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Relocation Management & Downsizing Services

 

A stress free moving experience....yes, it can be done!

Boxes unpacked and items stored in an organized fashion, while space planning and furniture placement gives shape to each room for a "we are home" setting. Using what you already own, incorporating a few new elements or going for a fresh new start.

Customizing each project with you in mind!

Relocation Management Services

Decluttering - Repairs - Staging - Referrals - Junk Removal - Content Sales - Creating a timeline.

Full Relocation Management Services as well as A-La-Carte services.

We begin with a phone consultation discussing the scope of your project.

In-home consultation allows us to review the home and project as  well as your expectations and needs. We will take the time to listen to your wishes and concerns and answer all of your questions.  You will receive an AS-AL Relocation Management Tmeline. This will allow you to follow the process and check mark the progress.

  • Create a timeline and budget
  • Realtors, Home Inspectors, Contractors, Moving Companies - Schedule and attend meetings as required. Review estimates of all work to be done with the client. Schedule work to be completed for home sale prep.
  • Floor plan to scale - Creating a well thought out floor plan allows you to have a clear picture of what will fit into your new space eliminate unecessary surprises.
  • Packing / unpacking All done in an organized fashion! NOTE: When you have our team do the packing, we learn how you use your space. When unpacking, we will create similar placement allowing you to feel right at home on move-in day.
  • Staging - Working with you or your realtor, we will plan the home sale presentation. Each home and location is unique as is the level of home staging. A home that shows well in person and through photographs will attract more buyers and sell for more!
  • Content Sale - Do you have a full house of items or treasures that you want to sell..... or maybe only 2-3 pieces? We can set up an in-home auction or send to consignment markets.
  • Appriasal Services - Accredited Personal Property Appraiser can provide written appraisals in order to facilitate asset division, insurance purposes or probate
  • Final CleanOut & Cleaning - We see the project right through to the final cleaning. We do our best to work around the City of Ottawa Garbage and Recycling schedule in order to keep your disposal costs down.
  • Donations - We believe in recycling as much as we possibly can during the sorting process. By doing so we are able to support many of out local charities.  Food Banks /Cupboards recieve donations of non expired food.  The Humane Society and Cat Rescue organizations receive electronics, pop cans, liquor bottles and old linens.  Unused or past-dated medications are disposed of at the pharmacy.  Eye glasses are donated at our local Legion. Hazardous Household Waste - removed and recycled.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
Successful organizing is based on the
recognition that people get
organized because they, too, have a vision.
 
Paul Wellstone     

Testimonial

Unfortunately, as you know, mum was unable to recover from her illness and she passed away in July. In mid stride, you quickly and effectively switched gears, providing advice to the family on how best to proceed from a relocation to a disposal of assets exercise, including the work needed to prepare the condo for sale. 
We were particularly impressed with your support and empathy in the stressful time leading up to mum's passing and during the dark days following her death. You gave us the space we needed, but you never left us alone to look after all this by ourselves.  You kept things on track at the condo, quietly and effectively behind the scene, organizing the sale of mum's assets and putting the condo in great shape and ready for sale. 
You took great care with mum's special keepsakes (little trinkets, jewelry, religious items, family photos, etc.) and we are grateful for your extra efforts in this regard. Because of your attention to what is most important to families, we each (my sisters, brother and I) have precious treasures with which to remember our mum. We are most grateful to you.
Unless someone has experienced a relocation or disposal of assets for a person living in the same place for 35 years, it is impossible to imagine the work involved.  We know you put in long, physically demanding hours and we were impressed with the work you did organizing and sorting all of the effects in the apartment as well as the sale days you handled personally. We are also grateful to you for arranging the donation to charity of the items which could not be sold, and mum would be so happy to know that she was able to help others even after her passing. 
Without a doubt, you have the experience as well as the planning and organizing skills necessary to do very well in your chosen field. More importantly though, in my view, you show great compassion and empathy during very difficult times in people's lives. Your advice is thoughtful and caring, never pushy or condescending. You listen very well and it is clear you understand what is important to your clients.  
You helped us tremendously at a time of our greatest need and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
Best regards and thanks again for all your hard work on our behalf. We will never forget you.
The Andersons

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