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Flat clearance

We need to clear my MIL's flat in Hertfordshire fairly quickly as now sold -
Does anyone have any ideas how?


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  • Norman_CastleNorman_Castle Forumite
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    What would you like to happen to whatever is there?
    I'm not a cat.
  • EssexExileEssexExile Forumite
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    Charities may do it but we found they charged more than home clearance companies.
    Tall, dark & handsome. Well two out of three ain't bad.
  • kazwookiekazwookie Forumite
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    Get a man and van
    Get family together who can help with a van
    Where do you want the contents to go to? family / charity / etc car boot
    :) Sun, Sea :)

  • aardvaakaardvaak Forumite
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    kazwookie said:
    Get a man and van
    Get family together who can help with a van
    Where do you want the contents to go to? family / charity / etc car boot
    Anywhere we already have got family items -  it would be nice to get something for it but just want to rid - just beds, wardrobes, three-piece suite, tables etc., - buyers worried were leaving it

  • aardvaakaardvaak Forumite
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    What would you like to happen to whatever is there?
    Anything -  we already have got family items -  it would be nice to get something for it but just want to rid - just beds, wardrobes, three-piece suite, tables etc., - buyers worried were leaving it


  • -taff-taff Forumite
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    Some charities will pick up furniture but I don't know if they are open yet. House clearance firm is the quickest, or freecycle/freegle items..
  • stragglebodstragglebod Forumite
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    See if neighbours in the same block of flats want any of it. Otherwise just get a clearance firm in, moving house is stressful enough already, keep things simple.
  • TELLIT01TELLIT01 Forumite
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    Just remove anything you want to keep and get house clearance in for the rest.  Trying to dispose of items separately to generate some money is time consuming.  Too many charities want to cherry pick their items.  When our neighbour died the family offered very good quality furniture to one charity who wanted to take the chairs from a 3 piece suite but not the settee.  They got quite snotty when the family said it's the whole suite or none of it.
  • JGB1955JGB1955 Forumite
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    Definitely a house clearance company.  As a guide, it cost us £720 for a 3 bed, 2000 sq ft house, with 30+ years of accumulated possessions.  Well worth every penny.  Particularly when they emptied the spider infested garden shed!
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