For most people, their house is their biggest asset. It's also their biggest expense. Sometimes the choice to downsize isn't actually a choice. Some life events, such as a divorce or unemployment, are unexpected and force you to find a smaller home for financial reasons. When it comes to retirement planning, a house often falls to the bottom of the list. Emotionally, it's hard to let go of a home filled with memories. Moving is a hassle, and downsizing to a smaller home isn't always the cash bonanza some might expect.
One of the most important factors when considering this move is knowing the current value of your home. It is also very important to see the "new home" options are that are available to you. I can help you with this, and I assure you I will not put any pressure on you to make a move or quick decision.