DeathtoStock_Simplify1“The entire move was smoother than anything I could have imagined and we are still in awe of how quickly you were able to get everything organized. You and the entire team were a pleasure to work with and truly went above and beyond. We couldn’t be more thrilled!”

A Marin county family of four who relocated from New York City.


“Honestly, I don’t know what I would have done (or would do) without you.”

Judy Keyes, San Francisco


“The experience with the team was outstanding in every way and fulfilled my highest expectations.”

Kat Taylor & Tom Steyer, San Francisco


“Thank you so much, everyone! The house is looking beautiful, and I can’t believe how much you got done in such a short period of time.

Jeff Lawson, San Francisco


“Changing Places helped make our move organized, smooth and as painless as a move can be. They were extraordinarily careful to protect the new house as we moved in. Their attention to detail was impressive. I can’t recommend Changing Places more enthusiastically!”

A delighted Telegraph Hill family


engelI can’t quite believe how much we accomplished so quickly and importantly, I can’t believe how organized and put together our house was for our arrival Saturday morning. By Sunday evening, I was grilling…and knew where the grill equipment was located!”

Martin Engel, San Francisco


“I recall thinking that the service was expensive, but it became crystal clear to me that Changing Places was worth every penny. I am passionately devoted and grateful for the talent, expertise, discretion and professionalism of Changing Places.

Ann & John K., Tokyo


Kelsey-Hanson-photo It’s like they are some sort of angels. I was dreading this task, as it was a huge one, but I can honestly say I had fun. That’s priceless!”

Kelsey Hanson, Personal Assistant
San Francisco, CA


petercoyoteletter“Changing Places took care of myriad details that I had never considered.”

Peter Coyote, Actor
Marin County, CA
Letter From Our Client


ericcohler3Changing Places’ crew were flexible, professional and extremely easy to work with. They orchestrated a seamless move for my client, and also managed to make the process fun. I couldn’t be more pleased.”

Eric Cohler, Eric Cohler Design
New York, NY


kay-and-don2“The move went amazingly well….The mover was fabulous, your crew was amazing: fast, efficient, strong, and handled delicate things with care. No wonder you are the best in Marin!!

Kay Carlson & Don McCartney, Sausalito


Kathy-Curtis“Margaret and her team really understand what people relocating or downsizing need and the assistance they provide is first class.”

Kathy Curtis, Relocation and Mobility Consultant


BillO2“While I’m sure Changing Places can do jobs of any size where they really shine are the very complex moves.

Bill Ottenweller, VP & Sales
Nor-Cal Moving


carolnie“Over the years, Changing Places has moved my family in and out of several residences, and every single one of these moves could not have been run more smoothly. I enthusiastically recommend Changing Places for any local, national or international moving need that you might have.”

Carol Nie
Sun Valley, ID


807-Francisco-House-Photo-1275”Margaret is simply the best. In fact, she is so good that we spent a week in Hawaii while she moved us into our new home! We came back to find everything immaculate. She is priceless.”

D. & M. R.
San Francisco


2214-Clay-st-photo1“Thank you to the entire crew for getting us moved in and settled so quickly and efficiently. We couldn’t be happier to have everything put away and have the house in a livable condition so soon after the move.”

A busy family of four who moved to a new home in Pacific Heights, San Francisco


Organizing Video“My experience with Changing Places changed my life!

Frank and Linda Paul, Palm Springs


thewongs2They provided a distinctive, thoughtful, thorough and caring move experience that made our transition seamless and stress-free.

Lawrence and Sherlene Wong


alamoMargaret and her team accomplished in one day what would have taken us months.”

Jason & Molly
Alamo, CA


trenchardfamily“You anticipated so many details that could’ve turned into major stress, and had us sleeping in our own (perfectly made) beds that first night!”

Bill, Stefanie, Cole, Amelia and Scholar


LindaGalasso“Working with Margaret Walsh and her team at Changing-Places was a life-changing experience. The professionalism and care they provided was unprecedented. This was such a valuable investment in my life and future.

Linda Galasso
Mill Valley, CA


KirkLee“You and your team made miracles happen. The amount of organizing, sorting, sending was staggering, but you made it look easy. From moving coordination to shipping to charitable donations, then getting repairs handled, and staging the house for sale beautifully, all within our budget!

The Lee Family
San Francisco to Arizona


DempsterFamilyI wish everyone could have such a delightful moving experience—too often we are too bogged down with the logistics and endless unpacking to actually “enjoy” moving let alone the new house.”

The Dempster Family
San Francisco, CA


WoodsFamily“I cannot recommend Changing Places more highly. They are a professional, efficient and thorough group. What would have taken me weeks to complete they were able to accomplish in two days! They are worth every penny!”

