11/22/2013 10:44 am ET

Baby Boomers Enhance The Empty Nest

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The kids are grown. The mortgage is paid. The nest is feeling big and empty.

The next logical step is to sell the family home and buy a smaller, less expensive house or condominium unit, right?


Many baby boomers, the generation born from 1946 to 1964, prefer to stay put and enhance their homes rather than relocate.

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