Can I hire help to clean out deceased mother's house?

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My mother passed away this last May. She was a hoarder for the past 44 years. I am in process of preparing to put her house on the market. Unfortunately, it is chocked full of stuff! Two bedrooms are so full that I can hardly open the doors. No one else in my family wants to help & I am currently 7 months pregnant. I am at the point where I don't even want to sort through the stuff, I just want it gone. Are there companies that deal with hoarding situations? This is a much bigger job than hauling away some old appliances. I need help fast!

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A bit off topic but freqflyers post got me thinking about yet one more negitive outcome from our elderly parents staying in the family home longer than they should - decreased home value due to neglect. When I finally got my parents in IL they either couldn't see, didn't care, or wouldn't/couldn't do upkeep and repair nor would they pay anyone else to do it - although they could have afforded to do so. When it came time to sell, in spite of putting $8,000 towards just cleaning it up we still had to price it $50,000 under market due to its condition - and then when it sold the inspection found a cracked sewer line - bye bye another $8,000. Thank goodness it was in a popular neighborhood with the hipster crowd or God knows how low they would have had to sell for.
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As above.... we cleaned and then called the haulers. Had contractors come in to bring my dad's fixes up to code, and then sold to a flipper (we had a couple of contracts with real people fall through). We sold the house for like 330,000 and netted mom 290,000. House is currently on the market for 550,000.
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For my parents house, even though it wasn't a hoarding situation, there was just a lot of things, especially in my Dad's basement workshop. I was lucky to hire a handyman who was great in sorting out the items, going up on ladders, and had an eye for detail. He said he could haul stuff to the dump but it would cost me a lot to do that, he recommended I hire one of the junk hauling services.

The junk hauling services charge by truck load, and from the sounds of what your mother's house has, sounds like many truck loads. I would ask if any of these companies have a dumpster which might be less expensive and staff that could help you fill the dumpster. Bill your mother's estate for the expense.

As for the house, once it is empty, sell it "as is" instead of updating it. I did that with my parents house. Did have the carpets cleaned to help get rid of the stale odor. I had the house "appraised" by a licensed appraiser to give me a ball park price. Then I listed the house with a real estate company. It took a couple of contracts before we got the right one... a buyer who does flipping. He came in with a reasonable price.
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We cleaned out most of our parents' house ourselves. At the end , one eight hundred junk (previous post got eliminated by admins) was invaluable in taking away what Goodwill and Salvation Army would not.
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I am just now closing on my Mother's probate. So, I have cleaned out a house. Are you the owner of the house? Do you have an attorney?
I had to have an auction and open an estate account, by law.
Yes, you can pay someone, if you are the executor. Or you would have to pay it, yourself.
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