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...

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...

Why Your Best Collectibles Are Probably Worth Less Than You Think 

Economists call it “the endowment effect.” People tend to put a higher value on their “best collectibles” because they have a vested interest in them -...

4 Ways to Make Sure Donated Clothes Don’t End Up in Landfill

These days, the average American has about 70 pounds of clothes annually to donate or throw away, with the vast majority (around 85 percent) of those old...

Managing Family Volunteers When Cleaning Out Parents’ House

You’re cleaning out your parents’ house, and family members have generously volunteered to help. Now what? Follow our 12 tips to avoid common pitfalls:

Inherited a Classic Car? How to Decide Whether to Keep or Sell

An inherited car can have major sentimental value, especially if it’s a classic model and the deceased was a collector or weekend tinkerer. It’s easy to...

Finding the Right Volunteers to Help Clear Out a House

If your family members are unable, or unwilling, to help clear out a house after someone dies, you may be struggling to find people who can assist....

Home Maintenance Schedule for Monitoring Remote Houses

Adult children caregivers want to ensure their elderly parents get the health care and personal services they need to stay safe and comfortable. A big...

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