So the time has now come for us to sell or get rid of in other ways the entire contents of our four bed house, as we have decided to let our property unfurnished before leaving for China. (It is much harder to rent out as furnished, the agents told me). It's going to be hard work. To replace the items may cost us £15000 What methods are there to do this economically? Thought of a) selling in ebay and gumtree - it may take months and a lot of patience b) ring up charities and arrange to collect - not sure if they will take all items c) hire skips and chuck out everything d) hire a van with 2 men and take everything to the local re-cycling centre e) hire space in a local self-storage centre and pay rent for two years. f) run several garage sales , but how/ where can I advertise? how long will it take? Were you in our situation? What did you do? What we really would like to do is to donate everything to people who need them, But how do we connect? Thanks for sharing your ideas.