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Lifestyle by Design

Who says downsizing means thinking small?

Not us! Done with care, downsizing is the key that opens the door to an exciting new lifestyle. Our clients find the unique process we offer liberating–and very rewarding.

Your Lifestyle by Design is just a phone call away!

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In recent years, baby boomers across Ontario have been downsizing their homes and upsizing their lifestyle.
Many have been moving to lifestyle communities which offer similar amenities to big cities, a
lower cost of living, access to good health care and lots of fun things to do.

Here’s a few hotspots in Ontario retirees are moving to:


Canadian snowbirds also called the Baby Boomer generation are seeking new adventures as they retire.
Traditionally they flocked to Arizona, California, Florida and Texas to escape the harsh Canadian climate.

Now there’s a new trend. Canadian snowbirds are downsizing to exotic destinations such as Panama,
Costa Rico, Ecuador, Mexico, Turks and Caicos, Portugal, New Zealand, Australia and South East Asia.

Here’s three of the best places to retire in the world:


Six essential services Downsizing Experts provide to facilitate your transition:



Our consultation gives us the opportunity to understand where you are now and what you envision your future lifestyle will look like.

Road Map

Our approach is not a one size fit all, together we create a personalized and detailed transition plan to get you to your new lifestyle.

Trusted Partners

Our clients have access to our downsizing experts team of trusted professionals who will help you throughout your home transition.

Prepare for Sale

Sort, declutter, organize, clean and stage your home prior to listing for sale.

For Sale

We design and implement a customized marketing and sales plan to get you top dollar for your home.

New Home & Life

Your new life starts here and we’ll be there to celebrate this new adventure with you.

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Downsizing with Ease: An Interview with Leanne Masellis

Downsizing with Ease: An Interview with Leanne Masellis

Each person’s downsizing journey is unique, however, there are some common road blocks.  Sometimes, just the mere thought of dealing with the physical and emotional…
Active Adult Communities—Is It The Right CHOICE For ME?

Active Adult Communities—Is It The Right CHOICE For ME?

When it comes to downsizing, we are strong advocates of the Goldilocks principle. Simply said, when our clients decide to undertake this major life transition,…
A Taste of the Apple Pie Trail

A Taste of the Apple Pie Trail

Ontario’s Apple Pie Country is a fall getaway favourite Biting into a juicy, freshly picked apple is a joyful ritual of the fall season. If…


Woodstock. It defined your generation. It was a time of civil rights, free love and rock & roll.

Picture half a million long-haired hippies, camped out on a dairy farm, mesmerized by legendary artists such as The Who, Janis Joplin and the Grateful Dead.

Think back to the carefree 1970s, when you learned how to roller-skate to the cool electric beats of Donna Summer.

They say 60 is the new 40. Now it’s YOUR time.