizing also makes sense when it becomes financially difficult or a physical burden to maintain a large property. Wonderfully, the 2021 real estate market is booming, making this summer an excellent time for a current homeowner to consider selling a property that no longer meets personal needs.

4 Featured Benefits for Downsized Florida Homes

There are emotional, physical, and economical perks for living in a Florida home that fits your lifestyle. Whether needing a smaller space or wanting a cooler place to live – here are specific ways retired fathers, empty nesters, and seniors can benefit from downsizing.

  1. Profit by Purging: The act of downsizing can generate money.  Simply sell and make an actual profit on items you do not use anymore by hosting a garage sale, by hiring an estate professional, or by listing your “for-sale” items on Internet platforms like eBay, Craig’s List, or Facebook.  Of course, you can also emotionally profit by donating furniture, clothing, appliances, and other items to communities in need or non-profit organizations. Ask our real estate team for local referrals and other downsizing tips to simplify the process.


  1. Bring Dreams to Reality: Once you have downsized your belongings, you will require less space. This means more amazing communities and neighborhoods may be within your budget when shopping smaller.  There is often a lower sales price on homes with less square footage.   Waterfront condos, luxury 55+ communities with amenities, and downtown high-rises in entertainment districts may all be within your budget once you have downsized. Relocating can also mean living closer to family.  Best of all, our real estate team can connect you with experts for every aspect downsizing, selling, packing, and moving.


  1. Enjoy More Free Time: Say goodbye to the lawn mower and hello to more free time. In many communities, landscaping is included in HOA fees, and some homeowners’ associations may offer maintenance services. Tampa Bay’s active-living communities may also offer perks in the form of social activities, swimming pools, game rooms, high-end workout rooms, and other amenities. Contact our real estate team to find homes for sale in Hillsborough, Pinellas, or Pasco counties.


  1. Create Your Ideal Space: Completely customize your new place to match your current needs and wants. Rather than needing to fill a large living room with bulky furniture, a small space may simply require a recliner and your flat-screen TV. Downsizing could help you afford the ultimate “man-cave” style condo for watching sports, a luxury townhouse near the water, or a Florida villa with a perfect patio for outdoor grilling.

Moving from a larger home to a smaller home can be a simple process with the right strategy and support.  Our real estate team assists men and women of all ages transition to new homes that better match their lifestyles.  Uniquely, we also specialize in helping Florida seniors, empty nesters, snowbirds, and others prepare for downsizing or moving between homes.

Contact Dick and Karla Nielsen at 813-294-5786 for professional real estate advice on downsizing, investing, buying, or selling your Florida home.