Category Archives: Moving & Downsizing

  • financially preparing to buy a condo, condo living, seniors, 50+, seniors apartment, seniors condo, senior citizens, waterview condos, grimsby waterview condominiums, condominium apartments for seniors, seniors condo apartments, seniors condominiums, hamilton, stoney creek, burlington, grimsby ontario, niagara region, GTA, toronto, baby boomer, retirees, retirement home, condos on the lake, retirement home, effective budgeting, borrowing capacity

    Wondering how to get prepared to buy a condo, your first home, second or retirement home? In any of these situations, making the right sound financial decisions can make the difference between enjoying your new home to its fullest and begrudging your financial decision. Here are a few guiding tips on how and when buying […]

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  • interior design, downsizing, furniture layout, small rooms, seating areas, wall colours, decorator, small home planning

    Moving and downsizing your home does not mean downsizing your quality of life. We just have less square footage and fewer items in our space (hopefully). Lets just say you have taken the first step and sold your large home. Secondly, you have acquired a new address sized for one or two people. Third, you […]

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  • buying from condo builder, seniors, 50+, seniors apartment, seniors condo, senior citizens, waterview condos, grimsby waterview condominiums, condominium apartments for seniors, seniors condo apartments, seniors condominiums, hamilton, stoney creek, burlington, grimsby ontario, niagara region, GTA, toronto, markham, london, ottawa, baby boomer, retirees, retirement home, condos on the lake

    Buying a Waterview Condominium or any other new build condo from the builder comes with certain obligations, expectations and obvious items that can change. LJM Developments is a respected boutique builder with projects that have gone well in their building process. As a buyer of a pre-construction condo (or in WatervieW’s case, during construction), there […]

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  • condo construction process, seniors, 50+, waterview condos, grimsby waterview condominiums, hamilton, stoney creek, burlington, grimsby ontario, niagara region, gta, toronto, baby boomer, retirees, retirement home, condos on the lake, condo apartment

    Ever wondered what the process was for building a high rise condo apartment building like Waterview Condos in Grimsby on Lake Ontario? If you’re thinking ahead to retirement, or are already a retiree, 50+ baby boomer, or senior in the process of purchasing a new build condo, have purchased a new condo that will be […]

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  • seniors services, seniors housing, nursing homes, assisted living facilities for seniors, ccac, community care access centres, long-term care, respite care, seniors nursing care, canada, ontario, hamilton, markham, london, niagara

    Wondering what to look for in a long term care home (LTC), for yourself or a family member or friend?  While there are certain to be common features amongst all nursing homes/long term care homes, each LTC has their own unique ambiance and amenities. Checking out their website and review online is a good first […]

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  • exploring niagara escarpment, seniors, 50+, senior citizens, waterview condos, grimsby waterview condominiums, condo apartments, hamilton, grimsby ontario, niagara region, GTA, toronto, baby boomer, retirees, bruce trail, hiking, cycling, older adults, fit seniors, beamer conservation area, bird watching, forty mile creek side trail, trail clubs, fun outdoor activities for 50+

    Grimsby Ontario and WatervieW Condos are nestled between the fabulous and magnificent Niagara Escarpment to the south, with views of Lake Ontario to the north. The Niagara escarpment, the longest and most prominent of all escarpments in the Great Lakes Basin, provides an astonishing amount of beauty, activities and natural wonders for those that like […]

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  • florida keys, retirement, 50+, senior years, key west, retirement communities, retire, senior citizen, retirement living,

    If you’re doing some financial planning to prepare for your retirement in your 50+ and senior years, or just thinking of your next vacation, here’s what to know about the Florida Keys and Key West as a potential vacation or retirement living destination. Photo: viator.com Retirement Living in the Florida Keys Living in the Florida […]

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  • niagara on the lake, seniors, 50+, seniors apartment, seniors condo, senior citizens, waterview condos, grimsby waterview condominiums, seniors condo apartments, seniors condominiums, hamilton, stoney creek, burlington, grimsby ontario, niagara region, GTA, toronto, baby boomer, retiring, condos on the lake, niagara parks, theatres, shaw festival, royal george theatre, art galleries niagara, winery, wine tasting, niagara-on-the-lake

    Are you a weekend adventurer? Whether you plan to live in Grimsby’s new Waterview Condos or live in nearby Burlington, Hamilton, Stoney Creek or nearby areas, some of the best adventures are right around the corner in Niagara on the Lake (Niagara OTL). A beautiful and historic town, Niagara OTL is one of those magical […]

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  • cottage condo industry, cottage condo living, seniors, 50+, seniors apartment, seniors condo, senior citizens, waterview condos, grimsby waterview condominiums, condominium apartments for seniors, seniors condo apartments, seniors condominiums, hamilton, stoney creek, burlington, grimsby ontario, niagara region, GTA, toronto, baby boomer, retirees, retirement home, condos on the lake

    WatervieW Condos in Grimsby, Ontario is the first development in the Canadian Niagara Peninsula to take advantage of a rising trend in GTA real estate; the Cottage Condo. The Cottage Condo concept is relatively new, with only a few developers since 2010 being successful at the alternative housing project. With Toronto real estate prices soaring […]

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  • hawaiian islands, retirement, retirement living, lanikai beach, kailua beach, oahu, hawaii, honolulu, seniors apartments, assisted living, active adult communities, low crime, 50+, senior citizen, senior years

    If you’re doing some financial planning to prepare for your retirement in your 50+ and senior years, or just thinking of your next vacation, here’s what to know about Hawaii as a potential vacation or retirement living destination.  Retirement Living in the Hawaiian Islands Lanikai (above) and nearby Kailua Beaches on the island of Oahu […]

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