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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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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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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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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Here are six reasons for having to downsize a home in a hurry along with helpful suggestions on how to proceed.
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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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The early stages of downsizing are critical to ensuring a smooth ride, especially if there are a number of family members involved. Continue reading “How to Avoid a Rocky Downsizing”
This situation is more common than you might suspect. Here are some suggestions on how to deal with it.
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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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Just as a stream winding through the woods flows downward in steps, downsizing in stages follows a very natural order.
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