It’s time! Maybe the children are all finally gone. Perhaps a job is taking you to a city where square footage is more precious and expensive than before. Maybe your life situation or health has changed and the home you are in no longer makes sense. Or perhaps you are just plain ready for the next chapter and want to lighten your load. There are many reasons to plan a move that includes moving into a smaller space, or, downsizing. Whatever the reason, the realities are the same: before you move, you are going to have to decide what possessions to take with you and what to leave behind. You’ll have to decide what to sell, what to donate and what to give to friends or family. Below are some tips to help you.
- Make a complete innovatory of your belongings
- Draw a floor plan of your new home
- Consider all the relevant circumstances
- Organize your belongings
- Start early and stay resolute