Five Focus Areas to Help You Manage Your Move

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Apr 23, 2020

Moving is incredibly stressful. It can be quite emotional as well. Here are 5 area of focus that may help you.

Decluttering
Saying Goodbye to the Home
Finding the Right Place to Live
Working with a Realtor
Keeping the Family Informed

Decluttering Just because you have a lot of stuff, doesnt mean it does not have value. Decluttering should be done in an organized and purposeful manner.
Say Goodbye to your Home A home more than brick and mortar. Families were raised in the home, memories were made, it was a sanctuary for a long time. The home should be celebrated.
Find the Right New Place to Live If you are looking for a new home, a Realtor can help you find the home that fits your need. If it is a different type of housing situation, Senior Blue Book has many incredible resources to help you determine what your right fit is.
Work with a Realtor Not all real estate agents are created equally. First consider working with a Realtor. A Realtor has a fiduciary relationship with their client. They must put the clients needs above all else.
Next, find a Realtor that has a Senior Real Estate Specialist designation and a Probate Real Estate Specialist designation. This shows that they have taken additional training to understand the specific needs of seniors in housing solutions.
Keep Your Family Informed Prepare for the unexpected. If you are suddenly not able to care for yourself, do you have someone to help you? Consider having a detailed discussion with your family members so they know their role in supporting you and that they have the information to make informed decisions for you. A book such as The Record can give you the important information your loved ones would need to know. It is available by sending an email to KandRHomeTransitions@gmail.com and asking for your complimentary copy.
Change in life is inevitable. Stressful change is not. There are great resources out there to help you. Take advantage of them they are there for you.

Editors Note: This article was submitted by Robyn Lewis-Oglesby of K & R Home Transitions. She may be reached at 720-233-5178 or by email at: KandRHomeTransitions@gmail.com

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