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Downsizing, Remodeling, or Traveling During Your Retirement

YourWay Storage | October 18, 2023 @ 12:00 AM

Downsizing, Remodeling, or Traveling During Your Retirement

Are you getting ready to retire?

YourWay Storage has tips for downsizing, remodeling, or purchasing a vacation home for your new retired life.

YourWay Storage offers some solutions for your retirement planning! Are you ready to retire - plan to travel, downsize your home to keep it more organized, or remodel your current home to work more efficiently for you? YourWay Storage wants you to enjoy your retirement and has tips to help with this transition. 


All the children have moved out and live on their own, now you have plenty of extra space. Organizing your home and talking to a realtor about your goals is a great idea! A real estate agent can ensure you get everything you are looking for in a new home. Now that the nest is empty an apartment, townhome, or condo may be a better decision than purchasing a new home. If you find that your home is too large for your needs, downsizing to a new home is a good idea. 

Consider your retirement goals prior to making a big decision. Maybe your home just needs a remodel to suit new hobbies or create more efficiency in your home. 


Remodeling your home after everyone else has moved out can be exciting! Those upstairs bedrooms can become a reading room, a playroom for the grandkids, or even an art studio for those that are crafty. Deciding what to do with your new space can be challenging as there are so many fun options! Sitting down with a contractor or interior designer is a good option for those who need help with a vision for their space. Use your extra space efficiently, consider moving laundry to a first-floor room, or create a sunroom. While your home is being remodeled consider taking a vacation!

Vacation Home

Retired and ready to spend your days on the beach, in the mountains, or sightseeing? Purchasing a vacation home during your retirement is a great way to ensure relaxation and the ability to do your favorite activities during your retirement. Visiting the place you are considering choosing for your vacation home is important before purchasing. You want to make sure you will be comfortable in this space and that you enjoy the area and surrounding communities. A real estate agent is helpful in finding a vacation home with the amenities you would like in your home. 

If you are retired or retiring soon getting your home organized can be helpful for future plans. Utilizing a self-storage unit is a good idea for helping get your home decluttered and clearing out any items that you may not need. If you are remodeling or downsizing using short-term storage may be the solution you need. YourWay Storage makes it easy to rent the perfect self-storage unit for your needs online.

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