Downsizing and Empty Nesters

For over 40 years, Mel Star and his team have been helping families buy and sell their homes in Calgary. Over this time, Mel has developed a "hassle free, customer first" model that alleviates the stress of home buying/selling. Mel's DOWNSIZING program has assisted empty nesters and even newly divorced/seperated clients buy and sell new homes. Click to read more about Mel's program below or see his short video!

Thinking About Downsizing?

Calgary Realtor Mel Star and His Team Are Here to Help!

Who should consider downsizing? People who should consider downsizing are Senior Citizens, Empty Nesters and anybody who recently got Seperated or Divorced.  I understand some of the concerns you may have, because I recently got a divorce, I am an empty nester and I just had my 65th birthday!

What are the advantages of downsizing? Your're saving money, you're saving time, you're dealing with a lot less clutter, you're off to a fresh start and you have a lot more time to live and enjoy life!

What should you consider when downsizing? You should be thinking about what you can afford, if you'll need more space in the future (are the kids coming home? guests? grandkids?) 

Why choose the Mel Star Team? It helps to have an experienced and expert negotiator who will help you buy and sell your property.  Through the years we've built up a vast network of connections not only for marketing but to help you stage, move, access trades and transfer utilities.  We ARE your one stop shop for all your Real Estate Needs in Calgary.  


Frequently Asked Questions


What are some points to consider when thinking of downsizing?

Here are just a few things to keep in mind when considering downsizing:

  • Keeping your bigger home comes with higher cost such as taxes, insurance and energy bills
  • Don't move too slow, the longer you wait the harder it will be to do
  • Don't just downsize the space but the things in it too


What are some of the signs that it’s time to downsize?

  • Your home has become an empty nest
  • You’re getting ready to retire
  • You’re ready to tap into the home equity that you have built up and you simply want to change your lifestyle


When should you consider downsizing?

  • You are having financial struggles
  • You’re finding it difficult to physically move around your current property
  • You have too much empty, unused living space
Downsizing and Empty Nesters

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