lots-of-furniture-outside-concrete_573x300Losing a parent is hard enough without having to make thousands of decisions about which of their possessions to keep and how to discard what’s left.

Dianne Averill of Hopewell Junction, New York, had to clean out a four-bedroom house packed with her father’s things, plus a garage full of inherited items from his own parents. The sheer volume of collections, hobby equipment, tools and household goods was overwhelming.

“My father was an eBay addict,” says Averill, 58, whose company Averill & Associates develops websites. “A day without the UPS man was like a day without sunshine.”  Continue Reading “How to sell”