America has finally reached the point at which baby boomers are starting to retire in large numbers. Undoubtedly, many of them will consider selling the family home in order to downsize. Some will not. Some baby boomers will stay in their family homes until it is no longer physically possible...Read more
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Downsizing and Moving: Keeping Track of All the Little Details
Saying that moving to a new house involves a lot of little details is like saying the sky is blue. It is obvious to anyone who has moved at least once. Interestingly enough, all those details are manageable when you are young and energetic. They become more difficult with age....Read more
How to Prepare for the Real Estate Photographer
It goes without saying that selling a house in the modern era involves taking photographs to post online and in print publications. And because online viewing is so important to today’s buyers, so are high-quality pictures. Potential buyers want to be able to see exactly what they are getting before...Read more
3 Reasons People Avoid Downsizing
Downsizing has almost become a rite of passage for empty nesters. They reach a point in life where they realize they no longer need a big house capable of accommodating a family that has grown up and gone out into the world. But as common as downsizing might be, there...Read more
A Concierge is Really Another Set of Eyes
Over the years we have been asked by multiple clients to explain why they should consider using a personal concierge. We have been asked what we bring to the table, what our strengths and weaknesses are, and just about any other question you can think of. Boiling it down to...Read more
Selling Your Home: Furnished or Unfurnished?
The kids are grown and gone. It’s time to downsize, so you’re ready to put the house on the market and see what it will fetch. You could sell it completely unfurnished and move your belongings to your new home. On the other hand, you could also list your home...Read more
Downsizing and Moving: How Soon Is Too Soon to Pack?
Downsizing can be a traumatic experience for anyone. Rarely is it easy to leave behind a house you have spent decades living in. Making matters worse is all the work that goes into packing and moving. Thankfully, concierge services like ours make the processes easier. My Divine Concierge can even...Read more
How Much Should You Really Spend on Moving Supplies?
We have helped a lot of people move over the years. From seniors downsizing to college kids going off to school, we have become experts in packing and moving. Our experience has taught us a lot of things. For example, we have learned a lot about purchasing moving supplies as...Read more
Downsizing: What to Look for in a New Home
One of the things My Divine Concierge specializes in is assisting seniors with their downsizing projects. We help clients sort through their possessions to decide what goes and what stays. We can help them pack their homes, move their belongings, and unpack on the other end. Long before any of...Read more
How to Pack Belongings for Long-Term Storage
There may come a point in time when you are faced with having to pack up some of your belongings for long-term storage. You might be headed overseas on a temporary work assignment; you might be temporarily downsizing while you work to overcome financial difficulties; you may be in between...Read more