Steps to Downsizing

By: Capstone Real Estate Professionals

Steps to Downsizing

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Making the decision to downsize is a big decision, but it can provide many benefits. Perhaps, you're in need of a smaller space to clean and maintain, or you're in search of a new location that better suits your current lifestyle, family size and financial situation. Downsizing can be a daunting task, follow these steps if you're not sure where to start. As always, our team is here for you. Please reach out to us and we'd be happy to provide you with guidance.

Determine Your Goals
Think about why you want to downsize and what your goals are. Knowing your goals can help guide your decisions throughout the downsizing process

Assess Your Current Home
Take a close look at your current home and make a list of the features that are important to you. This can help you determine what you want to keep and what you can let go of.

Declutter & Organize
Downsizing often requires letting go of some belongings. Go through your possessions and decide what to keep, donate, sell, or discard. This can be a great opportunity to organize your belongings and simplify your life.

Consider Storage Options
If you have items that you don't want to get rid of but won't fit in your new home, consider renting a storage unit. This can provide extra space for your belongings without cluttering up your new home.

?Plan Your Move 
Downsizing can be stressful, so it's important to plan your move carefully. Make a checklist of everything you need to do, from packing and moving to changing your address and setting up utilities in your new home.

Work with a Realtor
Working with our team can help you find the right home for your needs and guide you through the downsizing process. We can also help you sell your current home.