One of the hardest things for an Executor to do is clear contents of a parent's house and sell it. The process is select, sell, donate then discard. The key is to clear and stage the house for sale in a way that a buyer could see themselves there. This is an emotional journey for most adult children and not easy. However, there are professionals to help. If you need a realtor referral, please contact our office.
Also, for seniors looking to downsize, you might consider a realtor who has earned the designation "Seniors Real Estate Specialist" or "SRES" and has training in downsizing seniors to smaller, more manageable homes.