Why Us?

Our lead senior move managers are Certified Relocation and Transitional Specialists. All CRTS professionals are required to meet training, testing, background check, insurance, and continuing education requirements.

DTS is a member of the National Association of Senior Move Managers. NASMM members are experienced professionals, bound by a pledge of integrity, committed to safety and ethics, and dedicated to continuing professional development.

We are the only transitional company on the Delmarva Peninsula specializing in Senior Move Management. We have been rightsizing the shore since 2004!

Our Mission

Provide a stress-free moving environment through attention to detail
and working closely with clients to achieve a lifestyle they envision.

Rightsizing your lifestyle to fit the changes in your life can be daunting. Whether it’s making home modifications, moving across town, or across the country, the stress level is usually intense. Such stressful decisions require professional coordination. DTS handles every critical step with experience and expert advice you can trust.

Let us sit down with you and assist you in your transition

At DTS we thrive on helping individuals achieve a lifestyle they envision.

We are certified, dedicated professionals, who provide a variety of
moving and age-in-place services for senior clients, their families, and
caregivers, including:

• Home assessment to determine client needs.
• Establish transition plans and timetables.
• Coordinate resources.
• Perform and/or supervise planning, sorting, packing,
moving, downsizing, organizing and resettlement services.

About the Owner

Dave Allen established Delmarva Transitional Services after being in the auction industry for nearly 25 years. Dave saw the need for a company that could handle not only selling individuals items but also help them with a life style change. Delmarva Transitional Services or DTS as most people call it is a full service company offering every aspect a client may need during the moving or downsizing phase of their life. From complete custom designed floor plans to packing and moving services to complete home cleanout services with dumpster and disposal service available. DTS is the only company on the shore that can offer this array of services under one roof. All of our services are in-house which means with one phone call we can handle all of your transitional needs including selling items that you may no longer need.   

We are an accredited full service, full time company with a well-trained staff ready to assist you in obtaining your goals. We are recognized as the industry leaders on the Delmarva Peninsula, having successfully help hundreds of clients annually. DTS has earned a reputation for honesty, integrity, professionalism, and creativity, through sheer hard work and dedication. At DTS we are committed to treating each client with the utmost respect and handling each transition professionally and to the best of our ability. Our success is measured by the ultimate satisfaction of all those whom we serve.


Master Personal Property Appraiser, NAA. 2014.
Licensed Auctioneer/Appraiser In Maryland, Delaware, And Virginia.
Mendenhall School of Auctioneering & Appraisals, High Point, NC.
– 2005 Graduate with Honors. Awarded “Best All Around.”
Certified Appraisers Guild of America, Grandview, MO. 2008.
Graduate Personal Property Appraiser,  NAA. Orlando, FL. 2011.
Bachelor of Science, Education & History, Salisbury University, 2004.
Member of the Certified Appraisers Guild of America.