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2/11/2021 | By Seniors Guide Staff

If you’re planning to sell your house or condo this year, decluttering is the first bit of advice your REALTOR® will give you. 

Why not start now when you have time and can break up the job into manageable bits? 

If the strategy of piling every piece of clothing or paper in one spot and dealing with the stash during one long session is too overwhelming, you’re not alone. 

Try a different tactic.

Apartment Therapy has you covered with its annual January Cure – a daily dose of tasks to accomplish. 

Day one’s assignment is easy: declutter one drawer.

It’s a simple assignment that you can accomplish in less than an hour. Plus, it’s an instant gratification task that motivates you to keep going when you see the results. 

You can follow the day-by-day decluttering advice for a complete home declutter, but if youhave specific trouble areasApartment Therapy also provides task- and room-specificsuggestions.

For example, if you’re working from home, you may find the “8 Quick Steps to a Cleaner Desk” especially helpful. Plus, it’s a 20-minute engagement.

And if your closets are bursting with unworn clothes, see “Cut Your Wardrobe in Half by Asking Yourself These 3 Organizer-Approved Questions.”

Seniors Guide Staff

Seniors Guide has been addressing traditional topics and upcoming trends in the senior living industry since 1999. We strive to educate seniors and their loved ones in an approachable manner, and aim to provide them with the right information to make the best decisions possible.

Seniors Guide Staff