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To Keep or not to Keep, that is the Question

To Keep or not to Keep, that is the Question

To Keep or Not to Keep, that is the QuestionThere are many great reasons for having a yard sale. 
Some people have yard sales before they move so they don't have to pack and ship belongings they aren't using.
Sometimes they are updating the look of their home and sell their old belongings to make money and room for the new ones.
Sometimes your children just grow like weeds and rapidly outgrow both their clothes and their toys.
It could also simply be the desire to purge all those items you've held onto for so long, thinking you'd find a use for them but never did.
No matter what your reason, having a yard sale is a relatively easy goal to achieve and requires just a few hours of preparation and a few more hours actually selling your wares. 
You'll reap both financial and emotional rewards from it.  


Pfanntastic Garage Sale KitBe sure to Contact Peter and Linda Pfann, and ask for your FREE Copy of our Pfanntastic Garage Sale Kit.... This 25+ page report, and CD-rom, complete with everything you ever wanted to know about Garage or Yard Sales. If needed we can even provide you with, Tables, Tarps, Dollies, Markers, You name it we have all the tools, tips and tricks to make your Yard Sale a Pfanntastic Event......

Decide on a date for your yard sale, then get to work surveying the items you have. 
When you're going through your house deciding what to sell, you'll have to be brutally honest with yourself. 
If you haven't used it, don't like it, don't see yourself using it or don't know of anyone personally who could benefit from it, then it's a yard sale item. 
Sort through every dresser and kitchen drawer, every clothes and linen closet, every cupboard and toy box you have in your house. 
Don't forget your basement, attic, pantry, entertainment center, buffet and outdoor tool shed as well.
If an item belongs to a family member, don't make the decision for them. Get their input before placing an item in your yard sale box. 
Regardless of the time it takes to sort through all your items, make the commitment to stick with it and remind yourself on a continual basis the monetary profit and emotional relief you'll feel once your clutter has been cleared from your home.


Once the sale is over, make another commitment to yourself not to bring the unsold items back into your home. 
Make arrangements with your local rescue mission or charity thrift store to donate the items. 
Most will be happy to make arrangements to pick up large donations as well as provide you with a tax receipt reflecting your generous donation.

To Keep or Not to Keep, that is the QuestionIn the event, you need to drop of or dispose of other itmes, Peter and Linda can come to the Rescue, Contact us to Book our Enclosed Trailer, to move all the extra stuff to where it needs to go......

Once it's all said and done, you'll have some extra pocket change, and can breathe an emotional sigh of relief that the clutter that's been weighing you down for so long has been purged from your home.  Renew your commitment to remain organized and to combat the clutter demon on a continual basis.  


Peter & Linda Pfann, Selling Pfanntastic Victoria Homes Since 1986This Information was provided to you compliments of Victoria BC Realtors, "Peter and Linda Pfann", Certified Professional Consultant on Aging (CPCA)®.  CPCAs are committed to providing exceptional service, and have supplemented their professional training by learning about the unique and changing needs of the 50+ population.

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 To Find out how we serve Greater Victoria Boomers and Seniors and their families with their real estate plans and needs in and around Greater Victoria BC, please call Peter and Linda Pfann in Victoria BC, Canada at (250)-213-9490 or info@pfanntastic.com.

 

 

 

 

Peter Pfann,

CPCA, ABR, SRES, E-Pro, IMSD, Master ASA, C-CREC, Associate Broker.

Text or Talk To Peter @: (1) 250 - 213 - 9490  

peterpfann@gmail.com  www.pfanntastic.com

Pfanntastic Properties in Victoria, BC, Canada, @ Fair  Realty Since 1986.

Regional office: 1540 Fort St Victoria, BC V8S 5J2

 

Comments

I think it is a great idea to clean out. It things are valuable enough to sell, more power to them. I am in the process of cleaning out my office and really feel "lightened"

Posted by Kathy Denworth, Realtor in the Florida Keys, Islamorada, Key Largo (Century 21 Schwartz Realty) over 9 years ago

What a great idea! I figure if I haven't worn an item of clothing in, or displayed a decorative piece in a year..it's time to either sell it or donate. I need to do this myself to clear out a storage unit and organize several nice storage areas in my new home.

Posted by Cindy Westfall, ABR,GRI Your Tualatin & Portland Metro Real Estate (Premiere Property Group,LLC Portland Metro & Suburbs Oregon) over 9 years ago

Hi Kathy,

Good for you, I must admit, that is was looking in the mirror while writing this, as in "do as I write, don't do as I do........

my office is stuffed with great stuff, but an awefull lot of it.......

Happy easter.

Posted by Peter Pfann @ eXp Realty Pfanntastic Properties in Victoria, Since 1986., Talk To or Text Peter 250-213-9490 (eXp Realty, Victoria BC www.pfanntastic.com) over 9 years ago

HI Cindy,

Linda and I clean out our closets and drawers at least once a year, some ends up as Home Improvement clothing, the rest we typically donate for one good cause or an other.....

Happy Easter...

Posted by Peter Pfann @ eXp Realty Pfanntastic Properties in Victoria, Since 1986., Talk To or Text Peter 250-213-9490 (eXp Realty, Victoria BC www.pfanntastic.com) over 9 years ago

I'm really impressed with this post and I've hit SUGGEST!  We have a "Yardsale for the Cure" the last Sat in May each year with 100% of the proceeds going to local breast cancer research.  I'm hoping to also have canned items donated to our local Food Bank too.

Posted by Susan Emo, Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area (Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage) over 9 years ago

HI Susan,

Thank you for your kind words and Your yardsale for the cure is a pfanntastic way to further enhance the win win win approach to solving the home clutter bug......

Thanks for sharing and Happy Easter..

Posted by Peter Pfann @ eXp Realty Pfanntastic Properties in Victoria, Since 1986., Talk To or Text Peter 250-213-9490 (eXp Realty, Victoria BC www.pfanntastic.com) over 9 years ago

Hi Susan, oops, thank you for the suggest as well we very much appreciate it....

Posted by Peter Pfann @ eXp Realty Pfanntastic Properties in Victoria, Since 1986., Talk To or Text Peter 250-213-9490 (eXp Realty, Victoria BC www.pfanntastic.com) over 9 years ago

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