Downsizing? Here Are A Few Quick Tips!

  1. Avoid tackling the whole house in one go.

It can become overwhelming and stressful if you try to do it all at once. Think in terms of months, not days.

  1. Use the new space as a guide.

Measure exactly how much closet or cabinet space the new place has, and fill an equivalent amount of space as you sort.

  1. Banish the “maybe” pile.

The less decisive you are about what to do with an item, the more you risk becoming attached to it. Moving things in and out of “maybe” piles also takes up time.

  1. Focus on most-used items (and let the rest go).

Don’t go by the newest and best; go by what you use the most. If it has been hiding on the back shelf and you haven’t touched it in more than two years, maybe it’s not that important to keep.

  1. If time is tight, investigate one-stop solutions.

Deciding whether to sell, donate, give away, or throw away is stressful and takes a lot of time. Another way to outsource the tasks is to hold an estate sale.

  1. Frame decisions as yes-no questions.

Open-ended choices can put you on the spot and raise stress. Yes-no questions make decisions a bit easier and help you to feel successful in making your choice.



About thenoelteam

As a Broker with RE/MAX Alliance, I work energetically for my clients whether they are a buyer or seller. I help you achieve your goal of owning a home or getting the best price for your home in the shortest time possible. After graduating from UCLA with a degree in communications and finance, I was licensed in 1977 and since then I have sold over 3600 properties amounting to over $1 billion in sales. I currently rank in the top 10 in home sales for Colorado. I offer the same quality of service and superior communication to all clients, ranging from starter homes to multi-million dollar estates, commercial and income properties, relocations and foreclosures My goal is to provide you with the best representation possible whether you are buying or selling. Over the years, one of the things that I've discovered is that there is a difference in the way individual Realtors do business. For me, I have always felt that honesty and personal integrity are the foundations upon which a successful business and career are built and sustained. I have an extensive background and knowledge base in real estate, including financing, which has enabled me to provide outstanding, quality advice and service not found with many agents today. My commitment to communication creates a positive relationship between my client and myself that results in a successful property sale or purchase. My passion for real estate, commitment to my clients and personal integrity has helped me to achieve success placing me in the top 1% of all brokers in nationwide. In my career, I have earned a number of awards and received considerable recognition for my success but the most significant recognition comes from the fact that over 75% of my business comes from past clients. My success is a true measure of my client satisfaction.
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