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...]

Top 14 Yard Sale Shopping Tips To Score The Best Garage Sale Deals


It's that time of year again when those of us who love to find good deals hit the yard sale circuit. Thrift stores and yard sales are 2 of my all-time favorite summer pastimes. Who doesn't love a bargain, right? That's one of the coolest things about yard sales is finding those really great bargains! There is definitely an art to being a yard sale shopper and being able to spot the best garage sale deals. Here are 14 ways to find the absolute best yard sale deals... … [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...]

Yard Sale Shopping 101: Tips For Finding Garage & Yard Sale Bargains


Yard sale season will soon be in full-swing. As people declutter their homes and do some spring cleaning, they will begin gathering their unwanted items to sell at garage sales and yard sales. Typically, yard sales take place from early spring until mid-fall. Unless you happen to live in an area of the country where it's warm year-round -- in which case, yard sales take place all year long. (Lucky you!) There are a lot of bargains to be had by shopping at yard sales. Here are our … [Read more...]

World’s Longest Yard Sale On Highway 127: A Review

Last year we attended the World's Longest Yard Sale for the first time. I carried a notebook with me in the car and took notes along the way, just so I could put together a review that might be helpful for those wanting to get a feel for what it's like to actually be on the World's Longest Yard Sale route. I looked all over the Internet last summer before we went, and couldn't find anything that I personally felt gave much info about what it was really like to attend the World's Longest Yard … [Read more...]

Biggest And Best Yard Sales In America


If you like yards sales, then it's likely that you are already aware of the World's Longest Yard Sale which takes place each August. This sale runs 654 miles from Gadsen Alabama through Covington Kentucky along Highway 127. However, the "world's largest" yard sale isn't the only really big, really cool yard sale in America! Here are some of the best and biggest yard sales across the country... … [Read more...]

5 Creative Ways To Sell Your House Fast


It’s no surprise that it is hard to sell a home these days.  Even in the best areas, homes can sit on the market for months and even years.  While this is great for home buyers because they have their pick of homes, home sellers need to work extra hard to make a sale.  The longer a house is on the market, the more it costs the seller: You might lose out on your own home buying opportunities.  Or you could lose more money … [Read more...]

Another Use For Yard Sticks From Lawn Care Professionals


Finally... I thought of a creative use for all those little yard post signs left behind by lawn care companies!   Last week, the lawn care guy came by and sprayed our lawn. (A company called Second Nature does this 4 times a year for us. We love it because we no longer have any weeds!) After he left, I went out to retrieve the little "we sprayed your lawn today" sign that he always leaves in the front yard. When, all of a sudden, I got a brainstorm: These would make great … [Read more...]