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What we learned this summer!

Looking back on our last post, it’s been over a month since we provided any new comments.  So, where have we been?  In a word:  everywhere! Yes, it has been a busy summer at Next Chapter.  Here’s a few lessons we’ve learned that will make it easy for you when getting ready for an estate/tag sale. […]

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Easy does it!

Deciding to conduct a household transition sale is not an easy decision on a number of levels.  We have found that the downsizing sale is the hardest as our clients try very hard to fit a square peg in a round hole  as they try to put 3,000 square feet of their collection into about […]

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Check, check, check!

At Next Chapter Estate Sales and Household Transitions, we’ve had some interesting sales recently and have learned again what we have known from the beginning. When getting ready for an estate sale, you have to check, check and check. First, you have to check every nook and cranny in every room. Look under beds, behind […]

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Yes, please keep certain pieces!

Even though you’ve decided to do a sale to convert your stuff to cash, remember that you should not feel required to get rid of absolutely everything! We counsel our clients to take a breath as they are worrying about getting the houses cleaned out, and the Next Chapter culture is to remind clients that […]

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It’s all about letting go.

Letting go is more than words from the soundtrack of “Frozen.” At Next Chapter, we’ve found that our job with household transitions goes beyond just helping the clients sell their stuff. It’s about helping them let go! An important part of what we do at Next Chapter is counseling people who are experiencing the transition, […]

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