Move Out Day - What To Do With All Your Stuff

5/10/2012 0 Comments


When it's time to move out of your dorm room or apartment, you will have to decide what you want to take with you and what you no longer need. You will probably want to get rid of  things like dorm room bedding and dishes. Determine what you want to do with the things you don't want any longer.

Sell on Ebay. Ebay.com is an excellent resource for making money from selling the items you no 

longer want. Be sure that your items are still in working order and in good condition. No one wants to pay good money for junk. Open an account on Ebay and post the items you want to sell. If you are unsure about how to word your ad or what to charge, check for comparable items on the website. Try and keep the selling time short so that you can get rid of your items as soon as possible.

Hold a Yard Sale. Get together with some of your college friends and hold a group yard sale. Some colleges provide the space for selling your items at the end of the year. Check with your campus events office to see if your college provides this service. If not, determine a location for your yard sale. Put up some posters to advertise your upcoming sale.

Make a Donation. Contact your local charity organization and check to see if they will take your donated articles. This strategy could be the easiest way to get rid of all of your extra belongings. Make a list of the items you are donating. You may be able to use your donation as a deduction when it comes time for paying your taxes.

Recycle Your Stuff. There are a number of online groups where you can post your items to be recycled. Consider becoming a member with freecycle.org. Where you can list all of the items you have. You will be surprised by number of people who will take your stuff.

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