It is hard to know where to start when saying how much help you gave me. I know I couldn't have done it without you. I was comfortable with Patti when I first met her. So we had a good starting point. All the staff know what they are doing. Denise helped me reduce, reduce reduce! She was really thoughtful and wouldn't let me physically do too much, she would jump in - which helped me save my energy. I would have kept far too much, far more than I really needed. Denise was able to gently remind me of what I would really need, rather than leave me focused on what I thought I could take - but may never need or use (afterall I haven't been using it in my apartment). I did keep some items I couldn't part with and Denise supported me in those decisions. And now that I am settle in at Kawartha Heights Retirement I know I,we, made the right decisions.
HSHT staff know what they are doing. I suggest anyone who needs any kind of help with decluttering and moving call Patti first! Do it, make your move before you HAVE to! (or health issues force you to).
H Lott, Jan 2020
This story began with John and I attending a senior's show. While we were there, a seminar was ofered which caught our attention. It was all about De-cluttering and downsizing. "Yup - Someday we may need something like that. But not right now, we're not ready yet!" It was an interesting session, given by Patti, of "Home Suite Home". We liked her and her ideas, but still not ready yet... We kept her card, just in case...
A few weeks later, at the request of our children, we checked out some senior residences. Again, "just in case", because we still weren't ready. Some residences did tweak some interest - we weren't seriously considering, --- were we?? Other "just in case" and "we aren't ready yet" people had put their names on waiting lists. You know, Just In Case!! As the next chapter of our lives unravelled, we suddenly became very grateful to be on that list --reality and health issues were ...
Thanks Patti and Team
You were great! Everything we had hoped for. I will certainly recommend you.
Katie Dec 2019.
Sept 2019 Your Team Handled Everything with Kid Gloves!
Thank you again to HSHT. You made a difficult situation for my Mother and Father so much smoother. All the staff shared humor with my folks and kept them calm. My brother and sister agree that we made the best decision to have Home Suite Home spearhead this move (rather than us clashing with Dad who thought he could to do everything himself). We put complete trust and confidence in your team and they did not disappoint! Having everything unpacked and set up the same day as the move was quite a relief. My folks were happier than I have seen them in a while.
I hope the Shaughnessy testimonial helps get the word out how HSHT is helping families – the parents and their kids!
All the best,
Mark, Lori, Mike, Tom
Although the auction did not go as well as planned, I wanted you to know
that I did appreciate the service and that I was glad that I chose Home
Suite Home Transitions to settle my mother's estate.
Your methods and approach to the business were exemplary and if I were in a
position again to avail myself of your services, I would definitely do so.
Thanks again (belatedly),
A woman at Royal Gardens spoke highly of Home Suite Home Transitions. So I gave them a call. I was amazed at how quickly they were able to take care of everything!
I was afraid that I would feel too emotional returning to the house, but actually, I was relieved. It didnt look like my home anymore -- but my new apartment at Royal Gardens did! I am glad I followed Patti's advice and moved first [before dealing with the rest of the possessions]. I was able to start detaching myself, and that process has continued. This made it easier to let go of my stuff.
After HSHT sold my possessions, they cleaned everything out of the condo. It was thoroughly cleared. Amazing!
Why go through the hassles alone? I will recommend you to others. Thank you.
M Beesley April 2019.
Hi Patti and Denise
Thanks for all your advice and help organizing, sorting and packing.
Best Wishes [Dr. P], March 2019
The things we thought our daughters would like was not what they chose themselves. We are grateful for the time, patience and expertise from HSHT staff in developing our “photo inventory” from which family selected items.
Frances B Feb 2019
Dear Patti and Crew
Many, many thanks for executing Connie’s move so professionally and kindly. Yours is a wonderful service to seniors! V Swinton Nov 2018
Absolutely Satisfied [with estate clear out process .] It was a seamless evolution, thanks for all of your hard work. You and your team were the perfect team to take care of everything in our absence.
We will highly recommend you in the future.
A Compton Nov 2018.
It was a huge task that my sister and I would not have been able to do on our own. We didn’t know where to even start.
Our parents had lived in their home for over 55 years. Last June our mother fell ill and once we realized she needed to go into Long Term Care we had to figure out a plan. My father would go into a retirement home but how would we declutter the house? We know we would need help to declutter and downsize. My sister and I felt very overwhelmed with all the work that would need to be done. We knew the home would need to be sold but we really didn’t know where to start. We found an article our mother had cut out from the paper about HSHT. We met with Patti and she was able to come up with a plan and get the job done in a timely organized manner. She answered all our questions on the way. My sister and I are so grateful for the staff and the services they offer, They made the whole process much easier.
Overall, we were very happy with the outcome, right from the beginning. We received a quote by email, after the initial consult. We found the cost was very reasonable. Patti gave us honest advice and helped us to come up with a plan and work with our schedule/time line to get the job done. The final invoice was not over the estimate so there were no surprises with the final cost. Well worth the money spent!
The staff are very professional and reliable. They are also very compassionate and take pride in their work. Everything was great. The team showed up when they said they would and worked very efficiently everyday. We would absolutely recommend Patti and her services. Downsizing and and organizing the auction to sell items were very beneficial for us.
HSHT Team, Keep doing what you are doing!
Sincerely Tracey and Sonja. March 2019
A few years ago I saw Patti’s Home Suite Home Transitions presentation about helping Seniors move and /or downsize. I just “filed it away”, until ...
Last Spring I REALIZED I WAS READY TO LET GO of a lot of “STUFF”.... wedding presents that were lovely but no longer being used, inherited coins and jewellery that had been in a safety-deposit box for 50 years, some furniture, some art, old sports autographs from the 1950’s, good china, serving dishes, flatware, well-used camping gear, small appliances and many everyday items etc. After asking Family to take whatever they wanted, I contacted Patti.
My main goal was to downsize our stuff and also make it easier for our executors when that time comes (hopefully not too soon). I am extremely pleased with the results. Patti and her team did all the work and we were left with a nice profit and empty shelves! It was a real weight off my mind.
When you are ready to downsize, I recommend you contact Patti as she is very pleasant to work with, knows her stuff and reaches a wide range of potential buyers.
Liz Henderson, Peterborough, Feb 2019.
Oct 1, 2018. Dear Patti and Staff:
When we first contacted you we were impressed with what you could do! Moving from our house, after 20 years, to a three room apartment left us wondering where to begin. All our questions were answered promptly and your advice most helpful. You and your staff were cheerful and efficient which we appreciated.
The on-line auction for unwanted items, the pick-up of sold items, helping with our packing, disposal of unwanted [left overs] plus the wonderful clean-up of our home after we moved was AWESOME.
We can recommend your services to anyone with confidence!
Thanks Again, S&B Cawte.
I read the glowing reports from other people who have used your services and it is ALL true!
Everything happened the way you said it would. The sale of our possessions was very efficient, well organized and left us with No Worries and a great sense of relief! I enjoyed being involved in the pick up process, learning about where our goodies were going. Knowing they would be enjoyed all over Ontario!
Thank you, we would have been in a mess without Home Suite Home Transitions!
Betty and Bob Hinton, Sept 2018.
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