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Common Types of Wood Found in Estate Furniture

Almost any type of wood can be used to build furniture.  Each type of wood has its own colour and grain characteristics and can be stained or painted to suit the piece. The wood of a piece of furniture may … Continue reading

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Collecting vs Saving vs Hoarding

  Executors are tasked with the responsibility of collecting, valuing and distributing or disposing of all items in an estate.  There are times that I’ve heard “Oh, what a hoarder!” when this was far from the truth.  Yes, some of … Continue reading

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What’s This Worth?

This is one of the top questions an executor has to deal with when looking at furniture, vintage magazines, jewellery or other possessions in an estate. A dollar amount must be entered for the estate assets in order to calculate … Continue reading

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