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How to sell inherited items after a loved one dies

Grief is a journey that affects everyone differently and should never be rushed. So when you're ready, our experienced team is here to help. Let us guide you through the process of selling those inherited vintage valuables and tick one more task off your to-do list.

When you're ready, here are some tips for getting started:

Take your time

Begin the clearing process slowly, starting with the least sentimental items. For example, books can be set aside for a charity shop and clean towels for a local animal shelter.

Speak with friends and family

Find out if anybody has sentimental ties to knickknacks, and consider gifting them as a reminder of your loved one's presence.

Donate or sell

Find a way to dispose of unwanted items in a way your family member would appreciate, e.g. if they loved animals, donate some things to a local RSPCA charity shop.

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