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empty nesters

People whose children have matured, left the home, and established homes of their own.This demographic segment generally has disposable income,homes with large amounts of equity, and a desire to change living arrangements either by going smaller, by moving to a completely different locale,or by the addition of a second home.

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Becoming an empty nester is certainly exciting; however for some, it may be overwhelming.
We now have "helicopter parents" who hover over every move their child makes, "boomerang babies" for children who treat their parents' homes less like an empty nest and more like a revolving door, and "half-full nests," which are empty nesters whose time is filled by parents who need care.
As a whole, nine out of ten empty nesters, defined as those whose children have permanently moved out of the home, indicate they are happy and look forward to more social and personal time now that the kids are gone.
With the focus back on their needs, empty nesters whose children are leaving home for college, jobs or marriage, can once again dictate what goes in the garage.
When children leave home, empty nesters often find their nests are far from empty.
Try joining a group online for empty nesters -- you'll be able to share and learn from your peers.
designs, builds and arranges financing for luxury single-family homes for both move-up and empty nester buyers in 116 communities throughout the United States.
Rhoades advises empty nesters not to rush into any move, especially one that puts them in a very different type of living situation.
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I've been surprised by the number of people who are empty nesters and still wanting that bigger house or new house with everything they want.
It may seem like a lot of detail work, but Honda is hoping the reach of the new CR-V extends beyond the young families and empty nesters that buy the current model to include young professionals in need of a comfortable, stylish small SUV.