Even if your home is kept tidy, decluttering your home is essential to getting it ready for your open house and for showings.
When potential homebuyers are shown your home, they can easily become overwhelmed and distracted by visual clutter. Here are eight easy ways to eliminate the mess and make your home show-ready.
1) GET RID OF STUFF YOU DON’T NEED.
Keeping your home clutter-free is an ongoing process, but during this important time you’ll need to remove things you’re not using. Go through every room in your home, one at time and sort into piles:
Sell – move into storage bins during showings or have a gara...
The papers are signed and you’re anxiously and excitedly planning your move into your new home. Here are some ways to make your moving day go swimmingly.
1) LIGHTEN YOUR MOVING DAY LOAD.
This is a great time to hold a yard sale, donate items to Goodwill, and toss items you haven’t used in over a year.
2) MAKE SURE YOUR FURNITURE WILL FIT.
Nothing is worse than moving a huge dining hutch or another bulky piece of furniture only to find out it won’t fit in the room. Measure both the rooms in your new home and your furniture to make sure you have adequate space. If it doesn’t fit, add it to your yard sa...
Approaching the topic of moving a loved one from their home into an adult community or retirement home can be a tricky conversation to start; even just the transition part can be challenging. The good news is, it doesn’t have to be – if you know how to prepare. Here are some simple tactics to start a conversation with a family member and make the transition a smooth one:
1) Deciding it’s time to transition.
This might be the most sensitive part – making the decision. It will likely be the easiest on everyone if your family member comes to this conclusion on their own. More likely, though, you’ve reached a decision and your fam...
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