Sunday, August 19, 2018

Should You Sell or Donate Your Used Modular Classroom?

Donate or sell that used modular classroom
Donate or sell that used modular classroom
that is taking up space on your school campus.
When you purchased your modular classroom trailer it arrived quickly and your classroom space need was solved...that was eight years ago and now you don't need the modular any longer. What's next?

This is a very common challenge that many school facility managers are faced with across the United States and the options are sometimes limited due to time and other more important facility projects. Let's take a look at the most common solutions to getting rid of a used modular classroom without wasting time or money.

Option #1 Sell the used modular classroom at market value
This option will most likely be welcome particularly if your finance department wants to recoup the funds that were initially spent on the modular. In order to sell the structure you will need the original plans, serial numbers, year manufactured, and a reasonable price. Gathering this information may be tricky but once you have it you will be ready to sell your used modular classroom using a resource like

Option #2 Offer the used modular classroom as a donation to another school or church

This option is more for a scenario where you can no longer spend any time trying to sell the modular and the structure needs to be removed immediately or, you simply want to donate as a good deed. Either way you should gather the same information as listed in Option #1 and be willing to negotiate the donation with the stipulation that the recipient cover the cost of the removal and transportation to the new school location.

Regardless of your decision to sell or donate it's important to begin the process of preparing to remove that used modular classroom before the last minute. At a minimum - get your paperwork in order and know as many details about the modular as possible. When the time comes to make a decision this will make life much easier on you and whoever the next user is.

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