Time to Move? Harness Technology to Reduce Stress, Plan Better for This Big Transition

Time to Move? Harness Technology to Reduce Stress, Plan Better for This Big Transition

You use technology to do everything from paying your bills to tracking your health. So, why not tap into the power of technology to help you move? We all know that moving is an incredibly stressful process that requires careful planning. So before you stick a “For Sale” sign in the front yard, use these resources to learn how technology can streamline and simplify your move to a downsized home.

General Downsizing Resources

No one would argue that downsizing is a simple process, but many would agree there are ways to make it a lot less challenging. By using modern technology to your advantage, you can reduce stress and save yourself time. Learn how by checking out the resources below.

14 of the Best Moving Apps
Useful apps to help streamline each part of the moving process.

What Mortgage Can I Afford Calculator
This calculator allows you to take financial factors such as investments, alimony, and government benefits into account as you determine what mortgage amount you can afford to pay on your new, downsized home.

5 Best Sites To Sell Your Stuff And Make Some Quick Cash
Declutter your home (and sell your old things) before putting your home on the market.

Simple Tips to Take Professional Property Photos
The resource teaches you ways to ensure the photos of your home encourage potential buyers.


Senior-Specific Selling Resources 

The moving and downsizing process for seniors presents unique challenges physically and emotionally. Below are several resources specific to seniors to help ease the moving process.

How Technology Can Help Seniors
Some seniors embrace technology, others may run from it. Either way, technology can help during the move — plus, it can have many other benefits as well.

How Technology Makes Your Move Easier
A guide to how modern technology can make the tasks involved with moving more of a minor inconvenience rather than a massive hurdle.

How to Avoid Moving Scams
It’s an unfortunate fact that seniors are often the targets of moving scams. Learn what red flags you need to be on the lookout for with this guide.

Is there anything technology can’t do? Well, there is one thing: It can’t physically pack your boxes and move for you.It also can’t ease the stress your children may encounter with a major move. In this instance, you’ll want to connect them with a trained therapist from Counselling & Support Services Southend.

When it comes to just about everything else, however, technology can make the downsizing process a whole lot easier. From online guides that explain how to prepare and market your home to smartphone apps that help you hire movers, organize packing boxes, and sell your old stuff, these tech resources will make your next move the easiest one yet.

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Jamie Langstone