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By Mary Holmes This is a topic I have written about before, but it is important enough to continue the conversation on a regular basis. Moving is stressful at any age – there is just so much to do! You may have to downsize, do home improvements, have your home staged for sale, contract with a mover, and of course, pack and unpack your possessions. But when a senior is making a transition to a new, most likely, smaller home – there are additional stressors, both physical an
By Mary Holmes One of the services offered by Integrated Move Management is Home or Estate Clean-Out. This may mean different things to different people. It is also defined in a variety of ways by companies providing this service. So perhaps it is a good idea to clarify our definition. We tend to use the terms Home Clean-Out and Estate Clean-Out interchangeably. Traditionally, Estate Clean-Out happens after the homeowner has passed away and all possessions need to be rem
By Mary Holmes As Professional Move Managers, Integrated Move Management is involved in many different types of home transitions. The majority of the time, the homes we work in have already been sold or will be put on the market at the end of our project. What is the best way to get your home sold quickly? There are debates about whether a house should remain full of the owner’s furnishings, emptied of all items, or staged by a professional; whether the time of year a home
By Mary Holmes One of our primarily services at Integrated Move Management is to help seniors downsize from their life-long home in order to move to a smaller retirement living situation. This involves determining what possessions should be brought to their new home, creating a floor plan to ensure it will fit, finding good homes for the items they can’t bring, helping them to pack what they are taking and helping them unpack and settle in to their new home. We enjoy every
By Mary Holmes On the surface, packing boxes seems like a pretty simple task. Buy some boxes, put your stuff in them, and tape them up – right? In reality, if you want your possessions to stay safe, there is much more to it. If you pack your own boxes and use a professional moving company, the issue of who is responsible for damage can get messy. The best way to avoid this situation is to prevent it - by packing your boxes safely. Here are five tips to help you get it ri
By Mary Holmes Our goal at Integrated Move Management is to make professional move management services affordable to those that can benefit from them. In addition to keeping our hourly rate at a reasonable and competitive level, there are many other ways to reduce the overall cost of downsizing, moving or cleaning out an estate. This is the second part of a two part blog on this topic. If you haven’t read the first part yet, you can read it here: Can I “Afford” Professi