Relocating to a smaller home in retirement can be a daunting task, especially if you have lived in your current home for many years and have accumulated a lifetime of possessions. This is where a professional relocation management consultant comes in handy. Hiring a professional (like Classic Moves) can provide you with a range of benefits that will make your downsizing and relocation process easier and less stressful. Here’s why:

  1. Expertise and experience: Our consultants have the expertise and experience to help you navigate the entire downsizing and relocation process. They can assist with everything from decluttering and organizing your belongings to packing and unpacking your items at your new home. They can also help you determine what to keep, sell, donate, or dispose of and create a downsizing plan that fits your needs and goals.
  2. Saves time and effort: Downsizing can be a time-consuming and physically demanding process, especially if you are not used to doing it. With our help you can save a considerable amount of time and effort. We will handle all the details, leaving you free to focus on other important things.
  3. Minimises stress and worry: Moving is widely known as one of the most stressful life events, and downsizing can make it even more so. However, our professional relocation consultants can help minimise stress and worry by taking care of the logistics and handling all the details for you. They will help you create a plan and stick to it, ensuring that the downsizing process goes as smoothly as possible.
  4. Maximises value: Maximise the value of your belongings by selling or donating items that are no longer useful to you. Our team have the experience and knowledge to help you identify items that have value, and they can assist with selling or donating them to ensure that they are put to good use.
  5. Provides peace of mind: Hiring a consultant provides peace of mind knowing that your belongings are in safe hands. They are trained to handle items with care, ensuring that nothing is damaged or lost during the move. They also have insurance to cover any loss or damage, providing additional peace of mind.

Downsizing to retirement can be a challenging process, but with the help of the Classic Moves team, it can be made much easier and less stressful. They bring expertise, experience, and knowledge to the table, which can save you time, effort, and stress, maximise the value of your belongings, and provide peace of mind knowing that your belongings are in good hands. So, if you’re thinking about downsizing to retirement, talk to us to help make the process as easy and stress-free as possible.

Meet our Relocation Consultants: Kerri and Annette bring a wealth of experience to our Classic Moves team.

“I love seeing the smiles on our customers’ faces when they move into their new home, knowing that we’ve provided them with a smooth and stress-free experience. Their satisfaction is our ultimate reward.” – Annette Simpson-Rial

“It’s so fulfilling to free people from the stress of moving and help them get excited about this new chapter in their lives. Seeing them settled into their new retirement home, with a freshly made bed and no boxes left to unpack, is an amazing feeling. Knowing that we’ve played a part in making their transition a seamless and enjoyable one is truly rewarding.” – Kerri Shinkfield