How It Works: Pros and Cons of Estate Sales

Holding an estate sale at your property is a great way to empty an entire house of belongings, and to earn the most money for household items. But they...

More Work, More Money: Is eBay Right for Your Estate Sale?

Considering holding your estate sale on eBay? Online platforms like eBay, Craigslist, or sites for specialty collectors are popular places to sell an item...

How Estate Auctions Work to Help You Sell Your Parents’ Stuff

The way today’s estate auctions work, you can generally pick among “fast, cheap and easy.” Depending on how many items you have, what type, and your time...

Today's Caregivers Are Unprepared for Estate Liquidation

Family and friends who help care for a loved one expect to cook meals, run errands, manage medications and the myriad other tasks that help an elderly or...

The 6 Questions to Ask When Hiring Moving Companies

Moving companies come in all shapes and sizes, from the guy with a truck to a full-service cross-country organization. Hiring movers to help you downsize...

Got a House Cleanout? For Success, Start in This Room

 

Today’s Caregivers Are Younger, Need Critical Support

Caregivers are getting younger and younger. In our recent National Care Survey, we were surprised to discover the bulk of caregiving duties are now...

Who Gets What in a Family Inheritance? Create a Legacy List.

Twenty years of house cleanout experience has taught me that our things carry stories. When a loved one’s life ends, a family inheritance built around...

Five Easy Tips to Calm Down During a Family Cleanout

During estate liquidations or downsizing, family members often come into heavy conflict. Letting go of a childhood home while working with brothers and...

Ask Pete: Returning to Work Feels Pointless After Surviving Cancer

Q: I recently finished cancer treatment, and it’s time to return to work. I’m a successful finance manager, but now work has no meaning for me. I need the...

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