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Here’s What You Should Know Before Selling a Furnished Home

Selling your home is a huge endeavor — so big that you might not think of all the details surrounding the sale, such as the home’s furnishings. If you’re looking to maximize profits, consider selling your furniture, because it’s worth something too. But is this the right move for you?

Making a furniture plan

Furniture is often an afterthought in the home selling process. But it’s a big consideration and deserves some thought before you list. Here are some possibilities for what to do with it:

  • Sell your furniture with the home.
  • Bring it with you when you move.
  • Have an estate or garage sale.
  • List it online, such as on Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) Marketplace or Craigslist.
  • Sell it through a consignment sale.
  • Donate it.

Let’s explore what you should know about selling a furnished home. If you decide that isn’t your best option, you can always choose one (or

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White House Gift Shop selling ‘Trump Defeats COVID’ commemorative coin

The White House Gift Shop started selling a “Trump Defeats COVID” commemorative coin on Monday before the president returned to the White House from the hospital.

Anthony Giannini, the chairman of the White House Gift Shop (WHGS), designed the $100 coin as the final coin in a series for Trump’s first term. 

“When we at WHGS first heard the sad news of President TrumpDonald John TrumpQuestions remain unanswered as White House casts upbeat outlook on Trump’s COVID-19 fight White House staffers get email saying to stay home if they experience coronavirus symptoms White House says ‘appropriate precautions’ were taken for Trump’s outing to see supporters MORE‘s positive COVID test, once again we had faith and prayed, yet we knew our President would find a way to knockout COVID in early rounds of this battle,” Giannini said. “President Trump, as you know, is a fan of boxing, and the

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Williams Sonoma Is Selling All Kinds of Disney Kitchen Gear RIGHT NOW

Whether you’re a cooking aficionado or a pop culture fan, chances are good you shop at Williams Sonoma. Their home and kitchen items are known for their looks and durability, especially the Le Creuset gear. You can find super-fun Harry Potter and Star Wars stuff there, too.



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It just seems right that Williams Sonoma is launching a new line of Disney-related items, and we can’t wait to involve Mickey, Minnie and the rest of the gang in our cooking, baking and pancake-making adventures!

Your Kitchen Will Be the Happiest Place on Earth

If there’s a Mickey Mouse fan in your life, this is the kitchenware collection for them. Pretty much every item here incorporates the iconic mouse in some way, from pancake molds with his lovably large-eared silhouette to oven mitts that pay tribute to his gloved hands. Some items are vintage-inspired while others draw from

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Interior Design Best Selling Books

Holly Becker writes Decorate: 1000 Professional Design Ideas for Every Room in Your House. In this book, top designers come together to share over 1000 tips on how you can change your room and do it to meet your budget. You can get inspiration from the beautiful colored examples in the book, photos of bathrooms, bedrooms, kitchens, parlors, as well as checklists, shortcuts, and cost cutting methods, so that you will be sure to find something in there that meets your eye as well as an explanation of how to make it possible in your own home.

Christine Lemieux writes Undecorate, a book that heralds a brand new kind of style that seeks to push aside the stuffy professional styles of today and bring their own personality into their home. The book profiles about twenty homes all over the nation and shows how it came to be the way it … Read More

Problems Selling Your House? Here Are the Reasons Homes Don’t Sell

If your house has been on the market for many months without receiving any offers, what might be the problem? Of course when the economy is down, houses do not move as quickly. But right now the housing market seems to be coming back. Many houses are moving quite quickly. If you are frustrated by the lack of interest shown in your house, perhaps you should consider the following suggestions.

Is your house competitively priced? Today many houses are selling quickly because prices are still down and interest rates are at an all time low. This is not a good time to be asking more for your house than its true market value. Buyers have many house options and most couples will not overpay for a house — even yours!

How do you know if your home is priced fairly? The method used by most real estate agents is to … Read More

Is Selling A House, SCIENCE?

Let’s not, over – complicate this! Real estate transactions, and the best practices of agents, may be part- art, and partially, a science, it is important, to avoid the temptation to over – think this issue, and constantly, try, to think, outside – the – box! When agents try to sell any particular house/ property, representing their client’s best interests, they must professionally use, the tried – and – proven, techniques, and methods, while recognizing applicable trends, and the specific niche of that home! Indeed, is selling a house, a SCIENCE? With that in mind, this article will attempt to, briefly, consider, examine, review, and discuss, using the mnemonic approach, what this means and represents, and why, every homeowner, should try, to better understand it.

1. System; solutions; service: It is the inherent duty, and responsibility of one’s chosen, selected, and hired, real estate agent, to fully explain his … Read More

Selling My House in Philadelphia, PA

Smart Philadelphia homeowners want to know the score before they decide, “I want to sell my house.” Understanding the market can make all the difference between simply unloading your home or getting the best possible deal on it. Educated sellers are able to contribute significantly to the sales process, acting as team players with their realtors.

If you’re planning to sell your home, it pays to ask the important questions and have market data at your fingertips.

If I do decide to sell my house, how long can I expect it to be on the market?

Due to an 24 percent decrease in inventory-i.e., the number of homes for sale-compared to last year, Philadelphia home sales moved fairly quickly in 2017. Generally speaking, Philly houses sold in an average 98 days last year, about two weeks faster than the year before. Quick turnaround is a trend that’s expected to continue-perhaps … Read More