The day before your garage sale, you need to get some money from the bank or an ATM so you can make change with shoppers who visit your yard sale. How much change should you get? And how do you organize all your money and keep it safe during the garage sale? All of your garage sale cash questions answered here!
Here, homeowners share a wide variety of ways to make money from your household items. See tips & tools for selling items on eBay, how to get started cleaning homes for a living, how to rent your house and become a landlord. Plus, home improvement projects that boost resale value and yard sale tips from homeowners who've had successful sales in the past (with tips for dealing with garage sale cash, change & money issues, pricing yard sale items, and advertising your yard sales).
I’ve had lots of great garage sales, but I recently had my most successful yard sale ever. I made over a thousand dollars! These are my best yard sale tips.
Wondering where you should post your yard sale online? I’ve had the best success with these 6 yard sale search websites & apps. Yard sale advertising tips!
I’m a Native American. Typically, what I see is that Native American collectibles are either priced too high… or too low. Usually that’s because the person selling them really doesn’t have a clue as to what they have, and they haven’t bothered to research the items’ history and worth. Here’s what you need to know to get a fair price for your collectibles.
Being a successful landlord will ultimately require that you understand both your responsibilities as a landlord as well as the rights of your renters. Here’s what you need to know before you rent out your house.
A yard sale is a great way to bring in some extra money… fast! Plus, it’s a great way to get rid of items that you don’t want or can’t use anymore. You never know when your junk may be someone else’s treasure. Here are 20 awesome tips for hosting a successful yard sale
What’s the best DIY home improvement project that costs least, increases a home’s value most and has the greatest return on investment? Answer: cleaning & decluttering! See what the other 11 are.
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 tips, plus some of the differences between working for a cleaning company vs being self-employed with your own cleaning service.
Never sold anything on eBay before? Have no fear… it’s easy to sell your first items in an eBay auction, thanks to these 2 great tools. Plus, lots of tips for selling on eBay from the pro’s — those who’ve made a lot of money doing it.
Preparing for a yard sale is definitely a PROCESS! I’ve had a dozen or so garage sales in my lifetime, and each time I fine-tune the things I’ve done in the past and make mental notes of the things I want to do and not do at my next yard sale. Here’s what I’ve learned… all my best garage sale tips!
Here are some great ideas for what to do with all of the unsold items at your yard sale or garage sale. Briefly: donate, sell online, give away for free, save for next garage sale, keep and enjoy. Some options: eBay, Freecycle, Craigslist, Goodwill, Salvation Army, or friends & relatives.
What can you do to call attention to your garage sale? Here are some unique things that you can do on-site at your yard sale to stand out from all the other yard sales in the area!
One of the best things you can do at your yard sale is to give away some items for free. And don’t be shy about making a big deal of it! I always offer free stuff at each of my garage sales. Here are some of the items I give away for free at yard sales…
Here are some ways you can go the extra mile to make your yard sale different from everyone else’s. Plus, these things will probably boost your sales too. Yard sale shoppers appreciate these special touches…
What to men typically buy at garage sales? What unusual bargains are women looking for? What about teens? Here are some yard sale trends that I’ve noticed. Perhaps you can use this information to your advantage at your next yard sale.
Here are some great tips for how to price yard sale items — both ahead of time, and on-site during your garage sale. Plus, how you can find the true value for any item, so you know how much to ask for your yard sale items.
When it comes to having a successful yard sale, you should always have a rain plan. Otherwise, if it rains, you’ve gone to a lot of work for nothing! So be sure to check the weather forecast. However, overcast days are often more successful than sunny, hot days!
In addition to neighborhood and directional signs which tell people how to FIND your yard sale, you’ll also want to hang a number of signs on-site at the yard sale itself. This will make it easier for people to find the prices AND locate similar items by ‘theme’. Here are some tips for making both types of yard sale signs — neighborhood & road signs, and price & description signs.
Here are the best ways to get the word out about your yard sale including: where to place yard sale advertisements and what to say in garage sale advertisements.
When it comes to neighborhood yard sales, I’ve always wondered if it’s better to take advantage of all the free advertising they do for you, or if you should take the time to write your own ads, hang your own signs, and pick your own date. Here’s what I’ve concluded….
Should you have your garage sale in the spring, summer, winter, or fall? Which months are best for yard sales? Which days are the best? What’s the best time to have a garage sale? The answers to these questions largely depend on where you live. Here’s the scoop…
I generally take about 2 months to leisurely put together everything I want to sell in my next yard sale. During this time, I’m also doing a bit of spring cleaning while purging all items we no longer wear or use. I tend to group items together by ‘theme’ and I start pricing items and printing out my signs at this point too. Here are some beginner tips for having a garage sale…