• Garage Sale Hosting Tips

    Basic Garage Sale Pricing Guide


    This is it -- Summer is over and Fall has begun!  You've sorted out all the closets, purged the garage, and ransacked the junk under your child's bed.  It's all sitting in a pile in your living room.  In economically hard times, turning your trash into cash is a great way to get some ...
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    A Sample Organization System


    It's overwhelming to start sorting through your belongings when preparing for a garage sale.  To keep from becoming beleaguered by the sheer vastness of your things, you may want to implement some sort of system to keep things moving or at least in place.  The following is a sample organiz...
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    Garage Sale Reselling


    Reselling items is a great way to make money off things others are more than happy to get rid of.  While you can, of course, peruse the free ads on craigslist for things you don't have pay for at all, but garage saling for your garage sale can be a really helpful way to bulk up your merchandise...
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    Bake Sale Tips


    "Bake sale" probably conjures up images of your childhood, when your class at school would hold a bake sale every time you needed a fundraiser.  Now, though, you can actually use a bake sale to make some money on the side for yourself.  This isn't a complete guide to how to host one of the...
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    How to get rid of everything


    Besides using up precious gas, a trip to the dump is never a pleasant experience.  After your garage sale is over, however, unless you were lucky and managed to sell everything, you're going to have to get rid of your leftover things somehow.  It may be that you have an excited relative wh...
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    Complete the Checklist


    Before you open up your garage sale for customers, there are quite a few things you should have accomplished.  Read over this, your hosting checklist, before you let the early birds in! Are all of your items priced?  Are you sure the prices are accurate? 2.     Do you ...
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    Some Special Displays


    Rows and rows of tables at a garage sale are a little boring, if not very useful for the host and helpful for the shopper.  But as a host, there might be items you'd like to display that need something a little more specialized than just another flat table.  Here are some special displays ...
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    Garage Sale Photobooth


    All right, so you've got everything set up for your garage sale photobooth -- you've practiced your technique, your battery's charged, your tripod is set up.  Now it's time to get down to the business side, since the creativity's down pat. How much should you charge for photos?  You have ...
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    Distinguish Fake Bills From Real One


     Although the amount of counterfeit bills in circulation is relatively small, garage sales are a perfect place for scammers to unload these illegal copies, as many hosts don't bother to check the bills for authenticity and will just issue change and finish out the transaction.  As a host, ...
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    Garage Sale On Unusual Hours


    For some people, the traditional 8-2 or 9-3 garage sale hours just aren't all that great.  Maybe you're a night owl, and can't stand the idea of moving around before noon.  Maybe you're a morning person, and working in the afternoon is daunting.  If you find one of these things to be ...






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