Doug and I looked for a motorhome for a long time to find one that was within our budget and would accommodate how we wanted to use it. Unfortunately when we bought “the perfect one” we didn’t realize how many things needed TLC. It spent time in five different shops and finally the “dream” was … Continue reading Shattered Dreams
In some areas there are professional stager’s who will have walls painted, carpets removed, hardwood installed, and even provide appropriate furniture so a home will sell quickly for the best price possible. Often seniors don’t want the disruption or financial investment of doing very much. We hear comments like, “I’ve lived here for 50 years … Continue reading Staging a Home for a Senior
Each year, for fifteen years, we hardly moved even one senior (or senior couple) to be near their family . Recently, we’ve helped three couples relocate in just one month so they could be near relatives. Some want to watch their grandchildren grow up, while others want to be a support to an adult child … Continue reading Should I Move Closer to My Family?
We are often asked by seniors why they need to put personal pictures away. Our reply is, “Most people spend about six minutes looking at a home and you want them to focus on the benefits of your home. These could be: hardwood floors, large or new windows, fireplace, large rooms, eat in kitchen, updated … Continue reading Red Flags People Look For In A Home For Sale
We have helped over 3200 people with the downsizing process and we have seen lots of jewelry…in fact drawers full of it. Some is neatly organized and others simply “dumped” into a box or two. Some is valuable, some makes a wonderful donation, and some we just a discard because of the lead content. We … Continue reading What do we do with the Jewelry?