As 2023 comes to a close, we asked members of the Move Makers team what they appreciated about 2023, and what they were looking forward to in the year to come. Here are their responses. We wish all our clients, friends, and blog readers a happy and fulfilling 2024!
Looking back on the year I am grateful for the milestones we celebrated as a family, my dad turning 80 and my youngest kiddo turning 18 and launching into college. I am so grateful both my parents are aging gracefully and are an active part of my life. This coming year I am looking forward to skiing the Tetons, Rockies and Little Cottonwood Canyon.
ARE YOU CONSIDERING relocating or downsizing? Is your family growing or reducing in size? Are you planning for your financial estate, power of attorney or medical future? Are you looking for senior assistance, or do you need to understand how your insurance coverage will be affected with a new lifestyle change?
You are invited to hear from professionals who will share updated information to help you move forward into your next life chapter. In this casual gathering you will have the opportunity to talk to qualified professionals in a variety of industries. This forum will help you create a solid strategy to advance toward your future goals... Read the rest
Even though I live in a small home, I enjoy changing out my decor with the seasons. Over the years I have curated a collection of interesting items that I can arrange and rearrange with endless possibilities, which keeps me interested and my spaces fresh. I am fortunate to have a small walk up attic and this is my designated area for storing all decor by season.
When I was putting away holiday decorations earlier this month, I noticed that about half the boxes had not been touched. In fact, I remembered that this was the second year in a row it had happened, signaling to me that it was time to take action... Read the rest
The newness of spring not only brings buds to the trees but a change in real estate as sellers gear up to put their homes on the market. With more homes on the market comes more competition. And with more competition, many homeowners are looking for an advantage of how to make their homes more appealing to buyers.
A clean and uncluttered home sells faster and often for more money, according to Trulia.com.
Here are a few tips to help your home ready for the peak home-buying season.
Make a Plan
You would be hard-pressed to find a home that is so well kept that it is ready to go when the homeowner decides to sell. .. Read the rest
Year number six is in the books for The Move Makers, and what a year it was! We continue to grow and have assisted with many move outs and move ins in 2019, all while taking the stress out of the process for our wonderful clients and their families.
In 2018, The Move Makers achieved A+ Accreditation by the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM), the leading professional organization for Senior Move Managers in the world. This year, our founder Carolyn Rowe was elected to the NASMM Board of Directors, and looks forward to her role on the leadership team... Read the rest
If you’ve ever moved a household, you know how stressful a move can be for you, but often it can be even more stressful for your pet, whose whole world is your home. Here are some simple steps to consider to help settle in your furry friends more comfortably.
A visit to the vet: According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, take your pet to the veterinarian for a complete check up and to update any shots before a move. If you’re moving out of state or are traveling on a plane to your new destination, updated documents are required by airlines and some states.