• Garage Sale Shopping Tips

    Best Weekends to Shop Garage Sales


    During the summertime, it's hard to find a weekend when there aren't a ton of garage sales going on in every neighborhood, especially in such a downturned economy.  However, if you don't want to go out every single weekend and would prefer to stick to one or two weeks out of the year, here are ...
  • Garage Sale Hosting Tips

    Ways to Tidy Your Lawn


    Making your lawn presentable for your shoppers -- who are essentially guests on your property -- is important, because your "store front" is going to help sell your items as much as the presentation of the items themselves. How do you normally keep your yard looking awesome? There are probably some ...
  • Garage Sale Shopping Tips

    Garage Sale Resources for the Budding Chef


    Learning to cook is a daunting enough process -- then throw in the fact that most kitchen equipment is rather expensive, and you may be turned off by the idea completely! However, if you are brand new to the kitchen and looking to self-teach your way to culinary delights, you may want to consider mi...
  • Garage Sale Hosting Tips

    Learning to Price Vaguely


    If all of your items are sorted and you're getting ready to start putting prices on your secondhand merchandise, you may want to consider not placing exact prices on some or even all of what you plan to sell. Instead of placing a sticker that says "$1" on that shirt, why not put "around $1" or some ...
  • Garage Sale Shopping Tips

    Reasons Not to Garage Sale This Weekend


    Although we're obviously all about garage sales, and think they're the most wonderful way you could buy things secondhand, there are times when it's better you don't pack up your spare change, restless children, and map of the neighborhood and head out for garage sales. Some of these may seem just t...
  • Auctions

    Tips For Shopping at Auctions Safely


    When you go to place a bid on an auction item, either in person or online, you want to know a few things about the item ahead of time.  One of these important pieces of information is where the item came from.  How did the seller obtain it?  What kind of user history has it experience...






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