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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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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 Bengo4.com 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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How canceled student-loan and mortgage debts could affect your taxes and the secret to selling a home quickly during a pandemic

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Florida Home Covered In Beer Cans Is Selling For $100,000

Do you like Budweiser? I mean really like it? Well chances are slim that you enjoy the so-called ‘King of Beers’ as much as the former owner of this condo in Lake Worth, Florida. Located just south of Palm Beach, the 815-square-foot property—with two bedrooms and two baths—is covered from floor to ceiling in empty cans of Bud. That’s thousands of branded aluminum cylinders in total.

Although it went on the market earlier this year, the listing only recently started getting national attention after the country’s largest brewery posted it to their Facebook page. Accompanied by the sarcastic caption, “The perfect house doesn’t exi-”, it now boasts over 1,000 likes—and counting. The house, meanwhile, was originally priced at $110,000, but didn’t attract any offers until the asking cost came down by

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Big Mike’s Fat Kitchen is set to open a shop in Nottingham selling mouth-watering cheesecakes

The name’s Big Mike – and he’s about to open a ‘fat kitchen’ in Nottingham selling delicious cheesecakes.

But if it hadn’t been for lockdown it might never have been on the cards.

Mike Jones would probably still be working as a service adviser for Audi – a job he’d been in for a year – but being furloughed gave him the opportunity to spend more time in the kitchen of his new home.

And the result has been Cheesecakes by Big Mike’s Fat Kitchen – mouth-watering desserts in a variety of flavours.

“I’ve always been called Mikey, ever since school but when I started at Audi there was another Mike in the workshop, a little bloke, so they referred to me as Big Mike,” said the 6ft 3in cheesecake supremo, who in three months has sold more than 500.

After doing a roaring trade through a home delivery service,

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