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Kim Green

Joined 13 months ago from ROANOKE, VA

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For the past four years I have been reinventing myself as many 50 somethings are doing these days.    If you ask me what I do, I will tell you I am really really good at selling stuff.  What stuff?  Anything.  For the past 27 years I've spent my life in media: advertising, marketing, broadcast, and publishing.  I have loved that life and was very successful.  Then I hit 40 and my husband and I adopted a baby boy and  life really changed.  He turned three and was thrown out of three preschools, and life changed even more.  By the time he was diagnoised with bipolar disorder, opposistional defiant disorder and ADHD, life had definitely changed course.  Then the recession of all recessions hit and publshing took a major hit and that part of my life began to crumble. Plus, my husband lost his job and would not get another one for two years.  I could say that life isn't fair, but the truth is that life is a series of transitions of good and bad, up and down, happy and sad.  So, I had to change.  NO, it is not easy.  But, it does build character and there is a purpose for it.  

I'm using these experiences to help others go through major transitiions.  I am working to help people downsize their homes, many who are in their eighties and ninties and have been in their home for 50 years.  It is very important to know how to speak calmly and move slowly and listen carefully.  I think this is where they came up with the KEEP CALM AND... phrase that's so popular these days.  Plus, I will help the client choose what to dispose of in order to organize an estate sale.  Then we hold a grand event to sell everything for as much as possible in an online estate auction.   

 I hope you'll follow me as I share the stories and tips of holding estate sales, discarding unwanted items, simplifing life, caring for others, and STAYING CALM when it all comes apart.

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    Find Treasure In Online Estate Sale Auctions

    11 months ago

    Personal treasures make a room. They say "someone really lives here!". With online local estate sales you can find affordable treasures from all over the country without leaving home.

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    Tips for Space Planning When Downsizing

    13 months ago

    When downsizing careful planning is the key to establishing a comfortable, safe, and attractive new space. Overlooking this step results in moving too much stuff and living in a crowded environment.

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    Sell Your Stuff Through An Online Auction

    11 months ago

    You've decided to move into that 2,000 square ft retirement home but you have 5,000 square ft of possessions. It's time to sell some stuff! But how?

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