As Home Prices Rise, WNC Is Downsizing: What That Means for You

As Home Prices Rise, WNC Is Downsizing: What That Means for You

As Home Prices Rise, WNC Is Downsizing: What That Means for You

Have you ever asked for a sign from your  higher power before making a big lifestyle change? Maybe you weren’t sure if it were time to sell the family home now that the kids are gone. Perhaps you just needed that final push to move on to bigger and better things — or smaller and better things. When you downsize in Western North Carolina, it may mean less yard work and more travel in your future.

The recent increases in real estate prices in WNC may be that perfect-storm sign you’ve been waiting for. If you’ve been considering downsizing, now is the time to do it. Home prices are rising and more and more people are opting for smaller living options to fit their empty-nester lifestyles. Using downsizing services like those offered by Art of Downsizing make the transition all that much easier for you, too.

Why Putting Your Parents’ Things into a Storage Unit Is a Bad Idea

Why Putting Your Parents’ Things into a Storage Unit Is a Bad Idea

Why Putting Your Parents’ Things into a Storage Unit Is a Bad Idea

It’s human nature to want to take the easiest way out. And who would blame you? Easy is just so much more convenient! In many cases, the easy way is also the most efficient. Unfortunately, with an estate clean-out, the only way to avoid making more work for yourself in the long run is to be extremely thorough in the beginning. Give up any ideas of a quick and easy way through the process and accept the idea that you need to deal with it now.

A New Twist on the Perfect Tea Party

A New Twist on the Perfect Tea Party

A New Twist on the Perfect Tea Party

You’ve just taken on and basically finished the physically and emotionally draining process of cleaning out your loved one’s home. Congratulations! The hard part is done. Now, maybe you’re left with the china, linens, silver and other more niche pieces that didn’t sell in the estate liquidation process or that you decided to hold onto for the moment.

Depending on your emotional state at this point, you may just want to throw your hands up and be done. But, Art of Downsizing has a brilliant solution to this issue. We know just how to craft an experience your family and friends aren’t soon to forget. And it might just take a little of the sting out of your grief. Everyone loves a good party!