The hardest part of selling your house is usually the transition into your new home. Packing and moving everything can be a real hassle.
Luckily, there are several things you can do to the make the transition a lot easier. These are some of the best ways to make selling your house and moving less of a hassle.
Get Rid of Everything You Don’t Need
Packing and moving something you do not need is just giving you more work to do during a very stressful time. Lightening your workload by getting rid of things you don’t use is a great way to making moving less of a hassle. If you have not used something in the last year, then you can probably safely get rid of that item. Holding a yard sale and donating to charity are the two ways to get rid of your unwanted items. You can then throw away anything left over after the sale that is not worthy of being donated.
Hire a Moving Company
There is no reason to do all of the work when you can just hire someone to do the moving for you. Packing up all of your items is going to take a lot of time and effort, and can eat up time that could be spent elsewhere. You can get this much needed time back when the moving company transports all of your boxes to your new home. All you will have to do is unpack once the movers are finished.
Place Clothes in One Bag
Since clothes are probably not going to get damaged during the move, they do not have to be neatly packed in a box. Placing everything in the closet in a plastic bag is all you have to do to pack your clothes. Once you move in the new house, you can take the clothes out of the bag and hang them in your new closet right away. This entire process will only take a few seconds, and it will let you focus your time on something more important.
Pack One Room at a Time
Packing can become very stressful if you are not organized. The best way to stay organized is by doing one room at a time. This will also make the unpacking process easy because each room will be packed in its own boxes.
Selling your house and moving is supposed to be an exciting time in your life, so you do not want to deal with a lot of stress. If you make sure to follow these four tips, then you will be able to move without any hassle.
About the author: Brooke Chaplan is a freelance writer and blogger. She lives and works out of her home in Los Lunas, New Mexico. She loves the outdoors and spends most her time hiking, biking and gardening. For more information on ideas for moving organization contact a Stewart Moving and Storage company. Brooke is available via Twitter @BrookeChaplan.