Getting Organized

Radio show for realtors: The value of Senior Move Managers

Dottie Herman is the CEO of New York City real estate brokerage firm Douglas Elliman and host of Eye on Real Estate, a radio show that provides great information and resources for realtors.  Recently Dottie interviewed Jennifer Pickett, the associate executive director of the National Association of Senior Move Managers, on the value of senior move managers in real estate sales. I have worked with many… Read more »

Our Company has received the NASMM Circle of Service Designation

It is very gratifying to have been recognized for five years of service!  Here’s the press release… ORGANIZE AND DOWNSIZE Receives The National Association of Senior Move Managers Circle of Service Designation (Sacramento, CA) Organize and Downsize has been awarded the Circle of Service designation by the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM). The Circle… Read more »

Planning Ahead: Do’s and Don’ts of Downsizing Your Home

“Everybody has a tornado evacuation plan – if you have a tornado that comes through, we all know where to go in our house or in our storm cellar, because that’s just what we know to do,” Buckelew says. “And very few people have a plan about what they’ll do if they can’t remain independent… Read more »

Downsizing Offers a Fresh Start for Older Adults

Paring down possessions and moving to a smaller home can be financially and physically freeing, but the process can be emotionally difficult. by Harriet Edelman | New York Times For Dianne Welsh, 63, downsizing from her 3,400-square-foot home to a nearby two-bedroom bungalow did not happen instantly. It was at least 30 months from start… Read more »

Marie Kondo: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

One thing my clients have in common is the need to downsize.  Some are moving into smaller quarters.  And others are interested in getting rid of stuff that has accumulated over time and has taken over valuable space in their homes.  According to Japanese organizing consultant and best-selling author, Marie Kondo, it all comes down to… Read more »

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