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6 Tips for Hosting a Successful Moving Sale

Moving sale with a multi-generational family shopping and smiling. Are you preparing to move and finding ways to cut costs? One option is to organize a moving sale! This might be a great way of earning some extra cash and disposing of some unneeded items at the same time. But how can you be confident that your moving sale will go through? You may have a successful moving sale if you follow the guidelines provided

Plan for your moving sale

Make sure you give yourself enough time to organize and carry out your relocation sale. If you are renting your home, you should get your landlord’s approval before organizing any large gatherings. You can expand the scope of your sale by asking others to participate. Surely, more is always better, right?

Spread the word and advertise

It is important to advertise your moving sale to be a success. Make sure that everyone who lives nearby knows about your moving sale by advertising it on social media, distributing flyers in public, or even creating an online ad listing it on websites like Craigslist. On the day of the sale, put up signs pointing in the direction of your location. If possible, use a brightly colored poster board to enhance visibility.

Have a variety of fair-priced items

Before the day of the sale, do a little digging to find out how much similar products are going for, and then decide on prices for your items. Overestimating the worth of your items might lead to a disappointing moving sale. You want to ensure that you receive a fair price and that your items will sell. If you want to draw in more customers, you need to sell more than just clothing and books. Generally, having a wider selection of items tends to bring in more buyers.

Prepare Your Space

Make sure customers won’t have to dodge each other as they peruse your items. Plus, having sufficient tables or racks on hand can help you showcase your items appropriately. To increase visibility, try placing everything near a sidewalk, at the end of your driveway, or in your yard. Holding your sale in a garage may sound like a good idea, but no one will stop to look at your wares if they can’t see them.

Accept Multiple Forms of Payment

Make sure you are ready to accept a variety of payment methods, such as credit cards and even digital payments via services like Venmo. Before the day of the sale, make sure you have adequate change and smaller bills withdrawn from the bank.

Clean Up Afterward

After the sale is over, you need a system in place for getting rid of any unsold items. Don’t hoard things you won’t use; instead, box them up and donate them to a charity. You may even arrange for heavy items to be lifted. Then, schedule the pick-up as far in advance as possible. Any items you want to retain or sell online should be packaged right away to prevent damage. Don’t leave your flyers and signages after the deal ends; remove them.


Following these suggestions can help you have a smoother moving sale!

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