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                Tips on Garage Sale Hunting


Check garage sale ads for your personal interests / preferences and those are the sales you should go to first.

Draw out a map of the area you’re interested in and mark them #1, #2, #3 etc. [save time, money and driving around]

If you’re into antiques, go to the older, well established areas.

Always have small bills and change.

Start early.... {The early bird gets the worm}

Group all your interested items together and ask if you can get a better deal, chances are you will and save $$

Never be afraid to ask if they have other items of your interest that they forgot to bring out of the attic.

And for you killer garage sale connoisseur ....Bring boxes, newspaper to wrap your treasures.

Dress appropriately for the weather.


                                 [Enjoy the hunt]

              It almost here !!!!         at least in Canada



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Comment by dave wettlaufer on November 9, 2016 at 7:32am

Yes … If you take garage saleing serious, that is one of the gospel rules … sadly to say,  up here in the cold country, its ov-vvver.

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on November 8, 2016 at 10:56pm

I made this up a couple years ago and used it as my avatar.

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on October 27, 2016 at 3:08am

I went to a rural yard sale but got lost. I stopped and spoke to a lady in the vicinity and she showed me where the sale was but by then it was picked over.  I thanked her and as I was leaving she mentioned she was having a yard sale the next day and if I wanted I could look at her items. What the heck, 24 hours early!  I  bought a whole bunch of goodies.  Yessir, the early bird gets the worm.

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