declutter Archive

Help Clients Get a Clearer View of Clutter

OK, it’s confession time: I haven’t even been in my house for a full two years yet, and it’s already time for a decluttering session. Maybe part of it was moving into a place that didn’t need much work...
March 14, 2017

Recognizing Clutter for What It Is

When real estate pros talk to clients about decluttering their homes, they might not realize what they’re getting into. In fact, getting rid of stuff can be painful, even for those who aren’t hoarders or recent widows. It’s the...
October 4, 2016

Author Chat: Sid Davis

Sid Davis, author of Home Makeovers That Sell (AMACOM, 2007), responds to your staging questions. What do you suggest [in terms of staging] for a house that is vacant? DAVIS: If a vacant home is freshly painted, clean, and...

Get the Garage in Order

By Kelly Quigley, REALTOR® Magazine Organize Your Garage in No Time by Barry Izsak (Que, 2005) Buy this book from Amazon.com Garages come in many shapes and sizes, but most have one thing in common: clutter. Faced with a...
January 2, 2006

Declutter Your Life

By Christopher M. Leporini, REALTOR® Magazine One day your desk is mildly disorganized, the next you find yourself frantically rooting through stacks of paperwork the size of Godzilla trying to find a closing form. Admit it… you have a...
August 2, 2001