It is a common misconception that only “poor” people or “bargain hunters” go to garage/yard sales, or that it’s the “poor” that even have them for that matter. Garage/yard sales not only help your customers save money by shopping gently loved items, they also let you make money for spending later!
It has been said over and over, “one mans trash is another mans treasure”. You can find unique items you can’t just pick up at the mall. Think about it, even when you do buy something brand new, the next day it will be considered “used telescopic bollards for sale“.
Garage/Yard sales are very popular in the military. That might have something to do with our mobile lifestyle, do you think? As we all know, all too well, the curtains from the house at one post may not fit the windows of the home at the next duty station. The pressed-wood desk you had purchased for your sons’ room definitely won’t make it through a move, and how many cookie sheets do you really need anyway?
Having a garage or yard sale is hard and exhausting work but they can be quite profitable. Here are a few tips to make your next sale a success!