Ready to move but have too much stuff? A moving sale will help you get rid of unwanted household items before the big day. Plus, you could make hundreds — or even thousands of dollars — in the process. Here’s are five practical tips for organizing a killer moving sale.
You won’t make any cash if nobody knows about your event. Take to social media and advertise your moving sale online to friends, family, and colleagues. Whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, get the word out.
Plan your event ahead of time. Go around your home and make a checklist of all the items you want to sell. Then, ask yourself the following questions:
Remember, some items will bring in more cash than others, including:
Sure, you’ve advertised your sale on social media, but yard signs are just as effective for raising awareness. Advertise your moving sale on a large sign and place it in your front yard a week before your event. Don’t forget to include the time of your sale!
This is the difficult part. Pricing your items can be tricky, so make sure you having a good costing strategy. Price your items too high, and they won’t sell. Price them too low, and you won’t make much of a profit.
The night before your moving sale, check the weather forecast. If it’s going to be dry, host your sale in your front yard. If it’s going to rain, you might need to entertain your guests inside your home. Want to know how to set up a moving sale? Follow the five tips above. As a result, you can maximize revenue and create a fun event that you and your neighbors will enjoy.