Thursday, 26 December 2019

Should You Move it or Sell it or Donate it? A Better Option for Your Old Household Items!



Moving to a new place requires a lot of planning. Your finances take a hit. There are various expenditures that are lined up. You always need to think about what has to be done with the household items which you are in possession of. Do they need to be carried along, sold or donated? Money has its limitations. You cannot sell off everything and think that most of the things will be bought at the new place.
But Still, if you want to move all your goods on your own you can read this blog for the helpful suggestion:

How Can You Pack Your Goods On Your Own?

That calls for a lot of expenditure, time and effort. It all depends on the advantage that your goods hold for you. There are various other criteria whether the goods are old and not suited to the present-day requirements. After all the old goods go through regular wear and tear which makes the goods less useful. 

Ø Items that need to be moved along: There always a limit with money as per requirements. It is not that you are moving to a new place you will buy all the items. It items that are of use to you and which are either new or not too old need to be carried along. Why buy them at the new place. Items such as beds, sofas, refrigerators, LED, Kitchen utensils, washing machines, etc. which are of utility to you need to be carried along. The only point you need to care about is that whatever goods you are moving along need to transport with great care. If the distance involved is large it is always better to take the services of packers and movers.

Ø Items that need to be sold: There are various items that need to be sold. Those can be old furniture, old electrical items which are either not of utility to you now or other more advanced models have come which might be of more use. Old washing machines, refrigerators etc. need to dispose of. It would always be better not to carry those items to the new place which you might have to dispose of there. Moreover, the disposing of items will fetch you something. It will also create space for you at the new place which you can cover by buying the latest model of the item you sold off. The utility of the latest model of an electrical item is more than that of the older model. 

Ø Items that need to be donated: It is not that you have to earn a bit of cash after the sale of items. Some items which are of no use to you but can be of use to someone else can be donated. These items can be in the form of old washing machines, LCD’s, refrigerators, small kitchen appliances. If you are thinking about selling them but you think that these things can be of utility to poor people like your maid, car cleaner, guard etc. you can always donate them to these places. These appliances can be used by them since they don’t have money to buy new ones and can be of great use to them or their families.

The decision whether to move, sell or donate can be best taken by you and your family. Since only you know what is better for you. You need to take these decisions considering your finances in mind. It is quite normal that you will be loaded with new expenditures like packing and moving expenditure, new school admissions, rent at the new place and many other expenditures lists of which is endless. Under this situation, it would always be better than those items which are of use to you are carried along.

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