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How To Find Yard Sale Deals

How To Find Yard Sale Deals

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Everyone loves a bargain, which is why yard sales are so popular each summer. Yard sales are a great place to find clothing, toy, and electronic deals for your home, and can really help you get more bang for your buck. This yard sale season, make your buck go even further with these helpful shopping tips. Below you will find tips on how to find yard sale deals so you can really fill your trunk for less.


1. Shop early.
Yard sales typically start around 8 A.M. Leave your house around 7 A.M. so you can arrive to sales just as they are opening. This will help you to get first dibs on the items and score some bargains before someone else snatches them up.

2. Plan an attack route.
After seeing where the sales are in your local paper, plan an attack route. The idea is to have a string of 5-7 sales you can hit back to back. Covering the most ground in a short amount of time is the best way to find deals fast.

3. Carry plenty of small bills.
Carry lots of 5’s and 1’s so you can move quickly and not have to wait for change. Lost time is lost deals. Carry small bills so you can pay the exact amount quickly and be on your way to more deals. Carrying small bills also works in your favor when making an offer on something as you will have the exact cash ready.

4. Group items for a deal.
Group together your items and ask for a bulk price. For example, gather ten pairs of shoes at $2 each and ask if the seller will take $15 for all. This saves you $5 and helps the seller get rid of a great deal of inventory. It is a win/win situation!

5. Don’t be afraid to ask.
Don’t be afraid to ask for a better deal. Sellers often price items with room to haggle. Make a fair offer, typically 80%-90% of the asking price. Have the cash in hand to entice the seller to make a quick sale. Also, don’t be afraid to ask for a better deal if you notice an item is damaged or missing a part.

Give these tips a try and you are sure to get more bang for your yard sale buck.
Happy shopping!

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