Is it better to show your home with no furniture instead of hiring furniture?

In this post, Sarah Toland and Belinda Woolrych discuss if it is better to show your home with no furniture instead of hiring furniture. Some of the time people can visualise furnished rooms, however most of the time buyers can’t visualise the best layouts and therefore they don’t fall in love with the home as easily. Sometimes rooms are really …

Is it ok to use the furniture I already own to present my home for sale?

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In this post, Sarah Toland and Belinda Woolrych discuss if it is ok to use the existing furniture you already own to present your home for sale. Yes, it is okay but you need to know if the sale will work best with it and is it really helpful for you in the medium term to long run. Below are …

How Furniture Hire Can Get You The Sale

How Furniture Hire Can Get You The Sale!

“A lot of time you can visualise how the rooms in a home can be used, but sometimes the rooms are difficult to furnish or could be an odd shape. The aim of the stylist is to lay out the furniture really effectively to encourage buyers to see how the space can be best used, therefore create competition and also …

Top Tips For Doing Your Rightsize Home And Financial Freedom

In this post, Jenny Simmonds and Belinda Woolrych discuss the top tips for doing your Rightsize of Home and creating financial freedom. Read the book! Rightsize Your Home, The Empty Nester’s Guide To A Stress Free Downsize, Chapter 2. This is a comprehensive section that covers a lot of the things discussed in the Rightsize Your Home Online Workshop, How …

What Does A Great Financial Planner Do? Wouldn’t My Accountant Do That?

In this post, Jenny Simmonds and Belinda Woolrych discuss what great financial planners do and their differences from accountants. A good financial planner will really understand the situation, they get to understand you, your goals and your needs that are specific to yourself. It’s not a cookie cutter, cut out process, they really try to understand what’s important. So yes, …

How Much Does It Cost To Rightsize?

In this post, Jenny Simmonds and Belinda Woolrych discuss how much it costs to Rightsize. This is something I think we can probably both talk about as far as the process costs in getting the property ready. But there are also costs from a financial planning perspective. So can you tell me from your point of view Jenny, what are …

How Do I Know If I Can Afford To Rightsize?

In this post, Jenny Simmonds and Belinda Woolrych discuss how to know if you can afford to Rightsize. Knowing whether you can afford a Rightsize is really part of the research and planning that should happen at the very very beginning, all throughout your planning for retirement or whatever stage you’re at, when you’re doing the Rightsize. So to answer …

Why Would You Think About Rightsizing Now?

In this post, we’ve captured Jenny Simmonds and Belinda Woolrych discussing why you would think about Rightsizing right now. The market is always relative, so most people do need to, at some point, look at the family home to try and fund their future retirement or lifestyle needs even though you know the market can be a bit unpredictable at …

How Can I Afford to Rightsize?

How can I Afford to Downsize?

With over a decade of experience as a Property Makeover and Change Specialist, Belinda has spent many years helping transform homes and lives. You will find all aspects of Downsizing covered by Belinda and her special guest, Jenny Simmonds, Director / Financial Adviser of Retire by Design, in this podcast, How Can I Afford to Rightsize? including Q&A asked by seniors in …

Top Tips for Finding the Rightsize Home of your Dreams

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In this post, Rich Harvey, CEO of Propertybuyer and Belinda discuss the top tips for finding the Rightsize Home of your dreams. Think Outside The Box Belinda: Now to me, that means thinking about if you’ve got an eye on a particular suburb, don’t discount next door. Or if you’ve got a traditional view on how to buy real estate, research …