Resources

Click on the links below to find out more!

Where Can I Find Information On Downsizing?

Where Can I Get Information On Senior Community Living?

Where Can I Find Out How Much My Stuff Is Worth?

General

Furniture

China

Books

Art/Collectibles

Stamps

Guns

Sports Items

Where Can I Find Help Dealing With Aging Parents?

Where Can I Donate My Things?

OTHER RESOURCES:

The Stuff Stop is a free nationwide community resource website that provides information to match up your unwanted stuff with local charities, ministries and companies that connect it with people in need.  This website connects you with charities, ministries and companies that can use your unwanted stuff. You can search by location to find out about the resources in your local area or by the type of stuff to find out about the resources for your specific item(s).

BOOKS/CD’S/VHS/RECORDS

CLOTHING

FURNITURE

PIANOS

HOUSEWARES

LINENS-USED

TOOLS

ADDITIONAL SUGGESTIONS

  • Vintage clothing and formal wear can be donated to your local community or school drama departments
  • Antique photographs, journals and postcards can be donated to the local historical society
  • Unopened travel size toiletries can be donated to your local homeless shelter
  • Craft supplies can be donated your local Boy and Girl Scout troops

Who Can Haul Away My Trash?

Where Can I Sell Things I Want To Get Rid Of?

Auctions/Estate Sales

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS (clothing, small appliances, furniture, household items)

Internet Sales

Books/ CD’s/Records

Shredding

  • Shred-it (Rockville)
  • Office Paper Systems (Gaithersburg) – offers free shredding everyday for anyone between 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for up to 10 boxes. FREE!

Where Can I Find Estate Sale Or Appraisal Professional?

Estate Sales, Appraisers and Auctioneers(click on the businesses below for more information)

Who Should I Notify About My Move?

Use this list as a guide of people & service providers to notify about your move.

Click here for a printable version of this list>>

Post Office
Cable TV Provider
Electric Company
Gas Company
Home Heating Oil Company
Internet Provider
Lawn Maintenance Company
Newspaper Circulation Office
Security Company
Telephone Company
Water Company
Doctors
Dentist
Medicare
Medicare Supplemental Provider
Medicare Part D (Drug Benefit) Provider
Pharmacy
Bank
Credit Card Company
IRS
Social Security
Motor Vehicle Administration
Home/Car Insurance Carrier
Life Insurance Carrier
Lawyer
Accountant
Financial Advisor
Church or Synagogue