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?
We had a lady who needed to move to a retirement residence as her life was falling apart. Her only son was dying, her husband had advanced Alzheimers, she had inoperable cancer, her home was FULL and in need of tlc. So many things seemed beyond her control but she had two cats that she … Continue reading Pets Move Too
So often these are the words we hear from people, “That cost me a lot of money!” Whether it is a vacuum, a set of dishes, a television, stereo, a set of golf clubs or a limited print – people often feel they are worth what they paid many years ago. Reality is a great … Continue reading I Paid a Lot for “Them.”
We have worked with many adult children lately who were emptying and preparing the family home for sale. They were tired and emotionally drained trying to be the “glue” in the family. This week I asked a son, “Did you grow up in this house?” His reply was “I lived here from the time I … Continue reading Mom, it’s Hard on Me too.