8 Step Process to Leaving the Nest: Preparing for Your First Big Move

Moving out for the first time, especially if you’ve never experienced the jolting joy of moving away for school or a job, is one of the biggest milestones in a person’s life.  For today’s young adults, this is the marker of success – whether it’s a ramen noodle or metropolitan lifestyle they’re moving to.

Cleaning House: Purging Sentimental Clutter

Our sentimentality towards objects usually goes beyond simple attachment – it’s about the memory or feeling that the object represents.  The stronger the memory, the harder it is to let go.  Unfortunately, holding on too tight can lead to a cluttered home! Use these five steps to help you let go of your sentimental items.

Alternative Retirement Living Options

There are commonly known staples for retirement living options: assisted living, retirement residences, purchasing a condo and/or downsizing.  Few know that the options actually go well beyond that. No person’s retirement scenario is the exact same and your options should be just as varied.

Organizing a Family Member’s Estate: What to Expect

Organizing the estate of a loved one after they’ve passed is a difficult process, emotionally and logistically. The executor will have the most responsibility in this situation and if you are assisting in the process, look to them for instruction.

10 Reasons to Hire a Professional Organizer or Senior Move Manager

What’s the difference between bringing in a professional for your organization overhaul and doing it yourself?  Ultimately, it’s the difference between a disaster and a success. 

Post-Holiday Organizing and Making Next Year Easier

The holidays are over and it’s time to turn your attention to the clean up.  Normally a fairly arduous job, proper organizing, and preparation can make this task a breeze!

Declutter Your Small Space in 5 Steps

While smaller homes and apartments certainly have their benefits (cheaper to furnish, less to maintain, lower rent/mortgage etc.), they aren’t without their struggles.  At times, adding one new item to a smaller space can look like you added ten.

Tips for Moving Your Small Business

Relocating offices for a business of any size can be incredibly stressful, often times more so than the average home move.  Several people’s jobs and livelihood are dependent upon an efficient relocation.  The path to success in this regard is, as always, careful planning.

Helping Parents Move: Being Proactive with Downsizing Discussions

Bringing up potentially moving or downsizing is often a tricky subject for adult children.  It’s unpleasant for a number of reasons:

Helping Senior Loved Ones to Downsize

The prospect of moving, let alone downsizing, is especially daunting for seniors.  For them, they face potentially letting go of decades worth of memories.  It’s our job as a loved one to aid them in the process: bringing up the topic, easing their fears and aiding in the actual transition.