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.
Thinking of having a yard sale or garage sale, but not sure how to get started? This is the Ultimate Yard Sale Guide -- where homeowners are sharing the best tips from their most successful yard sales. These are tips you won't find anywhere else! See which days are best for a yard sale, simple ways to advertise your sale, which items sell the best at yard sales, how to display items you're selling (on tables, the lawn, in boxes, on ladders, from poles, and more), the easiest way to price items, how to make creative yard sale signs, what to do if you get rained out...even how to sell your house in a yard sale!
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!
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.
Here’s everything you need to know in order to make out like a bandit and find the best bargains at yard sales!
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
Here are our best garage & yard sale tips to help you find the best bargains at rock-bottom prices! Included are: the best free online yard sale map sites to help you plan your route, tips for finding the lowest prices on the best items, and how to haggle.
Last year I went to the World’s Longest Yard Sale for the first time. I carried a notebook 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.
The World’s Longest Yard Sale takes place each August and runs 654 miles along Highway 127 from Alabama to Kentucky. 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…
As a homeowner, you have to get creative about the ways you attempt to sell your home, since homes aren’t selling very fast on their own these days. Here are some creative ways to sell your house fast.
I finally found a creative use for all those little yard post signs left behind by lawn care companies! Use them as yard sale signs to show prices for large items at a garage sale, or next to groups of similar items like books, tools, toys, etc.
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…
Here are my favorite things to do before and during a yard sale that will inevitably boost your sales. The trick?… Get a little creative and think outside of the box!
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…