While there are plenty of perks to downsizing — like caring for a smaller house and sifting through fewer belongings to find what you need — it can be a tiring process. To help you get started, here are resources to guide you through decluttering, getting rid of “baggage” of all types, and navigating the logistics of your move.
Start with Clearing the Clutter
- 30 Things Every Retiree Should Get Rid Of
- Downsizing in Your Golden Years? Decluttering Tips for Seniors
- The Psychology Behind All That Clutter You Can’t Get Rid Of
- Downsizing in Retirement – Can You Live with 200 Items?
Find the Perfect (And Affordable) Place to Live
- A Simple Guide for Making a Retirement Budget
- Retirement Living: Renting vs. Homeownership
- Learn More About the Danville Housing Market (Avg. Home Price: $1.33 Million)
- What Should I Consider When Buying a House at Age 60 or Above?
- Mortgage Help for Veterans
Plan for the Logistics of Your Move
- Follow This Weekly Moving Checklist for a Smooth, Stress-Free Transition
- Senior Moving Tips
- How Much Does It Cost To Move?
- Protect Yourself from Moving-Related Injuries
Transplanting your life and belongings into a new place can be challenging. But taking proactive steps to prepare for your move and shedding belongings that are taking up space can ease the transition. With these tips, you can enjoy a more manageable lifestyle in your new home.
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Author: Andrea Needham | eldersday.org