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6 Tips For Managing A Move

 Posted by Gary Henry on May 20, 2021 at 3:30 PM
Making a decision to take charge of health, safety or social needs by moving can be a challenging decision. Whether making the decision for yourself, a growing family, or determining the right choice for a senior loved one, managing a move can present challenges without a clear timeline towards moving day. Use the six tips in this article to make your next move more manageable. 1. Prepare in advance Whether choosing to move now or later...

Can a Home Inspection Give You a Higher Asking Price?

 Posted by Gary Henry on April 17, 2021 at 10:00 AM
Guest Blog by Rocio Espinoza Are you selling your home? A home inspection might get you a higher price. A home inspection is an assessment of a property to ensure that it meets all current building and safety codes. People's financial transactions when they buy or sell their home are usually the biggest in their lifetime. You can do many things to increase the amount you receive for your property when it is up for sale. The most critical...

Small Acts of Service You Can Provide For Your Loved One As They Relocate

 Posted by Gary Henry on March 20, 2021 at 10:00 AM
Let's face it: moving is stressful. When it comes to helping your loved ones move, the process can become even more stressful. Whether it's your parents, grandparents, or other loved ones in need of assistance with moving to a new home, there is a lot on your plate to consider. Your loved ones will likely need assistance packing, organizing, and sorting through their belongings, all before they can relocate to their new living space. That ...

Deciding What to Do with It All

 Posted by Gary Henry on March 6, 2021 at 10:00 AM
' If your beautiful abode is bursting at the seams with items accumulated over the years, it may be time to decide what to do with it all. For families with children, everyone's possessions can add up. For empty nesters and older adults preparing to downsize or age in place, some of the items you own can become a burden for what's next in your life. Where do you even start to streamline your possessions? How do you avoid the heartache of acci...

A Home Movers Guide to Downsizing

 Posted by Gary Henry on January 30, 2021 at 10:00 AM
Guest Expert blog by Removals and Storage Experts Ltd. | London Whether you’ve had a recent change in your circumstances or you’re simply no longer using all the space in your current home, downsizing may be the right next step for you. We’ve pulled together our top tips and things to think about for people considering downsizing to a smaller home. Why Downsize? There are many reasons why downsizing can be the right option for you right ...

3 Questions Older Adults Should Ask A Real Estate Professional

 Posted by Gary Henry on February 11, 2019 at 8:15 AM
Choosing housing needs is an intricate process, in the case of older adults and their families the needs can be quite complex. Selling situations may be complicated by issues such as family dynamics, deteriorating health, personal loss, and financial constraints. Whether buying or selling a home, older adults have unique needs.

High Quality Furniture for Low Price!

 Posted by Gary Henry on March 23, 2018 at 8:27 AM
IKEA furniture has become the go to furniture store amongst Millennials. Why is this? Cheap and affordable, yes, but that is exactly what it is, cheap. You feel like you are getting nice new out of the box (literally) furniture. However, due to its very poor durability you will need to replace it much sooner than you would like. Looking for another option to owning furniture for an affordable...

Senior Communities Being Built at a Rapid Rate

 Posted by Gary Henry on March 14, 2018 at 10:41 AM
Have you noticed a large number of senior communities being built in your city or town? It feels like every time one is completed, another one is being constructed. Given the aging population, it appears there will be no slowing down of the construction of these large senior living communities. Is there demand for the amount of senior living communities that they are building? According to statistics, yes. In a 2016 publication by the Popula...

We Finally Found My Parents a New Home! Now We Need Help...

 Posted by Gary Henry on March 9, 2018 at 10:43 AM

“Due to their health, my elderly parents could no longer live at their home by themselves anymore.  I try to help the best I can but between raising my own family and working a full time job I can’t give my parents the amount of time they need.  Finally, after several very stressful months of us searching for their new home, we have finally found the perfect community for them to move into. Yay! Woo!....Except, how am I going to move my parents into their new home and clear out their current house, which looks like it belongs on the show hoarders, so that it can...

Planning for a Move Together

 Posted by Gary Henry on February 14, 2018 at 7:40 AM
Combining households can be beautiful, exciting, and frightening at the same time. Whether you are an excited new couple, a newlywed couple, or anything in between, with such heightened emotion it's important to have a plan to help you navigate through all the movement. Before creating a plan, have an open discussion with your significant other about what your space together needs, your preferred design styles, the layout, measurements and how you can minimize clutter.