Whether you are decluttering or downsizing, getting rid of your stuff is hard for many of us. First, we have to overcome the sentimental hold a box of memory-filled items may have. Then, there's the worry of throwing out something that's worth a small fortune.
To help you sort it out, here are tips on researching the value of items from Realty Times magazine.
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Items of value come in all categories: some you would expect, others that might surprise you.
For example, you might expect your grandmother's costume jewelry could have value on today's market. At the same time, you may think that box of old magazines, stack of postcards or those vintage cereal boxes are to be tossed without a thought. But hold on, those items may be…