Yard Sale Advertising: Top 6 Places To Post A Yard Sale Online (…Or Find Yard Sales Online!)


I recently had my 4th major yard sale. (I made $1,013.00 at this one!) In keeping with modern technology, this was the first time I decided to go beyond simply placing an ad in the local newspaper classifieds section and hanging a few garage sale signs myself. Looking in the newspaper for garage sales and driving around endlessly on a Saturday morning looking for loot is so last century. ~LifeHacker I found these to be the 6 best places to post a yard sale online in order to maximize … [Read more...]

Tips For Pricing Native American Collectibles That You Want To Sell


First, let me say that if you own Native American collectibles, then chances are you probably aren't going to be selling them at a yard sale. However, there is always the possibility that you inherited some that you have no interest in keeping. Or, you may have been interested in the items as collectibles in the past, but now you no longer are and you wish to sell them. Whatever the reason, if you have some Native American collectibles that you'd like to sell, here are some tips for … [Read more...]

Thinking About Renting Your House? Here’s Some Landlord Advice & What You Need To Know Before You Rent A Home


Renting out your home could be a good investment. It could also be the source of many headaches.Some people look at renting a home as another means of income. Others fall into the category of reluctant landlords, due to circumstances beyond their control.Whichever boat you fall in, realizing all that's involved when you decide to become a landlord is critical if you intend to come out ahead in the long run.Being a successful landlord will ultimately require that you understand both your … [Read more...]

20 Great Tips For Having A Successful Yard Sale


Each year as I do my spring cleaning, I get rid of all items that haven't been used in a year. Some of these things are like new. Others are gently used. They are placed in totes and set aside for a yard sale. Who knows?... What I can't use may be useful to someone else, or it may even be something that someone else desperately needs. You never know when your junk may be someone else's treasure. And to top it all off, a yard sale is a great way to bring in a bit of extra cash! When … [Read more...]

12 Best Home Improvement Projects That Benefit Home Sellers Most


HomeGain surveyed 1,000 Realtors nationwide and asked for the top 12 DIY home improvements that cost under $5,000 and benefit home sellers. Guess what?... The #1 home improvement that Realtors recommend to home sellers -- based on cost and return on investment) is:  Cleaning and de-cluttering! That's right. It costs $200 on average to do the proper amount of cleaning and decluttering prior to a move, yet it can increase your home's value by as much as $1,700. That's an 872% return on … [Read more...]

House Cleaning Services: The Pros And Cons Of Cleaning Homes For A Living

My name is Charity Cummings, and I am currently self-employed cleaning homes for a living.In my experience of cleaning and being self-employed, there are some ups and downs to this business.In case anyone's interested in starting a cleaning business, I thought I'd share some of the things I learned along the way. Plus, some of the differences between working for a cleaning company vs being self-employed with your own cleaning service. … [Read more...]

The Best Tips & Tools For Selling Items On eBay

My mom was recently talking about try to sell a few things on eBay. This would be her very first attempt at selling something on eBay. It's a cinch to buy things on eBay, but selling takes a bit more work. So I started looking for some eBay tips & tools that might make the process easier for her. The good news: If you're not a wiz on the computer and signing up with a credit card (to use PayPal for handling all of the payments associated with your items) sounds intimidating... you're … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Yard Sale Guide: All My Best Yard Sale Tips To Make The Most Money!


Who doesn't like yard sales? It's such a great way to make some quick cash and get rid of clutter at the same time! (Besides, people routinely take stuff that's been left at the curb for FREE when it's intended for the garbage, so why not sell it?) But in my mind, preparing for a yard sale is a process ...if not an art. At my most recent yard sale, I made $1,013.00! Proof that if you take the time -- and price things right -- you can make a lot of money from a yard sale. … [Read more...]

Yard Sale Advice: What To Do With Leftover Garage Sale Items

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What if, at the end of the day, you're left with most of the items that you started with?... Don't get frustrated by the fact that most of your yard sale items didn't sell. It just means you either: a) had a lot of stuff! or... b) asked more for it than a typical yardsaler is willing to give or ...the most likely option c) you just didn't have the right shoppers come by your yard sale on this particular day … [Read more...]