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Downsizing One Bite at a TimeTM 

Have you thought about downsizing in your current home or moving to a new one, but the thought of sorting through 30, 40 or 50+ years of ‘stuff’ overwhelmed you? Get practical ideas on how to get organized, helpful downsizing tips and resources you can use now and how to get help when you need it. You’ll hear real-life stories and lessons learned from Downsizing by Design’s leadership team.

What Do I Do With All of this Extra Stuff?

You’ve sorted and downsized, but now you’re wondering what you should do with all of your ‘stuff’.  Are you wondering how much money (if any) you can get from selling your belongings? How confident are you in liquidating items or furniture you no longer need?  You’ll get advice on how to ‘project manage’ the process of selling, donating or disposing of household goods. You’ll also meet an experienced appraiser and estate sales expert. He will discuss the type of furniture and other items that are ‘hot’ and those that are no longer popular with the younger generations. If you have an item you’d like to know the value of, you can bring it for a verbal appraisal.

What Do I Do With All of this Extra Stuff?

You’ve sorted and downsized, but now you’re wondering what you should do with all of your ‘stuff’.  Are you wondering how much money (if any) you can get from selling your belongings? How confident are you in liquidating items or furniture you no longer need?  You’ll get advice on how to ‘project manage’ the process of selling, donating or disposing of household goods. You’ll also meet an experienced appraiser and estate sales expert. He will discuss the type of furniture and other items that are ‘hot’ and those that are no longer popular with the younger generations. If you have an item you’d like to know the value of, you can bring it for a verbal appraisal.

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