According to the TD Ameritrade survey, 42 percent of Americans plan to downsize in retirement.
The process of downsizing a home consists of six major steps: De-cluttering (manage the giveaways, garbage, relocating and keeping items), Dealing with realtors to sell/rent the old home and find a new home, packing, travelling, considering home protection in the new home, and space planning.
Traditionally, businesses sent a team member to the homes with certain checklists, with the goal of creating an all-around pleasant moving experience. More than 1000 businesses in the United States serve as senior moving management.
most trusted organizations in the home safety industry. In addition, it provides the customized platform to manage the decluttering project room by room and item by item according to the following categories: Donation, Relocation, Gift, Sale, Keep, and Sentimental.
Any of the key features include a downsizing cost calculator, an online yard sale, and digital decluttering.
Three out of ten (27%) Canadian boomers who want to downsize claim the expenses were higher than expected; four out of ten (39%) who haven’t downsized are wary of the future savings. (IPSOS Research)
KIV is a Senior Independence-Support Technology Software that enables seniors to create their own customized project for downsizing and decluttering. It enables them to create a room-by-room inventory, photograph the objects, classifies the items, and share the items with friends, families, and colleagues for sale, donation, or gift.