6 Tips For Handling Your Unwanted Belongings When You Move

Knowing what to do with all of your stuff is the most difficult part of downsizing your house Miami.

Should You Sell Your Items? Donate Them? Throw Them Away?

Plus, saying goodbye to a house you’ve lived in for a long time can be hard too. But don’t stress! Luckily, in today’s post, we discuss a few things you can do to make downsizing your house in [marlet_city] a little easier.

Have An Estate Sale

This doesn’t mean moving everything into the yard, unless of course you want to. Thankfully, with an estate sale, potential buyers will tour your home, making offers on furniture and other items you will to sell throughout the property.

If you decide to do this, it can be a good idea to strategically place items, almost staging them to be presented in their best light. Plus, you might want to use a sticker system to distinguish which items are for sale and which aren’t.

Donate Your Old Belongings

If you aren’t struggling financially, rather than selling your belongings, you can donate usable items to someone who could really use them. There are a number of organizations that will help you put your old items to better use. Some of these organizations will even come and pick up your stuff! Clothing, furniture, and toys (in good condition) can all find great homes elsewhere.

Remember to keep track of everything you donate. Having this number will benefit you when it’s time to pay your taxes at the end of the year.

Pass Items Onto Family

Do you have kids or grandkids who may be interested in some of your old books, clothes, or gadgets?

You never know even the simplest of items, such as pillows and blankets can be of great help to someone moving into a student dorm, for instance.

If you’re planning to downsize and need to get rid of all your unwanted clutter, check with your family first to see if they could benefit from taking on any of your stuff.

Take Pictures Of Your Sentimental Items

It can be difficult to let go of items filled with memories and emotions. However, after decades of accumulating precious, sentimental trinkets, chances are you’ve boxed these items away safely, never to be looked at.

Old children’s art projects, receipts from a memorable restaurant, and postcards bought while on vacation can all take up a surprising amount of space. That’s why taking photos and saving sentimental items in a digital format can be a great way to save space without letting go of the memories they hold.

You can take your treasured photos anywhere and back them up so they aren’t lost. This can be a great alternative to many of the miscellaneous odds and ends found throughout your home!

Sell Your House Directly To Sunshine State Buyers

When you sell your house directly to our team at Sunshine State Buyers, you won’t need to panic about finding a new home for all your unwanted clutter. We buy houses AS-IS, meaning you can leave furniture, books, and any other items behind that you don’t want to keep. We can handle everything and find a place for your belongings, so you don’t have to worry about them any longer. A direct sale is the easiest way to handle a house you wish to downsize in Miami.

Hire Someone To Clean-Up

You can always hire someone to professionally box up and take away all of your junk and old furniture. However, this doesn’t always make sense if your goal is to save money or help someone through donations. But it is an option when all else fails.

Are you struggling to maintain a property that’s just too big?

Maybe the kids have moved out, or you simply no longer need the extra space. If you’re looking to downsize in Miami and don’t know what to do with all your unwanted stuff, get in touch!

Call our office at (305) 916-3328. A member of our team would love to speak with you.
Or, click here to fill out our short form. We’ll get back to you as soon as possible with a fast, fair ALL-CASH offer on your home.

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David Veras

David Veras was born in Hialeah, Florida and has been involved in Real Estate since February 2019.

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