Moving into a smaller home?

Moving into a smaller home?


Whether you consider moving into a smaller home a blessing or a curse, the process requires a lot of changes. The following tips will help guide you through the process of downsizing. Don’t you worry though, moving to a smaller home may be difficult at first, but once you get used to it one day you may wonder why you ever need such a large space before.

#1. Take Some Time to Think
Fixing the problem of moving into a smaller space requires a lot of contemplation on your part if you don’t this downsizing move to turn into a total disaster. Consider what items you do and do not need to match your lifestyle. Also, you may have to think about what things you are willing to sacrifice or not. There may be some difficult choices to make, so it can pay off to spend time to think about it before acting.

#2. Sort
Now comes the time that you have to start acting towards getting the ball rolling on this move. Go through every room and storage area of your current space. Bring a box or trash bag around for items that you are willing to part with when you move into your smaller home. If you are a hoarder, set goals as to how many bags or boxes you want to fill.

#3. Getting Rid of Stuff
Unburdening ourselves of extra items can seem daunting at first, but many people start getting addicted to the concept once they start getting rid of things! Sell, donate and throw away as many items as you possible can. Remember, each item you get rid of is one that you don’t need to move!

Originally posted by: Margarita Hakobyan
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