Updated: Jun 9
Top Tech Tools for Downsizing Your Home
When your kids’ old bedrooms turn into storage areas and the spare bathrooms start to collect cobwebs, you know it’s time to downsize. But where do you start? Instead of pulling out the phonebook, use some helpful online tools and apps to plan your move! Today, Interior Connection details 11 of the best apps available today to help people of all ages say goodbye to their oversized houses and settle into downsized homes.
General Downsizing Resources
Downsizing isn’t an “easy” process, but fortunately, there are ways to make it less challenging – like using a free label maker on your boxes. Here are some resources to help you plug technology into the process and reduce your stress levels.
Useful apps to help streamline each part of the moving process.
Declutter your living space before putting your home on the market.
Learn where you can sell your stuff locally, and which websites charge commission and which don’t.
Learn tricks of the photography trade to ensure the photos of your home encourage (not discourage) potential buyers./
Senior-Specific Selling Resources
The downsizing process for seniors can be especially tricky, as it involves both physical and emotional challenges. Below, find resources specific to seniors going through the moving process.
Consult this detailed guide to the moving process while also considering the emotional tension involved.
While some seniors embrace technology, others may run from it. Either way, technology can help during the move - plus, it can have many other benefits as well.
If your loved one is downsizing to an assisted living facility, it's important to prepare for the transition. Here you can learn from mistakes others made to ensure you don't fall prey to the same issues.
With the right tools helping you manage the details; you can focus your energy on the big-picture aspects of downsizing. From selling your home to finding and furnishing the perfect downsized house, there are a lot of exciting things ahead! If you’re stumped on the best ways to outfit a small home or need assistance staging your house to sell, reach out to home staging and makeover experts who can turn your downsizing dreams into reality.
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