Every January since 1983 we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr as a federal holiday. Did you know that in 1994 Congress designated his birthday as a national day of service to take place on the third Monday in January? This is the only federal holiday observed as a national day of service.
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Are you downsizing? Do you have a large quantity of things that you’d like to sell? If so, you might be wondering Which is better an auction or an estate sale? Between auctions and estate sales, the best monetary return is almost always
This is a fascinating video that allows you to see some self-professed hoarders interacting with the possessions in their homes. The film implies its subjects are coping with obsessive-compulsive disorder. I do want to stress that the majority of people with overwhelming clutter are not mentally ill. They have simply become overwhelmed by some trauma that […]
Did you know that the average adult in the United States, receives 41 pounds of junk mail every year?!! And that’s just the junk mail. Add catalogs, magazines, newspapers, and multiple versions of yellow page phone books. Add bills and bank statements. Yikes! Last August I tried a website that promised to help me turn […]
Hooray! Hooray! My class for real estate professionals, “Selling Yourself to Seniors,” has finally received its continuing education accreditation from the State of Washington. It took three years to cull out the most important things real estate professionals need to know to help their clients achieve an easy transition. If you are real estate professionals […]
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. (more…)