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Taking Advantage of the Hot Housing Market

Taking Advantage of the Hot Housing Market

With the last rate hike by the Feds, we are already seeing a slight downturn in the market. NOW is the time to list that house you have been wanting to sell. Sometimes we are held up listing because we need to declutter and stage the house, it was our loved one’s home and needs to be sorted through and cleared or because we are just overwhelmed by the thought of moving. We can help!

Stage Your Home to Sell

Stage Your Home to Sell

Get your home decluttered and staged all while doing purposeful organizing to prepare you for your move When people go to purchase a home, they can easily get distracted from the clutter and have a hard time visualizing themselves in the home they are being shown....

Moving Tips for the Summer of 2021

Moving Tips for the Summer of 2021

The housing market it nuts right now! Here are some things to consider if you or someone you know plans to move this summer. Estate Sale - If you plan to have an estate sale, you need to allow time for them to schedule, set up and run a sale once you are out of the...

Simplify Your Estate

How NOT to Leave a Mess for Your Kids Last month we talked about Inheriting More Than Memories and how to clear out a home of a loved one after they move or pass away. If you missed that CLICK HERE to catch a recording. To continue on that theme, we are going to talk...

What’s Next?

What’s Next?

Finishing Up Organizing Projects Before Life Gets Crazy Again Have you noticed that during the COVID-19 shutdown, everyone has been organizing? You see in on social media posts and hear it in conversations. Being at home more has caused people to realize the affect...

Downsizing Made Easy

Downsizing Made Easy

Downsizing Made Easy Thinking about downsizing? Let us simplify the process! Whether you are ready to move now or foresee a move in your future, it’s never too early to start downsizing. When circumstances force downsizing upon you, it can make it more stressful than...

Free Yourself from the Burden of a Storage Unit

Free Yourself from the Burden of a Storage Unit

At least 10% of all Americans rent a storage unit and most never visit the unit to access the things they thought they couldn’t part with. It is very easy to rent a storage unit, thinking it will be a short-term commitment. Before you know it, you have spent thousands...

Lighten the Load Before You Move

Lighten the Load Before You Move

Taking the time to declutter before you move saves time, money and hassle. Before you begin packing, it is important to make sure all items you no longer need are removed from your home. This will not only save you money on your move but may increase the value of your...

What is a Senior Move Manager

What is a Senior Move Manager

This month we celebrate the Senior Move Manager. At Practical Solutions, we love our role as Senior Move Managers in helping guide our clients through sorting out a lifetime of possessions and empowering them to make a difficult downsize and move. It is worth all of...

KonMari Method for Seniors Who Are Downsizing and Moving

KonMari Method for Seniors Who Are Downsizing and Moving

How does one who is looking to downsize and move into senior living use the KonMari Method to tackle the overwhelming task of getting rid of years or clutter and memories? The KonMari Method developed by Marie Kondo and made famous through her books and Netflix show...

May is National Moving Month!

May is National Moving Month!

Houses are selling like crazy! If you have been thinking about moving, now is a great time! However, getting ready to move can be overwhelming. Here are some tips to get you headed in the right direction. Set up a special filing system to handle all paperwork related...

Helping Your Parents Transition to Senior Living

Helping Your Parents Transition to Senior Living

For most, there comes a time in our lives were we know our parents need some assistance and they could benefit from the conveniences and assistance of a senior community. We get a little nervous about them living alone, it is hard for them to keep up with the...

Sell Your Stuff

Sell Your Stuff

Sell Your Stuff A move is one reason to sell things, but if you aren't moving selling your items is a great way to declutter your home. There are many avenues in which you can sell your items. How you go about selling your items depends on what the item is and if you...

Helpful Tips to Make your Move Easier

Helpful Tips to Make your Move Easier

Declutter Your Home- Get rid of things you no longer need or that no longer serve a purpose in your home. Give, sell, or throw away as many items as possible. This will save you time packing, moving and unpacking things that you do not need. Pack According to New...

How to help seniors cope with lifestyle changes

How to help seniors cope with lifestyle changes

Over the holiday season, it's common for families to notice their senior loved ones experience more physical or cognitive struggles than usual, making it difficult for them to participate in celebrations and traditions. These changes may signify that it's time for...