Annie Robinson Woods, San Francisco


maureenorthThis is a gift! They do the work of three people.

Maureen Orth, Washington, DC


Front-hall-2We couldn’t have made this move without Margaret. The fact that we survived the move relatively unscathed is evidence of her superb organizational skills, her deep experience in this kind of endeavor and her understanding of the emotions we all experience during a major lifestyle change. She has my highest recommendation.”

Nancy Coopersmith


4bestbrucephoto“The easiest move we ever made….”

Bruce Hyman, Esq., San Francisco, CA
Letter From Our Client


beatkWhen you are remote, you are completely at the mercy of your moving service, and one thing becomes key: Will the service really handle the overall project, soup-to-nuts, including unexpected items? Margaret and her team will.

Beat Knecht
Geneva, Switzerland
Letter From Our Client


elyse-dog“Margaret and her expert staff took charge and organized all facets of a very complicated move for our family.”

Michael & Elyse O’Sullivan, Piedmont, CA


CynthiaJanneau“Moving our 10,000+sq ft family home in two different directions, one local and the other international, was an overwhelming task. Margaret and her incredibly efficient team were not only professional in their knowledge and organizational skills, but also patient and sympathetic to a situation that was both physically and emotionally exhausting.

Cynthia Ford Janneau, Paris, France


Rosen“We are writing you to exclaim our joy and complete satisfaction in working with you to get our Kentfield home ready for sale.

Marty Rosen, Carmel, CA


ed-and-bambi“What you did and how you did it was extraordinary — your superb work on our behalf far exceeded any expectations we had.”

Ed & Bambi Schwartz, Point Reyes, CA
Letter From Our Client


samurai_01If you are planning to move, Margaret Walsh, will perform miracles for you.”

Shirley B. Cahill
Marin to San Francisco
Letter From Our Client


1steve_ montoya“My last move with my daughter was pure hell and I vowed not to move again unless I could hire Margaret.

Steve Montoya
Computer Solutions


RobinWright“I tell everyone about your wonderful services. If any of my friends can’t afford it, I advise them to take out a loan….”

Robin Wright, Actress, Los Angeles, CA


SusieLeupoldWith the help of Changing Places, we immediately felt settled and ready to get on with our lives when we arrived. It was a pleasure to work with Margaret and her team.”

Susan Leupold
New Jersey to San Francisco


“Changing Places rescued me and my family yet again!”

Elizabeth Clark, San Francisco


Melissa-Miller-house“Margaret and her team are miracle workers. They are fast, efficient, caring and sensitive.”

Melissa Miller, Novato, CA



“Thank you so much for all the hard work Changing Places put into making our house look like a home! It was a joy to have your team bring your energy, enthusiasm and talent to our home.

Victoria Granucci, Marin County


Ken-and-Meghan-Kurtzig-007“All I want for the Holidays is for Changing Places to come back and organize my house.”

Meghen, Arie and Ken Kurtzig, Mill Valley, CA


provines“Changing Places is a true treasure of a company.”

Walter Provines


“I was pleasantly stunned when I arrived home Friday night. Your team did a fabulous job on the organizing and the design/artwork front. I’m very happy with all your work!”

David Schofield, Greenbrae


5stacyerbandangusI think of Margaret as an Organizing Therapist. She got our whole lives organized, not just our sock drawer.”

Stacy and Mike Salisbury, North Carolina


7janetaylorhorseanddog“In a few hours, what Margaret brought me was peace of mind.”

Jane Taylor, San Francisco, CA



alcatrazOur experience with Changing Places was calm, organized, and pleasant. Having made several such moves previously, we can candidly state that this experience was the best. We would recommend Changing Places unreservedly.”

A recent down-sized client

gustavoMoving is stressful—and moving from my home of 35 years was a staggering event. Changing Places made it smooth and successful. Their work reduced my stress enormously.

Gustavo Serina, San Francisco, CA

lorrimccarthytn“When I brought my mother into her new home she just marveled at all that had been accomplished. It was utterly fantastic!

Lori McCarthy, Palo Alto, CA
Letter From Our Client

JudgeConstine“You are patient, understanding and provide an outstanding staff of excellence. It was the one positive that made moving tolerable.”

Judge Donald Constine with his daughter Dana
San Francisco, CA

LisaLabonNothing was overlooked in our move. I only made it because of you. And I will never move again without you.”

The Labons

SandraSchoenbergWithout Margaret and her team, we might still be unpacking in six months– they made it in two days!”

Sandra Schoenberg

3lindahothem“You had less than a full week to mobilize movers and packers to get out of our home in Kentfield…I never dreamed it could be done — but you pulled it off with a smile and a willingness that endeared you to me.”

