It’s no secret that we accumulate a lot of “stuff.” From garages filled with dusty antiques and hand-me-downs to attics filled with knick-knacks, these items often lay forgotten until the dreaded day comes when it’s time to pack for a move. While the thought of decluttering and downsizing ahead of a move can be an additional stressor on top of packing, it doesn’t have to be. By tackling your packing with a minimalist approach, you can streamline your move by focusing on the items that are truly valuable and important to you.
Whether you’re downsizing to an apartment in New York, prepping for a move to your new rental in Austin, or just looking to lighten your load, we’ve got you covered. Redfin reached out to us and other experts to put together a 15-point checklist, so you embrace minimalism to make your entire moving process faster, easier, and, most importantly, stress-free. Here’s how to do it. Moving as a Minimalist: A 15-Point Checklist for a Faster, Easier, and Stress-Free Move