Antiques and Collectibles: Many Boomers have collected antiques or unique items over the years.
Second Car or Recreational Vehicles: If retirement means less commuting or downsizing, selling a second car or rarely used recreational vehicles like RVs
Real Estate: Selling off extra real estate properties, like vacation homes or rental properties, can not only provide a significant cash boost but also reduce the burdens of property maintenance and taxes.
Luxury Items: High-end watches, jewelry, and designer clothing can be sold. These items often retain value well, especially if they're from sought-after brands.
Fine Art: Original art pieces collected over the years can be of significant value. Consulting with an art appraiser can provide insights into their worth and potential buyers.
Rare Books and Vinyl Records: First editions and rare publications, as well as vintage vinyl records, are in demand among collectors. These items can be sold online or to specialty shops.
Sports Equipment: Golf clubs, bicycles, and other sports equipment that are no longer in use can be sold to others who can put them to use, freeing up space and adding a bit to savings.
Furniture: Especially if downsizing, selling high-quality or antique furniture can not only clear space but also add to retirement funds.
Unused Timeshares: Timeshares that are no longer being used can be a financial drain due to maintenance fees. Selling them can be challenging but can ultimately relieve financial and logistical burdens.
High-End Electronics and Cameras: While technology depreciates quickly, high-end electronics, vintage cameras, and classic audio equipment can hold value and be sought after by enthusiasts.