Linda Hothem, Marin County, CA
Letter From Our Client

“You saved me weeks of moving agony–and left me ready to live well in my new abode.”

Carol Brooks, Realtor & Client, McGuire Real Estate, San Francisco

Would have taken me 10 years to do what they have done!! You guys are the best!!”

Victoria Prendergast, San Francisco


They are miracle workers and very resourceful and trustworthy. Worth every penny! I am so happy to recommend them!”

Malin Giddings
Compass Realtor

“Changing Places’ white-glove service helps clients transform their property from a family home to an extraordinarily marketable asset.”

Sotheby's MarinGregg Lynn
Sotheby’s International Realty

“Changing Places is absolutely the best of the best and make what seems the impossible possible with the least amount of stress and frustration you can imagine. They have a way about them that provides “TLC” to the most daunting tasks.”

Neal Ward
Compass Realtor

They understand what agents need done with the houses we are being asked to see. They are Pros! Clients love them!”

Jay Costello
Compass Realtor

They are extraordinary at helping clients navigate the intricacies of a move. They make my clients happy and they make my job so much easier.”

Sotheby's MarinJanet Schindler
Sotheby’s International Realty

“I think of them as our fairy godmothers and godfathers. They accomplish magic!

Jeanie Shaterian, San Francisco

“Katie, your team is the BEST to work with. I have loved everyone from Changing Places and have gotten so much accomplished in such a pleasant and efficient way.

Heidi Hillenbrand, Mill Valley

“Changing Places is fabulous.”

Jackie Safier

“Changing Places made my life easy. Your team did a fabulous job handling my move. Every time I open a drawer in my new apartment, everything is in the place I’d have put it myself – intuitively – but YOU did the work for me.

Trudy Zimmerman, San Francisco

“Please know that you folks saved my life–or at least my sanity.  Please thank everyone involved: working with them was one of the few bright spots in my ordeal.”

Erik Voss

Presidio“The Changing Places team were terrific. You exceeded all of our expectations. You can’t imagine what a dramatic impact you had on our lives. After just 48 hours, you made our rental house feel like a home we want to stay for a very long time!

A very happy, and relieved, family in Presidio Heights

sutro“I have never ceased being impressed with how well-organized, knowledgeable, efficient and thoughtful you and your crew have been throughout the somewhat daunting process of emptying the contents of my parents’ house. There wasn’t a problem to which you didn’t have a solution.

The Honorable Judge John A. Sutro, Jr.

joshholmesI cannot imagine how I would be able to manage all of the complicated logistics of moving after the loss of my wife without the outstanding crew of Changing Places by my side.”

Josh Holmes, San Francisco

elizabethclarkandfamily“Using Margaret and Changing Places is the difference between getting your life back together in one week versus one year.”

Elizabeth Clark

6amygrady“Margaret was absolutely wonderful! I felt absolutely confident. She never made assumptions….

Amy Grady
San Francisco

londontower“Margaret was key in making our move significantly less stressful. She really came through on being reliable, trustworthy and delivered on many different asks with very little guidance. She’s a pro and needs to be cloned!

D. & M. R.
London to San Francisco

ArleneMorris“We have worked with Margaret and her team twice in four years. As the CEO of a public company, Margaret understood the level of service and polish we would require.  My home has never been so organized and my need to deal with computers, TV’s and electronics was nonexistent. Margaret also organized repairs, closet installations, new appliances etc.”

Arlene Morris, Charleston, SC

900 square feet never looked so big….

“Margaret downsized my mother’s 3200′ home into a little museum apartment at The Ranch. The move would have been impossible without Changing Places. She knows what she’s doing — any move of any complexity — up or down.”

D.F., Esq.

5stacyerbandangusI think of Margaret as an Organizing Therapist. She got our whole lives organized, not just our sock drawer.”

Stacy and Mike Salisbury, North Carolina


I feel like I am dreaming because it would have taken me years to do what they did in a day and a half. This experience will be life changing for us and I am so excited about our future!”

Jenn Indra, Stella & Dot stylist

“We were able to place our completed house on the market in the allotted time and realized 20% over the listed price. The math is recommendation enough but, additionally, Margaret was gracious, fair and efficient.

Pam and Jake Skaer
Peter H. Skaer Trust

“I almost wish I had to keep moving so I could keep working with her!”

Barbara Marx Hubbard

“You make a real estate agent look good.”

Jan Minar
Pacific Union Real Estate Group

“You made room for every one of our prized possessions which required tearing down walls, turning a room into a walk-in closet, building a bay window and changing our color décor…Please know that I do most enthusiastically recommend you to anyone moving across the street or
across the country.

Betsy Bliss Nicholls