Hoarding is a very serious disorder and can have long-term ramifications to the hoarder and to those wanting to help declutter the home for resale. Approximately 2% to 6 % percent of the population have a hoarding-type disorder according to the International Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Foundation. People with a hoarding disorder will hold on to objects and animals regardless of their sentimental or financial value.
Selling a hoarder's home can be extremely challenging for the hoarder and their loved ones.
Sue Heddle homes can help. We have the experience and can create a plan of action, taking into consideration feelings, preferences for decluttering, cleaning, and staging.
The following Sue Heddle Homes steps can help with the process:
Have different storage areas/ bins prepared in advance for Items to: "keep," "dispose of”, "recycle," or "charity." This will save a lot of stress!
Clear hallways and walkways first: before tackling each room, clear hallways,...