Here’s What You Should Know Before Selling a Furnished Home

Selling your home is a huge endeavor — so big that you might not think of all the details surrounding the sale, such as the home’s furnishings. If you’re looking to maximize profits, consider selling your furniture, because it’s worth something too. But is this the right move for you?

Making a furniture plan

Furniture is often an afterthought in the home selling process. But it’s a big consideration and deserves some thought before you list. Here are some possibilities for what to do with it:

  • Sell your furniture with the home.
  • Bring it with you when you move.
  • Have an estate or garage sale.
  • List it online, such as on Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) Marketplace or Craigslist.
  • Sell it through a consignment sale.
  • Donate it.

Let’s explore what you should know about selling a furnished home. If you decide that isn’t your best option, you can always choose one (or

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Ohio State Selling Fan Cutouts for Home Football Games

Rise and shine, Buckeye Nation! Each morning, we get you caught up on the latest news and information regarding Ohio State and the world of college athletics. Here are your headlines for October 10, 2020.

Ohio State Selling Fan Cutouts for Home Football Games

Even though you can’t attend a game in person at the Horseshoe this fall, the Buckeyes are giving fans a chance to help make the stadium appear more full.

Ohio State has begun selling the ability to have your picture blown up to life-size and have a cutout of that photo in a seat for each home game this season. Cutouts can be purchased through the Ohio State athletic department.

The pricing breaks down this way:

  • $25 for a cutout in the student section in the south stadium stands (must be a student)
  • $50 for a cutout in A-Deck
  • $75 for a cutout on the 50-yard
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LACMA was housing its director in a home selling for $6.6 million. Now the pool party’s over

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is downsizing. The home of its director, that is.

a large brick building with green grass in front of a house: A 1926 Tudor-style home belonging to Museum Associates, the nonprofit entity that manages LACMA, was put on the market for $6.6 million. (

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A 1926 Tudor-style home belonging to Museum Associates, the nonprofit entity that manages LACMA, was put on the market for $6.6 million. (

On Monday, the museum put the Hancock Park home of director Michael Govan up for sale for $6.575 million. The property on Muirfield Road is owned by Museum Associates, the nonprofit entity that manages and operates LACMA. It’s listed as a five-bedroom, 5,100-square-foot Tudor-style home from 1926 that sits on nearly a 22,000-square-foot lot, according to public records.

Real estate listings, however, show six bedrooms and seven bathrooms, as well as a swimming pool, a guest house and a stairwell area with a neon sculpture by Dan Flavin.

a room with an open door: An interior view of the Muirfield Road property that was recently put for sale by LACMA. (

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An interior view of the Muirfield Road property that was recently put for sale by LACMA. (

LACMA provides

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Japanese Lawmaker Becomes Billionaire By Selling E-Signature Services Amid Work-From-Home Revolution

A centuries-old Japanese tradition of stamping documents with seals in place of signatures is finally waning, as more people have been working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Corporate giants like Toyota and Nomura are signing up for the electronic signature services of a little-known company called Inc., which has sent its stock soaring 100% this year.

The share-price surge made Bengo4’s founder, Taichiro Motoe, a billionaire largely based on his 67% stake in the Tokyo-listed company he founded 15 years ago. Forbes estimates Motoe’s net worth at just over $1 billion.

Investors are optimistic about Bengo4’s e-signature service, called CloudSign, in the Covid-19 era. As more people work remotely, Japanese companies are switching to e-signatures from physical stamps called hanko to authenticate documents—a practice Japan followed since at least the 1800s. “CloudSign is changing the traditional hanko

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The Home Depot is selling a new Google Chromecast that hasn’t been announced

Google’s Pixel 5 event is scheduled for this Wednesday, but some of the company’s other new gadgets are already appearing on store shelves. That includes its all-new Chromecast, which some savvy buyers have been able to purchase directly in-store from retailers like Walmart and The Home Depot over the course of the last week.

The Verge has purchased one such device from The Home Depot and can confirm the retailer is not stopping customers from checking out and taking the pre-release product home.

Not all stores appear to be selling the item; we tried two and only found the new Chromecast at a second location. And inputting the universal product code listed on the receipt into the retailer’s website returns no results, so it would appear you can only purchase it early in person.

The receipt doesn’t even say Chromecast

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