Do you have a house move on your hands, and are you set to downsize? If that’s you, then read on!
There’s lots of reasons why
Cull With Impunity
Sorry to break it to you, but you’re going to need to get rid of some stuff. Quite a bit of stuff, depending on the size difference between your old and new place, of course. So, before calling in the
Clothes are a common offender here – how many coats, shirts or pairs of pants do you have that haven’t seen the light of day in over a year? As a rule of thumb; if you haven’t worn something in over a year, you don’t really need it. Another bulky collection of items (sorry bookworms!) that can be culled is your library. Go on and share the literary love and donate a portion of your books to another avid reader or a community centre. If you aren’t feeling charitable then you could…
Make Some Money!
Did you know that people on the internet are ready and willing to give you their hard-earned cash for items that you no longer want or need? Websites like
Invest in Storage…or Get Inventive
One of the tricky aspects of moving to a smaller dwelling is that storage is often limited. You often won’t have the luxury of walk in robes, expansive cupboards and large pantries. That’s why it’s a great idea to invest in some
Enjoy Your New Space
Whatever your reasons for downsizing, make sure to make your new digs feel like home and enjoy living there. But before you get there, consider a thorough cull. Sort through your stuff and decide what to keep and what to give away, or sell to make some spare dough. Invest in some clever storage solutions for the possessions that you just can’t bear to part with, and make sure to make the most of the space that you do have.