When selling old and unused items, a normal course of action is for a person to have a garage or yard sale. They lay all their old stuff out, label it with some usually obscenely low price, and wait to get lowballed by neighbors looking for a bargain. At the end, that which wasn’t sold (usually more than half) is relegated to either the donation bin or the trash. And the profits are not typically all that great.
Well, there is a better way to do this. But it will require a little bit more work yet yield much better profit. Continue reading to see.
First, realize that not everything that you would like to sell is of any actual value. Sure, that old dress may be able to fetch a few bucks at a garage sale, but the actual odds of selling it are low. So I typically skip selling clothing unless I’m using a service for the reselling of old clothes (like Poshmark or something similar).
Next, take the electronic items (things like record players, television sets, etc.) and ensure they are working. Clean them up a bit and then list them online. You can usually get something for them. If you don’t want to go through the trouble of creating a listing, then try a pawn shop Davie based and see what you can get for your items.
Lastly, take any items of real value and definitely go through the trouble of creating a listing to sell it online. These will net you the biggest profits.
But be sure to check the value of most of your items before deciding upon their fate. You never know when you may have something quite valuable in your possession.