3 Things To Remember When Downsizing

There’s Power In Positivity

If downsizing wasn’t your ideal plan for the present or the future, try to stay positive. Think of the positive things that will come out of downsizing. For example, you’ll have less to clean! Less floor to vacuum. Fewer windows to wash. Less space to heat and cool each month. All of that means less money in bills and less time spent on daily chores that come along with homeownership. Win-win!

Less Is More

Take time to go through your things. It can be hard to pick and choose between what to keep or what to sell or donate. You can start by deciding on the items that mean the most to you and that have the most memories associated with them. For example, a dish set from your wedding is pretty important while the mix-matched set from your college roommate that moved out is not.

Over time it can be easy to accumulate doubles of the same item in your home. For example, you could have three of the very same baking dish that were given to you but you have yet to use one. The same goes for movies, games, pillows, purses, shoes…the list goes on and on. This is the time to really evaluate the level of need and value associated with every single item in your home. How often do you use it? How hard is it to maintain? Who gave it to you? These are some basic questions that you can ask yourself to help narrow down what you keep and what you part with.

New Home : New Start

A new home means a new start. Downsizing doesn’t mean downgrading. You will more than likely enjoy the freedom that comes with organization. In a smaller space, you’ll find that organization is essential. Look into trendy storage containers/bins and simple yet fun habits that you can take up that will aid your organization. Most of all, enjoy your new home. Decorate how you want. Stay up fixing the furniture just the way you want it. Hang the TV in just the right spot. Enjoy your new start in your new home.

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