Convert Clutter in to Cash: Methods and Ways
There are things in our house that could probably be better off in the hands of someone else that majority of us are hoarding. These items may be an old phone or an unwanted birthday present or an attic’s worth of inherited furniture. But, some serious hoarders are happy to sell half of their things and not miss half of them. You can do a bunch of things with these items such as throw them in the trash, recycle them or even give them away for free. But why not make some money out of them? You’ll never know that those items can become a couple of hundred pounds that you may spend somewhere else. For those people who are interested, here are some ways in which you can turn your clutter into cash.
Popular sites like Amazon to local buy and sell pages on Facebook are just some of the places to sell online. It will be a great way to broad the market by selling online but it just requires paying for packaging (unless you’re meeting the buyer in person). It is a must that some things have to have a proof of condition. For example I want to sell my iPad – a website or a buyer may ask to provide a photo of the gadget while turned on and working, before promising to buy it. A number of photos basically proves to a buyer that there aren’t any hidden faults.
Pawn shops is not a form of payment but a loan and you have the benefit that you can get the item back providing no-one buys it. There are some pawn shops that may offer you to sell the item permanently but it will have a lower cost than you can get elsewhere. This choice is a good choice as an emergency option, you just have to make sure that you just lend the items that you can afford to lose.
A yard sale can be possible by simply setting up a table outside your home with a sign saying “yard sale” so that you can attract passers-by and you can charge the price that you want without having to cost anything. A neighborhood that is busy will make this kind of selling work but before you make this you still have to check the law if it is allowed.
Flea markets are a chance to sell any rubbish you have in your household. Having a flea market will able you to set your own price and need not to worry about the quality however, you just have to pay for a rental stall so remember this and avoid any markets that charge a sales tax on top.
Auctions are just another way to make some money out of your pre-loved things. As it is possible that people may bid high for an item, you can get lucky. Antiques must be assessed first by an expert antique dealer and then visit an auction specialist.