DEAR DAVID: my spouse and I are in our sixties and will be retiring soon. We want to sell our family home and downsize, but we’re struggling with having so many options. This will be our final move and we want to get it right. Any tips? – WEIGHING THE PROS AND CONS DEAR WEIGHING:
Dear David: The sale of our home is closing in three weeks. Our rental hot water heater is giving us problems. Should we go ahead and replace it? – ON THE FRITZ DEAR FRITZ: Somehow it never fails — things pop up just as life gets busy and preparing for a move is no exception.
Dear David: We would like to downsize in the next six months. We haven’t sold a house in 40 years, how do we prepare for a move? – READY TO ROLL DEAR READY: Regardless of whether your last move was four years or four decades ago, having a plan in place will help you manage
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