Sell, Donate, or Store Your Items?
When you find that you're done sorting through your life's belongings and are staring at a heap of items that won't be making the move with you, you have to decide what to do with them. You really have three options—sell them, donate them, or store them. Let's take a look at the pros and cons of each:
Sell Your Items
Make money for your new RVing adventures
Takes time and effort Items might not sell Have to choose where to sell items (Craigslist, eBay, local newspaper, garage sale, etc.) Might have to deal with no-shows and bargain hunters offering pennies on the dollar for your items
Donate Your Items
Easiest way to get rid of your items Donation centers will take almost anything You're recycling your items Other people can enjoy your items at a bargain rate
Dropping off items with sentimental value can feel "cold"
Storing Your Items
You're not getting rid of your possessions
You're not getting rid of your possessions A storage unit can be costly Storing items with family or friends can put them out and strain a relationship You'll eventually have to do something with them