Moving

In our series, “Ask the Realtor”, we are featuring realtors with years of experience and expertise who are answering questions that will help you prepare your home for the market. There are many things a seller needs to know before they list their home, and we’re turning to the experts

We all have them, the mementos from days gone by that remind us of a time where things were different. Perhaps it’s the high school yearbook collection, the trophies from baseball championships or the wedding dress. Our basements, closets and garages become storage areas for things we will never use

Continuing the series in helping our parents and aging loved ones make the decision to downsize and/or move, this video covers the five key things to consider before downsizing.
Remember the acronym B.A.L.L.S.
Budget: This will be one of the most important factors to consider. What are your current living expenses?

We often get asked to share in great detail what we do as home transition specialists at Moving Forward Matters, Home Transitions for Families & Seniors​.
Our team is a highly specialized team, trained in the art of moving, organizing and staging your home and belongings. The work we do goes beyond

You want to help your parents or a loved one live safely in their home. You also know it may be time for them to downsize to a smaller home or retirement residence. How can you help when your aging parents refuse your help?
1. Acknowledge how they feel. This may

It can be so overwhelming looking at all the clutter and “stuff” you’ve accumulated over the years. You know it’s time to clear out the space and let go but you don’t know where to start.
You may be saying to yourself:  

“I’m overwhelmed and I do not know

Jane came to me four and a half years ago.  She had started to think it was time to move and she wanted some guidance and some help.  She had just turned 89.
This week’s video showcases some of the things that she did right in planning for her eventual