Carter’s recently completed a full-scale home downsizing job for the son of a senior who had recently passed in Bucks County. This 1,300 square foot home had three to four times the volume of items in it than an average house twice the size. We sorted all areas of the home and property and put […]
My clients often ask me “What does your home look like?” and “Have you downsized your parent’s residence yet?” Well…with three teenage sons, three cats and two dogs, keeping up with clutter has become a daily chore for my wife and I. My Mom sadly passed away this past May at the age of 85.
One category of waste that creates a challenge for many people is obsolete or broken electronics. As of January 2013 Pennsylvania law states that electronics may no longer be left curbside for trash collections and must be recycled separately. Most municipalities have an electronics disposal event several times a year. Check your local municipality’s online
Many of our clients have boxes of old cancelled checks (though generally not nearly fifty years old as seen in this picture from a recent client). If the bank no longer exists, accounts have long been shut down, and addresses are no longer accurate you are probably safe to simply recycle these documents. If you
Carter’s sells or helps coordinate the sale of many client’s items of value. We work with numerous re-sellers including antique and used furniture dealers, estate sale professionals and several local auction houses. In this particular situation, per our agent’s request, we placed extra furniture in a client’s barn that was later sold by an auctioneer.
Carter’s hauled 66 “Thanksgiving Bags” to the Doylestown Food Pantry helping locals in need. The special bags were donated by local Bucks County Association of Realtor agents and put together by many of the realtors and affiliate committee members.