Get Downsizing Advice From The Experts

Photo Provided Expert appraisers Greg Strahm, left, and Tim Luke, right, will be part of a panel of experts discussing the dos and don’ts of downsizing during a free workshop Sept. 16 at the Mansion Museum.

WHEELING — For anyone thinking about downsizing their home, a panel of experts will offer free advice from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 16 at Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum in Oglebay. A panel of experts will discuss the dos and don’ts of downsizing.

Participants will learn helpful tips and tricks of de-cluttering and options for dealing with “stuff.” Experts will provide ways to determine what has value (and what doesn’t), hear how auction houses work and much more.

Panel of experts includes:

— Tim Luke and Greg Strahm, appraisers, TreasureQuest Group, Inc.

— Charlotte Pyle, auctioneer, Joe R. Pyle Complete Auction & Realty Service

— Joshua Rogers, estate attorney

— Ann Koegler, elder advocate and resource coordinator.

Although the workshop is free, reservations are requested. Register at or call 304-242-7272. The event is sponsored by Joe R. Pyle Complete Auction & Realty Service.