4 Benefits of Downsizing From a Single-Family Home to a St. Paul Condo or Loft
When you’re ready to downsize from a single-family to a St. Paul condo or loft, you’ll be in for a pleasant experience. There are many benefits of downsizing to a condo or St. Paul loft, including those listed below.
1. More Free Time
Taking care of a St. Paul loft or condo is a lot easier than taking care of a single-family home. There’s less cleaning and less maintenance, which equates to more free time for you and your family. Instead of spending your weekends cleaning the gutters, you can be out enjoying the sights and sounds of St. Paul.
2. More Sustainable Living
A St. Paul loft or condo has a smaller carbon footprint than a single-family home. Downsizing will allow you to use fewer natural resources through water, gas and electricity use as well as in other ways. And, since it’s most likely your St. Paul condo or loft will have a balcony, you can still have the option to grow your own herbs and vegetables if you want.
3. Opportunity to Gift Heirlooms to Family Members
Many people bequeath their family heirlooms to family members. But when you downsize to a St. Paul loft or condo, you get the added enjoyment of sharing a special moment with loved ones as you pass along cherished family heirlooms and memorabilia in person.
4. Less Clutter
When you live in a single-family home, you’re likely to make impulse purchases that serve no useful function. This tends to create clutter that complicates the living environment. Downsizing to a St. Paul loft or condo frees you from that clutter and allows you to unburden yourself from unnecessary possessions.
These four benefits of downsizing from a single-family home are just the beginning. The longer you live in your St. Paul condo or loft, the more you’ll be glad you made the decision to simplify your life.
Shannon Lindstrom, REALTOR®, AHWD, GREEN
748 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105