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Yard Sales

Yard Sales

Crafts & Hobbies

Yard Sales are a great way to make extra money. They involve selling items you no longer need or want at a discounted price. You'll need to advertise and organize the event in advance. Have lots of change available and price items fairly. Be prepared to bargain with customers to make money.

Category:Crafts & Hobbies


It is possible to make $500-$1,000 per weekend from yard sales, depending on the items sold and location*. (Source:


Advertise: Let people know you're hosting a yard sale by posting flyers, advertise online, or tell your friends and family.

Price: Research prices of similar items in stores or online to determine what you can charge for your items.

Prepare: Organize and group items by category, price them with labels, and make sure they are clean and presentable.

Attract buyers: Offer refreshments, create an inviting atmosphere, and display items creatively.

Handle payments: Accept cash, checks, and cards as payment options.

⚠️Potential Risk

Limited inventory: It is difficult to find large quantities of items for sale.

Limited geographic reach: Yard sales are usually held in a specific area, meaning products cannot be sold to customers in other locations.

Risk of theft: People attending yard sales may try to steal items.

Limited duration: Yard sales only last for a short time, meaning sales opportunities are limited.

Competition: Other yard sales may offer products at a lower price than yours.

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