Get Ready for a Summer of Garage Sale Success


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Get Ready for a Summer of Garage Sale Success

Nothing builds community like a garage sale. Whether you call it a yard sale, a rummage sale, a fire sale or moving sale, these events bring the economy back to the local level. Aside from earning between $500 and $1000 in secondhand sales, these sales also keep items out of the landfills. Win-win.

The weather is right for de-cluttering and connecting with neighbors over secondhand toasters and television stands. We know what it takes to have a good super successful sale.

Interested in doing a major neighborhood-wide sale? We mapped out what it takes to turn it into a block-wide blowout. A multi-family sale will attract more foot traffic, good motivation for your fellow residents.

The key to a great garage sale is organization. These tips cover everything from making signage that works to the pull of the free pile—and how it all drives sales.

Don’t get overwhelmed by the task. Download the Krrb app and set the timer. It takes just 10 minutes to set up your garage sale.

The “want not, waste not” mentality dates back to the 1500’s. Bone up on your rummage sale history.

And to get you inspired, read about two women sharing stories of folks along the world’s longest garage sale trail.


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