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Understanding Real Estate: Preparing to Downsize - Part 2

What stays, what goes, and what's weighing you down? When you're looking to downsize, it means you're going to have to pick and choose what makes it to the moving truck. Getting organized and decluttered can be exhausting, and the feelings that come with it can be too.

The good news is that there are things you can do to make this process a bit smoother. Your mindset is half the battle! Keep reading to find out more about how to get tidied up without feeling tired out! Here's part 2 of our "Preparing to Downsize" series.

China, Crystal & Silver- OH MY!

Chances are, your children will only want your dishes if they saw you use them and have memories from their childhood attached to them. Ask your kids what they remember about these items. See if it's something they will use or display. If not, out with the old!

Your Kids Don’t Want Your Stuff

Your children have probably already developed their own sense of style by the time they are in their 20’s. Some of your keepsakes may be in line with the "look" they're going for with their style or in their own home. But, they may not want your porcelain cat statue or your leopard print cardigan.

Mother’s Mid-Century is Back!

It is true that some Mid-Century furniture is becoming more and more popular with Millennials. A good decorative chair is hard to find these days, so maybe one or two from the attic is a good save.


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We hope you enjoyed these tips on preparing yourself (mind, schedule & all!) for downsizing. When the day comes, you'll have your boxes, tape, and the mindset you need to make decluttering and downsizing a success!

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