When folks believe yard sale they believe affordable, I understand. That is what brings folks out into the whole world in search of bargains. You will get a few really cool things at yard sales. One man's trash is another mans treasure. That is what they say is not it? Well here are a couple of thoughts you could utilize to create several additional dollars at you house yard sale.
You can likely advertise for free at your local grocery stores as well as on the posts around your neighborhood. At the grocery store you understand those cork boards the have hanging at the exits where you constantly see a whole lot of papers. Well it can hang there it will be seen by a folks on the way out of the shop. The posts around your local place folks will see as they drive by. Other location you'll be able to advertise for free in your yard sale is your local Craigslist online. If you do not mind paying you can advertise in your local newspaper. !
Preparing the night before is generally a very great idea because that way there is not lots of prep work to be done first thing in the morning. You get your have a fresh cup of coffee with out running about attempting to get everything prepared and set up.!
You do not have a garage to keep your things in the and in case your worried about burglars in the night afterward keep them at the ready organized right inside the door. There's nothing like 5 or 6 a.m. tired eyes running around attempting to set up and arrange a disorganized mess. It makes for a not so pleasant and very long day.
If you're able to induct one of friends and family to assist you see. You preparing before but it'll undoubtedly help or might simply be going through things. Four hands are better. Get you family involved. Your teenagers will most likely provide you with a hard time in the beginning but they'll come around. The small ones though they might have a couple problems getting rid of some of their items. When getting teenagers and little ones to aid cash is the strategy to use, I 've discovered. What they sell the keep, however they should allow you to go through and set the other things up first.
When individuals go out on a Saturday morning and star lawn thirsty and get hungry. It is almost always wise to for the morning to have java and baked great. For the day breakout that grill and throw on some burgers and hot dogs. Have some pop, lemonade and water in a cooler. Believe me occasionally particularly if i's a community yard sale individuals will come to your home simply to get some food! They get hungry with all that walking and shopping. !
Be sure to place a price tag on everything. I will not normally ask what the cost of something is unless I actually need it, when I go to a yard sale, flea market, or rummage sale. I am going to haggle if I believe the cost is set to high if I do not see a price tag on it, but I Will walk past it. Do not be to selfish either. Try and make the cost so that you or your customer is getting ripped off. Them or you do not need to change yourself.
Be sure to have change for totes as well as your customer's. Lots and a lot of bags. Now those reusable grocery bags are carried by many people with them but most folks do not so make sure you've totes for you customers. For those who have lots of glass wares be sure you have some paper also so you can wrap the items they buy up and protect it from damage. Recall have fun by it.
Posted on July 10, 2015 at 07:03 PM