Moving to a new location is not a cakewalk, that’s for sure. But then neither does it have to be a grueling task. However, even with the promise of a fresh start, people are always hesitant to move. Here are several reasons people hate to move and how you can love it.
Once someone has taken the idea of moving to the level of researching for a new place, the first thing that comes up is the cost of a move. You have learned by this that there will be down payments and deposits for the new place as well as moving costs.
How can you juggle all of these payments to fit into your budget? The best way to approach this is to plan your move well in advance of the time you expect to relocate. A reputable realtor will be able to show you some of the homes or apartments in the relocation area you are considering. You may also be able to obtain a rough estimate of your monthly payments and the current rate of move-in fees connected with a location. This of course, does not mean the exact home and amount will be available when you are ready to move, but at least you have a rough idea of the current going rate. Next, you should go about acquiring estimates from several moving companies. This combined effort will give you an approximate cost of your move. Now you are ready to create a savings budget that you can breakdown into monthly amounts, in preparation you’re your expected move.
I HAVE TOO MUCH STUFF TO MOVE
Of course, you have a lot of stuff. So does the rest of the United States. We are a country of pack rats. This obstacle can be eliminated by a new mind set. Allow yourself to embrace the fact that by moving, you will be able to clean out all the old and unnecessary belongings you have acquired. If you are planning to move to a smaller location, this is a good time to downsize your belongings to a manageable amount which will fit your new square footage.
Many of your discarded belongings can be sold for a profit or else donated as a tax write-off. Interiors for Seniors also has a program for assisting clients with an estate sale, should you want that service. The end result will be that you have a new and fresh atmosphere to begin your new life in a new and beautiful location.
I DON’T HAVE THE ENERGY TO MOVE
Moving can be emotionally and physically draining to almost everyone. A good many people, especially older individuals or those with disabilities, are unable to move on their own. If you do have a family, you may not be comfortable asking them to help with such a large task as relocating you and your many belongings. Interiors for Seniors can help you with your entire move, from packing up your old home to moving and unpacking you in your new place.
Call Missy Donaghy with Interiors for Seniors for a FREE consultation 321-279-3301.
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