Emmy sounded thoroughly frazzled when Katie first talked to her. “My mother fell in her bathroom and laid there unconscious for three days!” Emmy and her mother, Jane, (not their real names) had been arguing about the level of clutter in Jane’s home for years. Now it was no longer a hypothetical problem; Jane had […]
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Estate Distribution and downsizing can be very rewarding if you approach it with a generous attitude…
You or your loved one is downsizing or maybe just plain moving. There are a lot of things left in the home that you are not taking, but you are sure they are worth some money. The best way to liquidate the items left in a house is through an estate sale, where you can […]
Downsizing from a large house to a retirement community can be confusing, and overwhelming. The two lifestyles are so different and it can be hard to imagine what all of the changes will mean in day-to-day terms. Let’s look at how one person, we’ll call her Lois (not her real name), decided what to take […]
If you have decided to take on the task of de-cluttering your home, good for you! Your first step is to design an approach that gives you something to celebrate after just one or two hours of work, something where you can see and admire the results.
When you move or reorganize your home, you are bound to end up with things that you don’t want anymore; things like: dusty old prints that your grandmother had hanging in her hallway, costume jewelry, interesting old dishes. You might even have a mink coat you don’t want to keep anymore.