14 Jul 2017

4 Tips For Throwing A Successful Garage Sale

One of the most culturally universal events throughout North America is the garage sale. Garage sales are synonymous with both junk and hidden gems. Everyone has, at some time in their life, driven past a sign on a telephone pole for a garage sale, seen an advertisement in the local paper, or even attended one in person. If you have never thrown a garage sale before, or have tried and not gotten the results you were hoping for, below are some tips for throwing a successful one. Start by making the unemotional decisions One of the major risks of a garage sale is that you will get rid of something that you will later regret having sold. The best way to avoid doing this is to focus on those things that you know you won’t regret selling. This includes old books, magazines, and CD’s that have been lying around in boxes for ever, or gifts you have been given that…

28 Mar 2016

Spring has sprung and it’s time to declutter! A garage sale is a fun, and even profitable way to clear your house out of items you no longer need or use. It’s also a great way to meet neighbours, and perhaps make someone’s day. Remember, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” ! Use these tips to ensure your garage sale is a big success! Pick the Right Date Garage sales traditionally fall on a Saturday or Sunday. You may also want to coordinate with your neighbours and throw a street sale, which will draw more traffic to the area and can also be a fun neighbourhood event. Advertise When it comes to throwing a successful garage sale, advertising is…

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