Garage sales are a great way to pare down your excess stuff and make some quick cash in the process. However, you can make more money with a few little tricks. For example, consider not pricing your items to get more cash for them.
Lynda Hammond of GarageSaleGal tells the Today.com:
A lot of times you will get more money if you don’t price stuff. Maybe you have an old chef’s cookie jar you’ve always hated and would take a buck for it. But, maybe the buyer has been looking for that and would name a higher price.
This tip surprised me. I’d assume that people would be less willing to buy an item if it didn’t have a price tag. But Hammond makes a good point, and for bigger ticket items, this might give the buyer a chance to throw out the first number. Also, I’ve never been great at garage sales.
For more selling tips, check out the full post below.
Show me the money! 11 ways to make more cash at your next garage sale | Today.com
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Make More Money at Garage Sales by Not Pricing Items