Downsizing From a Condo

Applewood Landmark

Those who downsize from a condo are usually doing so as a second pass. Their original move was likely completed many years earlier. Often the downsizer is a senior who recognizes that a retirement home is now a better match. However, there are a few differences this time. If this applies to you or your parents, read on.

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What’s Holding You Back?

Curious Squirrel

Another year has gone by and the downsizing project is still on hold. Here are three common scenarios that may be at work here. Does one of them apply to your family’s situation?

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Got clutter? Learn from the experts

Clutter bear

Here are five of the best videos by professional organizers or decorators with practical answers to the most pressing clutter questions. There is one from Canada, three from the USA and one from the UK.

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Your home is a Memory Museum

Dried Rose and Old Photo Memory

If your family home is filled with many happy memories of relatives, friends or events, there may be a tendency to view the home as a “Memory Museum”, helping the family recall those good times. However, that can be a stumbling block when it is time to step into the future.
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Your Stuff is Like Apple Pie

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Apple pie is very popular internationally, not just in North America. The reason for this enduring love is much like the reason you hang onto your stuff.
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Downsizing? Why your kids don’t want your stuff

Traditional Furniture

A universal lament you hear from baby boomers who have children and grandchildren is “the kids don’t want my stuff”. Here are ten reasons for this trend.

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