Hoarding

Personal belongings are a literal and figurative weight that can become an obstacle to relocating loved ones. Over-saving, or hoarding can create unhealthy or even dangerous living conditions.

Dr. Meyerson is a Valued Professional Resource for Guidance on Hoarding 

Long before it became a topic for reality television shows, hoarding has been a recognized issue in both the medical... and real estate professions! Hoarding situations are a difficult topic to address as a family member, friend, or even as a professional trying to assist a loved one or client.

Preparing for relocation or a major life change is stressful for anyone, but can be especially trying for an individual who hoards. It may seem impossible for the individual and his or her relatives to bridge the gap between what items have sentimental and emotional value and which ones need to be discarded.

Dr. Ann Meyerson is a real estate professional and subject matter expert who has spend many years assisting with this process - both from the emotional and real estate perspectives. Through her training and years of experience, she and her team are able to assist with the moving, disposal, and storage of belongings as well as ensuring that properties are ready for showings.

If you or a family member are looking to relocate or transition to a new phase in life and have trouble letting go of belongings, speak with Dr. Ann and her team today.

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Types of Hoarding

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Random Hoarding

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Purposeful Hoarding

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Severe Hoarding

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Animal Hoarding

Hoarding disorder is a chronic difficulty with discarding possessions—even those without any monetary value—accompanied by a dysfunctional attachment to often worthless or unusable items. It results in excessive accumulation of belongings, often making for a cramped, unmanageable, or unhealthy living space.