When it comes to a time when you need to move, bringing everything in your current home might not be the best of ideas. Maybe you are looking to redecorate and pick furniture and accent pieces that are going to align with the design of your new home.
Donations and giveaways
Donating is one of the easiest ways of getting rid of furniture you no longer want. There are some obvious advantages you are going to get when you donate – if the items are in good shape, then there is a good chance a charity organization will accept them. This means no worrying about matching that piece of furniture with the need of a friend or family member. You will also know that after the item has been sold, the money is going to support a case you decide to contribute to.
Getting a return on your investment
While it is very hard to make 100% of what you spent on the furniture, you can always get something back – and give you some money than you can use when moving – when you sell items. There are different options to take when it comes to selling your stuff, including;
Work with a local consignment shop. If the pieces you have are old or unique, then you can sell them to an antique or vintage store. You should remember that consignment shops are going to pay you when the item sells, making this a long-term solution instead of quick cash.
Offer items online. This tends to be direct and straightforward, provided the potential buyers are not going to be the haggling type or expecting you to deliver the item to them for free. You have the power when selling through this method, so you are the one to determine the pricing, and how and where you are going to meet the prospective buyers.
Hosting a yard sale. This is an easy way of selling furniture or other items you are interested in getting rid of. You will have to advertise the yard sale and there is no guarantee you are going to make a sale, but it is good way of selling your possessions before you can move to donate them.