20 Garage Sale Tools You’ll Need To Attract Buyers

SELLING YOUR STUFF IS COMPARABLE TO RUNNING A BUSINESS- EITHER YOU WANT TO MAKE MONEY OR YOU DON’T.   Local garage sales for 2017 are slowly popping up as Spring has finally arrived but you’ll find the end of May into June, July and August the biggest garage sale months of the year. Typically garage sales kick-off on the Victoria Day long weekend at the end of May when most people poke their heads out from inside closed doors. It’s as if it’s safe to come outside. For those eager sale seekers there are people who host a garage sale as soon as the birds start chirping at the end of March. Spring cleaning is in full-swing with windows opened to let the fresh air circulate through the musty wintered house. This is also the time homeowners and renters realize they have far too much stuff. Mrs. CBB and I decided that this summer we were going to hold our first CBB garage sale and get rid of stuff once and for all. I’m a firm believer that any time I’m out to make/save money that I treat whatever I’m doing like it’s a business. A garage sale is a […]

5 Easy Ways To Price and Sell Used Clothing: The Saturday Weekend Review #198

LOW COST FASHION FOR THE RIGHT PRICE   If second-hand shops can hike the price for the used clothing donations they receive then you should save yourself the trip, sell your own stuff and pocket some extra cash. Even the smart frugal shopper knows that some of the second-hand shops sell overpriced clothing so if you want to sell price your used clothing right! Not everyone wants to make money from their used clothing for various reasons but if you want to pocket some cash then don’t delay post a for sale ad today. That’s my radio jingle of the day, lol. Seriously though, for those of you who have sorted through your closets, dressers and boxes of old clothes you’ve been saving let me show you how to sell them for the best price. Pricing used clothing is like selling a house, it can sell quick or can spend some time on the market waiting for the right buyer. If you price your clothing too high then it likely won’t sell unless it’s a unique, limited or a hard-to find clothing item. Same with a house. Negotiations almost always come into play with all buyers but if they don’t […]

5 Garage Sale Staging Secrets To Help Sell Your Stuff Fast : The Saturday Weekend Review #168

PURGING STUFF FROM YOUR HOME IS ONLY PART OF THE PROCESS   Garage sale staging may not be a secret to seasoned sellers with years of experience under their belts but for the newbies these tips will help you rid of unwanted household weight fast. Many garage sale success tips that you will find online will explain to you how to use garage sale signs, how to price garage sale items, what you can and cannot sell but the one critical point that is missing is how to set up the garage sale so it’s an ideal selling ground. Heck, I’ve covered just about every one  of those topics over the years on the blog. Some of the best garage sale finds come from garage sales where the homeowner has taken the time to organize what they are selling by means of garage sale staging. This might sound odd to you but think about this for a second…when you sell your house or your car you want to make sure it is in pristine condition and is ready to sell. The same ideals can be applied to a garage sale. The S-Factor  One of the easiest parts of garage sale […]