Gillian Lazanik, a Houzz Contributor, lists “Hire a Professional Organizer” as her 9th tip in the April 18, 2019 article I link to above (and thanks to my colleague Anne Blumer for leading me to it!). All of the tips are worth noting and
“Best money we ever spent. We had our house appraised before we began working with Lauren. After three sessions with Lauren and hard work Lauren inspired us to do in-between our appointments with her, we had the house appraised again. The second appraisal was $15,000 higher. Lauren has a warm personality which is a joy. C.L. and S.C., Bothell, September 2016”
And PS – that was BEFORE I was certified!