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    Moving Forward: A Partner in Your Next Move

    Making a move at any age can be difficult and stressful.  After 30, 40, or even 50 years in a home, the process of rightsizing and relocating to a new home can be overwhelming.  Having attained the National Association of Senior Move Managers’ highest achievement, A+Accreditation, Moving Forward is a highly-qualified Senior Move Manager who specializes in helping older adults and their families through the daunting process of transitioning to a new residence.  We’ve seen it all and are here to help. Over the next few weeks, we will explain the Top 10 Reasons Seniors Decide It’s Time to Move: 10.  Home Is No Longer a Safe Place to Live—According to the CDC, in 2015 alone,…

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    Concierge Spotlight: Prima Pros

    Prima Property Pros, Your Property, Our Priority! Tips and need-to-knows… Need to know…plan ahead! Building material suppliers that we deal with have informed us that the cost of materials will be going up in 2021 by at least 8%.  Products include building materials and stone/landscaping materials.  Supplies for door, windows, trim, appliances, and common materials for the remodeling we did in 2020 we hard to come by.  Special ordering was necessary often and the time to deliver was usually an extra month than what was normal pre-covid.  Best thing to do for your 2021 project is plan ahead.  Give yourself time to plan, choose your products and order them well…

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    Four Scaled-Back Ways to Jumpstart Your 2021

    The world tends to be divided into two groups: Those who enthusiastically embrace the idea of New Year’s resolutions and those who don’t. I’m typically in the second camp, but this year, at the nine-month mark of the pandemic, I’m intrigued by the idea of a 2021 restart. If you, like me, are newish to the idea of viewing the New Year as a clean slate, I thought you might enjoy my four scaled back ways to approach it. Happy New Year to you! Think small. Big goals are great, but they can also be overwhelming. Pick something small and actually do it. I’ve gotten a warm glow for days…

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    Economists Upgrade Forecasts for 2021

    It is great to turn the page on 2020 and look to 2021 for a return to a more normal way of life. The pandemic has had a huge impact on our daily lives and caused tremendous stress on many financial markets. Through all this, the housing market in Dane and surrounding counties remained strong. Rates at historic lows helped buyers’ purchasing power. Our area has a great mix of homes. The newly increased confirming loan limit of $548,250 will also help buyers purchasing higher value homes to take advantage of the low rates in the mortgage market. Additionally, these rates are now expected to remain low through 2021. Fannie Mae is currently predicting…