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CMFTO™ and Wells Fargo Teamed Up To Present: The Process of Managing Life Transitions May 16, 2019
The Process of Managing Life Transitions

Earlier this week, we teamed up with Allison Getz and Colleen McCaffery of Wells Fargo for breakfast and important conversation focused on the issues involved in life transitions. Together, we shared information and ideas on how to prepare for the additional support you, a client, or a loved one may need when faced with making these decisions.

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An Inside Look at Our Process May 2, 2019
CMFTO - After

Preparing and staging a home for market has many different layers, that can range from addressing basic needs like editing, to more cosmetic aspects like painting, repair, and staging. A recent project had us doing it all, and the end result is 100% worth it.

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WINE & FURS: CMFTO’s 5th Annual Clutter Challenge (Luxury Edition) April 25, 2019
CMFTO - Wine Cellar

For our final installment of this year’s Clutter Challenge, we are addressing wine and fur. We have combined these two categories, because they require similar elements for proper storage. And, if not stored properly, their value can drop significantly.

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SILVER: CMFTO’s 5th Annual Clutter Challenge (Luxury Edition) April 18, 2019
SILVER: CMFTO's 5th Annual Clutter Challenge (Luxury Edition)

Silver is one of the most prevalent items we find in significant quantities in our clients’ homes. There is a big difference, though, between sterling silver and silver plate. This is actually one of our favorite things to discuss and present in our version of the CMFTO™” Road Show.”

To start, there is a simple and general way to look at silver:

Sterling silver has the potential to appreciate in value, silver plate does not. Read more
JEWELRY: CMFTO’s 5th Annual Clutter Challenge (Luxury Edition) April 11, 2019
JEWELRY: CMFTO's 5th Annual Clutter Challenge (Luxury Edition)

Just like last week’s focus on art, jewelry is another area that is highly subjective. With the exception of some of the component basics (like weight, carat, and quality), the value of jewelry is entirely driven by its marketability.

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