Congratulations! You’re thinking about moving and you’re gathering information. Do you know that very few seniors take the time to adequately plan a move? Planning increases the chances of staying in control of your future. You are to be commended! Now that you’re here, let’s briefly discuss the steps involved in developing a move plan.
Mistake #1 — Placing the Wrong Price on Your Property Every seller obviously wants to get the most money for his or her house. The best way to get this most money is to price your home correctly the first day it’s on the market. If it’s priced too high, you’ll lose showings, your house
Seniors are well advised about identity theft and many of them have personal shredders. Those small home office machines are notorious for jamming, and are frustrating and worthless for handling any significant volume of shredding. They are designed to handle a single, occasional sheet for shredding and are not helpful in clearing a house of
Movers charge by the hour. A variety of boxes of different shapes and sizes will slow down loading the truck. What you save in boxes you will probably lose in movers’ costs because your assorted boxes will slow down your movers. You want boxes that are stackable, and uniform in size and appropriate to the
There may be a nugget of wisdom here that helps you or someone you love make the leap into downsizing into senior housing. Moving is the least painful when the person moving sees a benefit to moving: focus on the gain, not on the loss. Moving is a huge change: Adaptation to change is in