The Downsides To Downsizing

The Downsides To Downsizing

Moving to a smaller home is often a great idea. You can save money, maintenance and remove clutter. But, with the benefits, you also have to think about the downsides which come with downsizing. This post is here to help you out.

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What to do with your house when you go travelling

What to do with your house when you go travelling

Worried about what to do with your house when you go travelling? Here are a few options:

We are a nation struck by wanderlust. We want to escape the everyday and open our eyes to know parts of the world, different cultures and stunning landscapes. But many things can hold us back. Today, we will address one. What to do with your house when you go travelling?

Throw Caution to the Wind

Less cautious. Firstly, sell up everything you have and start planning your around the world trip. This is perhaps the best way to go about things if you’re planning to travel for an extended or indefinite period of time.

The best way to go about things is to give the notice to leave on your rental property once your contract ends, or rent out or sell your property and keep the proceeds in a savings account to be used when you return and intend to settle back down.

You don’t necessarily have to forgo all of your belongings either. You can keep your beloved items in self-storage facilities until your return. This is only really an option for some.

We want to escape the everyday and open our eyes to know parts of the world, different cultures and stunning landscapes

Save Up

Secondly, if you really adore the place you’re in at the moment and can’t bear to see it go, you can always save up sufficient funds to cover your agreed payments until your return. This, of course, means you won’t be able to jump on the next plane out of the country. This provides safeguards if things change.

Take Shorter Journeys

A third option is to take shorter journeys intermittently. This makes your travels feel more like a holiday, but you can get away and check back up on things back home regularly too. Essentially, you get the best of both worlds!

As you can see, you have several options available to you regarding what to do with your house when you go travelling. You can do things completely as you wish according to what’s most convenient for you and your needs. So, don’t put things off any longer! The world is your oyster, and it’s time to start exploring it.

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