Posts tagged "estate sales"

How To Handle Your Parents Stuff

One day we will all have to deal with the loss of our parents. Its the cycle of life but something that none of us want to think about. Unless your parents are living in an assisted living facility or nursing home, you will have to deal with their stuff as well. If they are... Read more »

Tips For Clearing Out A Family Home

Losing a loved one is hard enough but then when you are left with a house or condo full of stuff, suddenly your stress level rises to a new level. Depending on the size of the home or amount of stuff, it can take weeks or months to plow through it! These days, no one... Read more »

Family Clutter, How To Say No

A friend of mine was stressing out because she didn’t have room for her mom’s china. She already had her grandmothers china. My question to her was- Do you like/want it? Do we feel an obligation to take our families stuff? The good, the bad, and the ugly. Is it part of the mourning process... Read more »
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Handling An Estate; It Takes A Village

Lately I have been working on a few projects that include clearing out estates. There are two types of estate jobs. One in which the person has passed away, and the other in which the person is moving to assisted living. Regardless, this is a very emotional job. I know many people who have let... Read more »

Purging after a passing; How to get through it

At one time or another in all our lives, we will have to clean out a home that belonged to a loved one or a friend. It  can be paralyzing to the  loved one that is responsible for the project. I am hearing more stories of people letting houses sit. One lady told told me that... Read more »