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Second in our series: Making Your Transition Easier!

This week’s topic:  yes, it can be done! At Next Chapter, we’ve experienced some interesting situations to say the least.  In fact, each client offers a different type of challenge for us in presenting an organized, beautifully displayed and very “shopable” sale. Lately, we’ve experienced situations where family members admit to us that their loved […]

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A new series: Making your transition easier!

Although the term “estate sale” has become somewhat generic, at Next Chapter we work with all sorts of families in some type of transition in the household.  That includes everything from a couple downsizing at they move into a retirement community to an empty nest couple deciding moving to smaller quarters to a family deciding […]

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Next Chapter in the Museum!

Early last fall, Next Chapter had the great fortune of working with a wonderful family in south Charlotte that had decided that their next chapter in life would be in the Windsor Run retirement community.  As with most couples making that type of change, they decided to allow us to help with a Downsizing Sale […]

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We’ve been busy!

We’ve been busy helping families all over North and South Carolina, and have not been able to share our thoughts  for a while.  Of course, that’s all good as far as we can see. With this post, we will begin a new series sharing some of what we’ve learned over the past two+ years.  We’re […]

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Four Basic Truths!

Whenever we meet with a prospective client, we’ve learned to share a few pieces of advice that will help during the decision process.  They pretty much apply to any client experiencing a household transition, but are sort of “the shoe fits” advice variety.  (As in if the shoe fits, wear it.) They are listed below […]

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Household transitions are tough!

You may have seen an article recently published on the Next Avenue blog that shares all the trials and tribulations of household liquidations.  Take a look.   At Next Chapter, we’ve heard a lot of the sentiments expressed in the blog!  Being faced with cleaning out and liquidating household estates is not for the faint […]

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A year full of thanks!

When we started Next Chapter Estate Sales and Household Transitions a little over a year ago, we thought we were just going to help people sell household goods and make some money for everyone involved.  Sounded like a pretty simple process all things considered. Of course, we did do a lot of selling, but we […]

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Next Chapter adding a Raleigh office!

Next Chapter has enjoyed an exciting start this year with lots of great firsts!  Now, we have some wonderful news to share that we’re very excited to announce. We’ve added an office in Raleigh that will head up household transition sales in the Triangle. This office will handle inquiries from potential clients in the Triangle, […]

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What makes the work worth it!

For anyone who has ever coordinated a tag/estate sale, you know it’s hard work.  Of course, we at Next Chapter understand that very well! It’s all about digging through boxes, diving into closets filled with years of stuff, and getting our hands dirty as we keep searching for the great items hidden somewhere in all that […]

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Play with us!

When we’re staging, pricing and getting ready for a sale, we at Next Chapter play a little game guessing what will sell first.   We are often surprised by what customers buy first,  and we just have to say “who knew?”.  (The item above was one such item!) With that in mind, we thought it would […]

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