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Estate, Yard, Tag Sale Connection

Find and post estate sales, yard sales, tag sales, garage sales in your area.

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Latest Activity: Aug 16

 

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This group is a place to post announcements and photos  about upcoming estate, yard, tag sales. You can also share resources for finding sales in different regions. Feel free to offer tips about running, promoting and advertising sales.

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Discussion Forum

Help: How Do You Run A Sale In An Apartment?

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk Aug 26, 2014.

Not Your Ordinary Yard Sale + Living Estate Dispersal 7/25 & 7/26 2 Replies

Started by Das Bulli Haus. Last reply by Das Bulli Haus Jul 24, 2014.

Is salting ok at estate sales? 5 Replies

Started by Texas Junkin' Ladies. Last reply by Texas Junkin' Ladies Jun 18, 2014.

Americana Estate Auction, Ypsilanti MI TONIGHT 6/13/14 Schmidts Antiques

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk Jun 13, 2014.

Classic Country & Collectibles Estate Sale: Loudan, New Hampshire

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk Jun 13, 2014.

Estate Of The Late Anita J. Naudus RALEIGH NORTH CAROLINA

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk Jun 13, 2014.

Joppa Maryland Barn Sale

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk Jun 13, 2014.

Estate Sale Gallery of Signs: Is Your Sign in The Gallery Yet?

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk Jun 6, 2014.

10 Step Estate Sales Guide

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk Jun 6, 2014.

How To Run An Estate Sale

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk Jun 6, 2014.

Need advice on what term to use for my sale 2 Replies

Started by Lillian Dunbar. Last reply by Brenda G. May 4, 2014.

Why are shoppers so fussy these days? 3 Replies

Started by Lillian Dunbar. Last reply by Harmony Estate Sales Chicago Feb 17, 2014.

People want me to ship or deliver items 10 Replies

Started by Lillian Dunbar. Last reply by kathy park Nov 8, 2013.

One of my Picking Secrets: Yard Sale Shark 1 Reply

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk. Last reply by Kyle :-D Aug 24, 2013.

My Card Madam….Yard Sale Shark 1 Reply

Started by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk. Last reply by Kyle :-D Aug 24, 2013.

1967 Volkswagen Beetle Model 3 Replies

Started by Lillian Dunbar. Last reply by Charles CT QUALITY ANTIQUES Jun 23, 2013.

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Comment by Lillian Dunbar on April 21, 2013 at 10:42am

I've come to get the idea that any antique or collectible item has 3 values: 1) Intrinsic - what it's worth as scrap. 2) Book - just what it says, or for what a professional antique dealer would appraise it. 3) Market - the value for which you can realistically sell it.

Comment by Lillian Dunbar on April 18, 2013 at 3:25pm

There an antique show and sale in a few weeks in my area. More on the dates and time here:

http://www.fairgroundshows.com/

If the weather is good, I may throw some junk out on the front lawn and see if I get any "nibblers" from folks on their way to the show. Just a warm-up for "the biggie" on the weekend of May 18th when our town has scheduled its community-wide sale.

Comment by Craig Phillips / B & C Emporium on April 16, 2013 at 1:09pm

lillian as long as those are sold prices you are using for compairson some times it is a fishing price like how much can I ask for this ? customers always want a deal.

Comment by Lillian Dunbar on April 16, 2013 at 10:21am

I research what I can through etsy, ebay and local classifieds, the  get an average price, then cut that in half. This is the price I ask.

Comment by Craig Phillips / B & C Emporium on April 16, 2013 at 9:40am

lillian, people have been told be cheap you just want rid of this stuff,

I have people in my store every week make offers of less than 1/2 of the sticker, IE, I had 2 unique fruit jars not rare but unique had 12 each, gal picked them up and said would you take 10 for both I said no, she later picked them up and brought them to the counter and asked what would you take for them, I told her 11 each and she bought them 

Craig

Comment by Lillian Dunbar on April 16, 2013 at 9:16am

I had my first sale of the season this past weekend. I don't know what most people are looking for, but apparently it's something I don't have. People were stopping, but few bought, and almost everyone asked for a huge reduction in the asking price. However, I did sell a a dresser for $35 (full asking price) - that was the "big" item for the sale. And considering I made $62.50 all weekend, you can see I didn't sell much else.  The cold , damp weather may have put people off. I have some old wooden soap (Octagon) boxes my step-grandfather made over into tool boxes. I had them priced $30 each or both for $50 - one man offered me $5 for both! Needless to say I refused that generous offer. One woman wanted a solid metal patio set I have for $30, but said she only had $10 on her. This offer I also refused. One woman picked up an armload of small stuff. When I said $5 for everything, she just dumped it down on a table and walked out; didn't even bother to negotiate. It seemed nobody wanted to pay the asking price. My reply to these folks is that it's too early in the garage sale season to let things go for practically nothing and to come back in October and if I still have the item they want, I may be more inclined to bargain. I had several young guys stop and ask if I had guitars - that seems to be the hot item this year. Another woman just wanted wool blankets. Our community-wide sale is the weekend of May 18th. Hopefully the weather will improve by then and put people in a better buying mood.

Comment by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on April 13, 2013 at 10:47am
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Comment by Craig Phillips / B & C Emporium on March 6, 2013 at 1:37pm

never heard of the webstore.

Comment by violet brown on March 6, 2013 at 11:41am

Good morning.2 inches of snow here in Georgia and 27 degree.Charles i like webstore also. i have a store there as well as ebay.

Comment by vicki hufstetler on March 5, 2013 at 5:33pm

Hire a kid - teenager in your neighborhood - very unlikely he would get hurt and for a few bucks, most young guys are happy to help.

Even if someone were to get injured your home owners would cover it anyway - think your being to cautious dear! :)

 

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