HOw do you downsize A HOUSE FULL OF STUFF?
At some point, every family in America will be faced with the task of helping their aging parents downsize a home that has probably been lived in for decades. Whether the downsize is to move to a smaller home or an assisted living facility, it can be a tremendously overwhelming process. Where things get tricky, of course, is figuring out what to do with a lifetime of possessions. A home is museum of your family’s life, so it can be emotionally difficult to let things go.
In this post, I’ll share the 5 keys to success for a downsizing project. As a bonus, I’ve created this FREE Discussion Cheat Sheet. Click to download.
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#1 Take it One Room at a Time
Downsizing a lifetime of stuff can be an overwhelming and emotional task. Start early, be patient, and respect the emotional distress downsizing can have on your parents.
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She has earned the reputation as the “go-to” home professional when families have had a death in the family and need to clear out all the contents of the house quickly, efficiently, and compassionately.
Her company, Sage Organizing Co., offers estate clearing, residential organizing (kitchens, closets, garages. . . etc.), move management (packing, staging, and unpacking), downsizing, and more. Sage Organizing has proudly been awarded Charlotte’s Best Organizing Company in 2019 and 2020.
In addition to organizing and estate clearing, Candi invited to appear on local TV shows such as The Charlotte Today Show. She has presented at national conferences and has been featured on widely broadcasted radio shows.
Candi has expanded her business with an additional coaching service called Book That Client. As a successful small business owner, Candi helps other professional organizers kick start their own businesses and navigate the challenges that arise with ease.
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Before & After
Closet Organization Ideas + Hacks
Decluttering Your Home
Downsizing Your Home
Family Schedule Logistics
Garage DIY Organization
Later Life Planning
Organizing Aging Parents
Selling Your Stuff
Weekly Family Routine
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