Would you like to be able to go on a vacation, pay off debt, build up your savings, or plan for a large expense but your bank account says otherwise? You’d be surprised at the things you can sell when you are in need of some quick cash. If you have any of these items lying around your house collecting dust, I encourage you to put them up for sale today. Here are the Top 10 Things You Can Sell For Quick Cash.
Top 10 Things You Can Sell For Quick Cash
Whenever I need some quick cash, the first thing I always try to sell is extra household furniture. People are constantly looking for couches, kitchen tables, and dressers. As long as you list the piece you are selling for a reasonable price, and it is clean and in good condition, it will sell quickly.
A few summers ago, I was on the hunt for a used patio set. I trolled the local Facebook for sale pages and staked out yard sales, but I came up empty-handed. Why? Because as soon as someone listed a patio set or put one out at their garage sale, someone else snatched it up within minutes.
The same goes for lawnmowers, weed whackers, and garden tools. These items never linger on the used market for long.
I’ve never had much luck trying to sell jewelry via yard sales and Facebook groups. On the other hand, I’ve never had pawn shop or gold dealer fail to offer me a fair price for my broken/unwanted jewelry.
4. Home Decor
Lamps, throws, decorative pillows, framed art, knick knacks, bathroom decor, the list of home accessories you can sell on the used market is only limited by your imagination.
I like to group items by color or room and sell them as a set rather than try to sell pieces individually.
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If you can find the right buyer, you should be able to move your antiques quite quickly. Many people prefer to furnish their homes with antique items because of their timeless style and durability.
6. Pet Supplies
From crates to collars, there is a large demand for used pet supplies. Years ago, when we purchased a house on some property in the country, the previous owners left behind items they had used to care for their livestock. We didn’t plan on owning livestock, so we immediately posted the unneeded supplies on the electronic bulletin board where my husband worked. People came from far and wide to purchase things like rusty stock tanks, used fencing, and feeders. Within a week, our land was cleared and our wallets were full.
Top 10 Things you can sell for quick cash
If I had a dollar for every time someone posted “Wanted: Used iPhone”, I would be a very rich person. Seriously, people are always losing or breaking their phones before they have reached the end of their contract. As a result, they start scouring eBay and Facebook groups looking for a cheap used phone to tide them over until they are able to upgrade.
Used tablets, Kindles, and camera equipment also sell like hotcakes.
Do you have a collection of comic books, stamps, or sports memorabilia lying around collecting dust?
There’s no time like to present to get them sold. Do your research and find out how much the items are worth before listing them for sale. You should also include a link to your pricing source for potential buyers.
I know, I know, it’s hard to part with guns. If, however, an emergency has come up and you need to earn some quick cash, selling your guns may be your only option.
Be sure to follow local ordinances when listing any weapons for sale and do a background check on any potential buyers as well.
Selling used textbooks, educational card/board games, and homeschool curricula are all no-brainers when it comes to earning some fast cash. In fact, whenever I am looking to declutter and build up my savings account, after selling any extra furniture, excess educational items are always the next things I round up.
I’ve always had good luck selling educational items quickly on eBay.
Consider having a yard sale if you find enough things you can sell for quick cash
If you can gather up a bunch of the items listed here, go ahead and have a yard sale. A couple of day’s worth of work will net you a couple hundred dollars or more. If you’ve never had a yard sale before, make sure you read my post on how to have a successful yard sale before you begin.
With these tips, you will be able to pad your bank account while decluttering your home. I consider that a win-win situation!
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