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The Gay Realtor Pride in Fort Lauderdale

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Those in the LGBTQ community experience discrimination. And that discrimination is unwarranted, unneeded, and unnecessary. People in the LGBTQ community are simply trying to live their lives and this harassment and discrimination keeps them from doing that. Makes it harder. Much harder. They too need services catering to them.

Therein comes the real estate office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. They cater to the LGBTQ community. They find them luxury apartments, mansions for sale, oceanfront condos for sale, and waterfront homes for sale. They do a good deed while securing a community that has been disenfranchi Continue Reading

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You can call us anytime. (203) 285-8692 My name is Alice Jennings. I am a working mother of two young boys, Jim and Joey. My husband travels a lot for work and I handle most of the household "stuff". I created this site to share my ideas for family dinners. At first that's all that it was, but over time I have had requests and questions about other family issues and products. This is very much a work in progress. I plan to let this site grow and continue to help all my readers and contributors.

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The Road Map to a Successful Estate Sale: Part 2

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There are many reasons you might be planning an estate sale. The most common reasons include a family death, retiring, downsizing, relocating for work, and, finally, divorce. But regardless of the reason, it is important that you have a proper understanding of how to organize a successful estate sale.

In this two part series, we are examining the important milestones that must be reached in order for your estate sale to be a success. In the previous post, we discussed how organization, estate appraisal, and advertising can help.

In the second half, we will examine the remaining three steps: displaying, hosting, and cleaning.

Displaying
In order to get the best results for your estate sale, it is important that you organize the items for sale in a well thought out manner. There are two main components to improving the display. First, you should group similar items together as much as possible. Doing so will allow you to more easily direct your potential buyers to the right areas. Secondly, you should do your best to create a visually pleasing arrangement. Clutter is overwhelming. You should seek to put your buyers at ease with a neat and attractive presentation.

Hosting
This is the moment you have been waiting for: the sale itself. You should host the sale over a weekend. Typically, you want to have three days for an estate sale, Friday through Sunday. That way more people will have the option to view your sale.

But just because you have had the estate appraisal services completed and have moved onto the sale doesn’t mean you are finished. You should be dedicated over the course of the sale to keeping your space organized, respacing items to avoid obvious gaps, and keeping notes about what sold and for how much.

Cleaning
The final stage of any estate sale is cleaning, but not in the way you might think. Of course, there may be some mess as the result of your sale, but the cleaning stage is more than sweeping. This is where you get rid of any unsold items.

Typically the best way to go about this is to schedule a visit from a local nonprofit or thrift store for Monday morning. You can then donate the items that you weren’t able to sell, allowing them to find a new home.

Estate sale planning can be tricky, but following the roadmap laid out in this series can help you do so successfully.

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You can call us anytime. (203) 285-8692 My name is Alice Jennings. I am a working mother of two young boys, Jim and Joey. My husband travels a lot for work and I handle most of the household "stuff". I created this site to share my ideas for family dinners. At first that's all that it was, but over time I have had requests and questions about other family issues and products. This is very much a work in progress. I plan to let this site grow and continue to help all my readers and contributors.

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Are You Ready to Sell Your Home and Move Into a Condo?

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The two bedroom ranch home has been a great location for the last 16 years. The location is excellent: close to work, close to church, close to shopping. And while the house was in good shape when you first moved in, you have made improvements during your time in the house: replaced the roof, installed a new HVAC system, laid new carpet and tile throughout, paid for an underground sprinkler system.
After 16 years in the home, however, it is time to downsize. You have retired after 37 years of teaching, and you have lots of plans for travel. Keeping up a large home, maintaining a yard in the summer, and clearing the snow in the summer are all things that you want to leave in the past. The first meeting with the Continue Reading

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You can call us anytime. (203) 285-8692 My name is Alice Jennings. I am a working mother of two young boys, Jim and Joey. My husband travels a lot for work and I handle most of the household "stuff". I created this site to share my ideas for family dinners. At first that's all that it was, but over time I have had requests and questions about other family issues and products. This is very much a work in progress. I plan to let this site grow and continue to help all my readers and contributors.

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Are You Looking for a New Home?

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What would your house look like if you could start all over again? If you had the opportunity to create a new home in a new environment, in a community what would it look like? Would it be a ranch home on a golf course? Would it be a two story family home surrounded by trees that provide access to a lake and miles of walking trails? The variety of homes for sale in a classic community setting around the country are an increasingly popular choice for many Americans. These homes for sale in a classic community setting are the basis, for example, of some of the most versatile settings that attract both retired couples and families with children.
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Alice Jennings

You can call us anytime. (203) 285-8692 My name is Alice Jennings. I am a working mother of two young boys, Jim and Joey. My husband travels a lot for work and I handle most of the household "stuff". I created this site to share my ideas for family dinners. At first that's all that it was, but over time I have had requests and questions about other family issues and products. This is very much a work in progress. I plan to let this site grow and continue to help all my readers and contributors.

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