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What is a Senior Real Estate Specialist?

In Ontario, it has been long recognized that there are often unique and varying challenges experienced by the aging homeowner that necessitated the development of specialized skill sets and further education for Real Estate Agents enabling them…
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How to Have 'The Talk' with Aging Parents

We all cringe when our parents tried to give us “The Talk”. It’s an awkward situation for any pre-teen, and the conversations didn’t get any easier to bear as we entered into the teenage years. Now, in our own adulthood with aging…
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ELDERLY HOME-OWNERS TAX ASSISTANCE PROGRAM IN VAUGHAN 2020

A tax credit in the amount of $377 is provided by the City of Vaughan to elderly home owners who qualify. To Qualify, The Owner Must: • Be sixty-five (65) years of age or older as of March 31st, 2020 • Have been assessed as the owner…
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The Pros & Cons Behind My Parents’ Home Downsize

If you’ve been following along in the “Lisa’s Diary” section of my blog, then you already know that downsizing my parents’ living situation has been quite the prolonged process. Before I dive into the pros and cons of my parents’…
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La tua Guida per Eliminare Lo Stress E Dare Gioia Al Tuo Viaggio Di Ridimensionamento

Ciao, sono Lisa. Broker, Master ASA, AR, SRS, CPCA Secondo la Stats Canada, circa due milioni di canadesi sono considerati parte della “generazione sandwich”, io inclusa! Ci troviamo nella terra di mezzo, fra la cura…
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Right-size the Right Way: Your Guide to Removing the Stress and Adding More Joy to the Downsizing Journey

One day, whether it’s now or years from now, many of us will find ourselves in a certain–maybe even unexpected–season of life. One where we’re trying to balance parenting our own children with the new responsibility of caring for our…
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Downloads and Links from What's Your Next Move Seminar

Downloads and links from 'What's Your Next Move?' - June 5th, 2019 Seminar: Lisa Sinopoli's Presentation Neela White's Presentation Presentation Highlights from Neela Naborly - Tenant Screening Service https://naborly.com/ &nb…
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5 Practical Things to Consider When Downsizing Homes

Downsizing is on my mind lately. My parents, my relatives, my friends’ parents… everyone seems to be talking about downsizing.   It’s not surprising—after the holidays, many families get together and the topic of aging parents…
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How to Talk to Your Senior Parents About Downsizing

For the past 10 years, I’ve been trying to get my parents to downsize their home.   I don’t know if you’ve had to have the “downsizing” conversation yet, but let me be honest with you: this is not always an easy conversation…