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Home Exchange 101 Lesson 6 – Preparing for Your Home Exchange

by Deren Monday on February 11, 2010

Do me a favor.

Go and find a blindfold.

You heard me.  Go and get an old scarf, or a strip of cloth or something else that you can tie around your head for complete blindness.

Got it?  Good.

Now go and find some liquor.  Something with good kick, like scotch, or whiskey, or Goldschlager

Now take a few shots.  You heard me.  Go ahead.  I’ll wait…

Good. Now spin around, secure the blindfold, and try to conduct your normal daily household routine.

How did you do?  Oh, not so good?  I’m so surprised!

Remember, when you enter a homeswap, your partner is entering a foreign territory (your home) as will you (their home).  Your job, being the good home exchange partner that you are, is to ensure even a blindfolded, drunken, dizzy exchange partner could function in your home.  Home Exchange 101 Lesson 6 is all about preparing you, your home and your home exchange partner for the exchange.

This is a dense lesson, so we will break it into multiple posts.  Here are the sub-topics of this lesson:

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Deren S. Monday is co-founder of and father of two. He is also a remodeling coach teaching others how to make their homes exchange-worthy.  Deren can be reached at dsm_at_homeexchangeuniversity_dot_com.

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