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Organizing 101: Importance of a Household Inventory

Updated: Feb 10

Keeping tabs on items entering and leaving your house, having a running list of family valuables/ household assets, or a list of appliances/renovations are all perfect examples of household inventories.

This list is flexible, for it can be simplistic or complex, or as vague or granular as you wish, depending on your individual needs/the inventory's purpose.

Wondering why you are unable to stick to your budget month over month? Or maybe you are accumulating your assets in preparation for taxes or other financial changes. No matter the reason, a household inventory can save you time & also money.

If you don't already have a household inventory don't worry, most homeowners don't. The nice thing is, is that it's never too late to start.

This blog article will help guide you in creating your own personalized household inventory from start to finish. Not only will this help set you up for success, but after we've created our inventory, I'll talk about the importance of maintaining it long-term with some timelines and simple strategies to add to your household routines.

Let's get started!

Why is an inventory important?