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Best ways to sell your stuff Best ways to sell your stuff When to use auctions, consignment shops, Web sites, or yard sales to turn your unwanted things into needed cash Last reviewed: July 2009 Are your closets and cupboards bursting with possessions you no longer need? Tim Luke, an appraiser and auctioneer in Hobe Sound, Fla., who stars in HGTV's "Cash in the Attic," says, "From my travels around the country, I'm convinced that the average household has $1,000 to $2,000 of potential cash in stuff that they don't use." The key to successfully selling your castoffs, obviously enough, is finding the right market for them. So make room in a corner of your garage and fill it with the possessions that you want to unload. Yard sales Called garage sales, yard sales, or tag sales, some people adore this American institution. Best items to sell Yard-sale shoppers are likely to snap up clothing and small household goods at bargain prices. Don't underestimate the importance of "portable." The process Your cost Online sales

Sell Everything — What I Learned Today It was a dream opportunity. In March 2013, my co-founder and I agreed to join MetaLab. I would be joining as Director of Labs to head up a new product division. Before signing the deal, João (my co-founder in Obsorb) and I spent two months in Victoria. Once I knew I’d be joining MetaLab, I assumed I’d just pack up and take everything with me. With that shock, I started seriously playing with the idea of selling everything and buying new once I got there. The first few days back in St. This time, I would act on those feelings. “You are not your things.” “We buy things we don’t need with money we don’t have to impress people we don’t like.” - Tyler Durden, Fight Club Below are just a few of the benefits I discovered throughout the process. It’s cheaper than you think In Victoria, I bought new furniture — TV, couch, bed, kitchenware, etc — and still had cash left over from the sale of my old stuff. Style refresh Finding what’s important to you Less to worry about Nostalgia More space A few smiles

Sell Possessions Effectively Without Using eBay or Craigslist Selling a lot of things at once can be a daunting task, no matter how you choose to do it. Many like the yard sale route which always seems to be pretty effective. However, that option isn’t always available. Sometimes you don’t live in a prime location or it simply isn’t the season for yard sales. Yep — I created a blog dedicated to selling my possessions. eBay and Craigslist are both great for many different, specialized cases but they couldn’t handle everything I needed to sell. Here are some steps to help you set up your own: Decide what you want to sell as well as take photos of the items. That’s basically it. This is in no way a promotional stunt for my own blog so I won't be linking it here. Good luck with the digital yard sale! (2nd image: Flickr member CaptPiper licensed for use under Creative Commons.)

Top 10 Tricks for Turning Your Junk Into Money Some electronics are worth some money as scrap metal. Broken costume jewelry can be used by crafters. So it's not all junk!! one person's garbage/junk is often another's treasure. Your definition is not the one and only definition of junk. If you sell it online, it will cost more to ship it than you'll make off it. Yeah, I've been burned a few times for trying to sell off my 'junk' on various sites. Most of the stuff I have in my closet sells for quite a bit new though.

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