Four Tips for a Smooth Move!
Homes Stagers work with sellers to help them get their house in marketable condition. One of the suggestions we make is to start packing, donating or purging BEFORE you move.
But what happens after you sell your house? Here are some tips to help you with a smooth transition.
1. Don’t pay to move what you won’t keep.
Whether you’re paying for movers or moving yourself, why move what will no longer work in your new home?
Use this time to go room to room, drawer to drawer, closet to closet.
~if you move items to your new home that you don’t need or won’t use, chances are they remain there until your next move~
2.If you know where you will be moving, invest in a consultation from a professional decorator or home stager.
Show us your new home, even if it’s only photos you’ve taken or those from the MLS. Get a game plan for what furniture you’ll take and where you plan to put it.
~As movers bring your furniture and boxes into your new home, they will need to know where everything goes. Have a game plan~
3.Take photos of how you have things set up in your current home.
This may sound odd, but this can come in very handy especially if you have friends helping you with the move.
~You may think you know what you have and where it goes but wait until you get it in your new home. The mind goes blank!~
4.Realize that some pieces of furniture or art just won’t work in your new home.
That’s OK! Look at it as an opportunity to add something new to your life! Embrace your new adventure.
“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.”