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As a senior citizen, selling a home and moving to a new location may prove to be difficult. Fortunately, we're here to help you take the guesswork out of packing up your belongings and getting settled into a new address.

Now, let's take a look at three essential moving tips for senior citizens.

1. Plan Ahead

Moving day can be long and stressful, particularly for seniors who don't plan ahead. If you start planning for your move today, you can increase the likelihood of a seamless transition from one address to another.

Think about your belongings and what you'd like to bring to your new address. If you have a wide assortment of items that you won't need at your new home, you can sell, donate or dispose of these items prior to moving day.

Also, if you need to hire a moving company, don't wait until the last minute to do so. Because the longer that you wait to hire a moving company, the less likely it becomes that this company will be available on the date of your move.

2. Secure Your Treasured Belongings

Although you've collected a large assortment of items over the years, you may be unable to bring all of these items to your new address. However, if you sort through your belongings, you can determine which items to keep.

Treasured belongings like antiques, artwork and jewelry generally are keepers. Pack and store these items properly to ensure they won't deteriorate before moving day.

Let's not forget about treasured belongings that have sentimental value, either. Photographs and other treasured possessions should be packed in a safe place and labeled correctly. That way, you'll have no trouble unpacking these precious belongings once you arrive at your new address.

3. Ask Friends and Family Members for Help

When it comes to getting ready for moving day, there is no need to work alone. Senior citizens who reach out to friends and family members for help can streamline the process of preparing for a move and enjoy a one-of-a-kind moving experience.

Friends and family members are loved ones who strive to help you in any way they can. Thus, if you contact friends and family members before moving day, you can work with loved ones to boost the chances of a fast, easy move.

Lastly, if you need extra assistance before you relocate, it never hurts to contact a real estate agent. This housing market professional understands the challenges associated with moving and is happy to help any senior citizen enjoy a stress-free move.

A real estate agent can put you in touch with local moving professionals. Plus, if you need help selling a house, a real estate agent can make it easy to list your residence, host home showings and much more.

Keep things simple as you get ready to move – use the aforementioned moving tips, and any senior can quickly and effortlessly prep for moving day.

This Multi-Family in Gloucester, MA recently sold for $377,000. This style home was sold by Office Vadala Real Estate - Vadala Real Estate.

9 Summit Street, Gloucester, MA 01930


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This two family property exudes potential with stunning aerial views over downtown Gloucester accentuated by the vista of Gloucester’s Historic architecture as you look over the gorgeous steeples and roof tops of St. Ann’s Church and City Hall and continue on to Gloucester Harbor, Eastern Point Lighthouse and beyond. The first floor unit consists of a large kitchen, living room, good sized full bath, 2 bedrooms, and an additional room that could be a small third bedroom or office. The second floor unit has a kitchen, large full bath, living room and 2 large bedrooms, one with a huge walk-in closet that provides the potential for a third bedroom. Each unit provides in unit laundry, and its own private deck to maximize the views. There is also a walk-up attic, a large full basement and separate utilities. This central location provides quick access to downtown Gloucester, the Commuter Rail and Rte 128. OFFERS DUE TUESDAY JAN 8TH AT 5:00PM. Property will not qualify for FHA Financing.

This Single-Family in Gloucester, MA recently sold for $405,000. This Multi-Level style home was sold by Office Vadala Real Estate - Vadala Real Estate.

17 Corliss Avenue, Gloucester, MA 01930


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This well maintained multi-level home is set in a beautiful Wheeler's Point location just steps to the Annisquam River. The interior consists of an open living and dining area with hardwood floors, recessed lighting and ceiling fans, a kitchen, an updated bath with a tiled shower and three bedrooms also with hardwood floors and ceiling fans. The finished lower level has a play room or second living area, and there is also a one car garage, many new windows and a new heating system as well. The exterior provides low maintenance vinyl siding, a 5 year old roof, a fenced in yard, a screened in porch and a small deck and patio. From the front yard you can see the river letting you know just how close the water is, and just down the street is access to Corliss Landing which provides a tidal beach and boat ramp.

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Enjoy your coffee or a glass of wine on one of the 3 decks that overlook Boston Harbor. This meticulously kept home has a beautiful gas fireplace highlighting a warm, cozy, family room. Your dining room overlooks the harbor and the second floor bedroom has a walkout deck to enjoy a fantastic water view. A large pantry affords you extra storage space and the washer/dryer are also located in the first floor pantry. A beautiful winding staircase leads to the second floor bedrooms and a deck off of the bedroom that gives you a panoramic view of the water and the Boston skyline. The exterior is stone and gives this home a quaint, cozy feeling (no painting). The yard is full of gardens that will come to life in the spring. There is a detached garage that allows for off street parking. There are beautiful beaches that make wonderful places to take a seaside walk, all within a short distance. All of this is a short commute to Boston. This is an excellent Condo option!

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Come see this gorgeous new construction townhouse, one of two new units, (the other unit is already sold). This unit provides off street parking and a two car garage at the ground level, upon entering the main living level you will find a spacious open living area consisting of a dining room, a large living room, a half bath and an extensive kitchen for this price range with unlimited cabinet space, a huge center island as well as a built in desk area. The second floor provides two bedrooms, a full bath, a laundry closet and a master bedroom with a walk-in closet and a gorgeous master bath. There is also a storage area in the basement and a small private outside space, and this quiet and peaceful country setting is close to the river providing seasonal water views, as well as quick and easy access to Gloucester Harbor, the MBTA Commuter Rail and Route 128.

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