HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Downsizing your current property isn't a bad thing as long as you're prepared. Coldwell Bankers Pacific Agents Jane L. Chu (RA) and Elaine M. Shinagawa (RA) offer advise for homeowners looking to purchase a condo. The first step, reduce the amount of stuff you have. Second recognize the pros and cons of changing from a single family home to a condo. Lastly, think about what you want from your new home. Distance from children, family and friends, Neighborhood location to your work, gym, and/or other recreational activities. Chu and Shinagawa share a Craigside Penthouse on Nuuanu Avenue as an example.