• Moving Checklist

    TWO MONTHS • Take a deep breath. Moving is a big step with a bigger transition to follow. • Decide how you’ll manage the move. If you’re hiring a moving company, get quotes from at least three places, and check them out. If you’re moving far, arrange for transporting your car. If you’re going to do it yourself, figure out where you will get a truck and how much advance notice will [...]

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    TOP 10 TIPS FOR DOWNSIZING

    By:  Helen Racanelli Whether you're an empty nester moving from a house into a condo, or a renter trading in a two-bedroom for a studio, you'll have to say sayonara to some of your stuff. Stressed out by the prospect? Don't be. Sarah Moyse and Jennie Davidson, Toronto-based moving planners and owners of Wren Designs, offer 10 tips designed to make downsizing a snap! 1. [...]

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    5 dirt-cheap home-staging ideas

    By Melissa Neiman • Bankrate.com Mirror Hanging 5 cheap home-staging ideas When you're selling your home, you want it to look its best so it will command the best price. That's where home staging comes in. On HGTV's "Designed to Sell," sellers are given $2,000 to transform their homes. Or, you could hire a professional stager to prepare the home for prospective [...]

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    20 Tips to Help You Get Rid of Junk

    By Paula Spencer Scott, Caring.com Author | Last updated: Jan 16, 2017 Helping a parent downsize for a move can be complicated. Where you see a houseful of stuff to sort and toss, your parent is apt to see treasures, essentials, and a lifetime of memories. "To let go of what we have around us is to confront a very different living situation," says senior-relocation industry [...]

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