Archive by tag "decluttering"

Decluttering – A Personal Experience

June 22nd, 2015

For variety of reasons, my wife and I decided to sell our house last winter. When you are downsizing like we were, selling, it turns out, is a lot tougher than buying because of the effort needed for decluttering.

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Help Wanted – Decluttering

December 9th, 2014

Decluttering is a much bigger deal than most people realize. In the last 9 months, two of my clients downsized from houses to condos. In discussions with them, several things became apparent about decluttering: it is very hard work, it is really hard to get rid of stuff and you will have a lot of [...]

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Considering A Move?

July 19th, 2010

My wife and I live in a house that has 25 steps from street level to the first floor and 15 steps from the first floor to the second where the master bed room is located. We are very aware that the time will come when we will no longer be willing to, or in [...]

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Decluttering – A Personal Experience

April 28th, 2010

My father died in June 2005. This left my mother living in her home by herself. She was adamant about not moving. In August, I started sorting through my father’s belongings, deciding what to keep, what to give away and what to throw out. It is important to know that my parents had lived in [...]

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