Top Tips for Throwing a Successful Yard Sale

Throw the best yard sale in the neighborhood with these clever tips.

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The Price Is Right

Decide how you'll price things beforehand, and use color-coded stickers to make it easier to keep track of different-priced items.  

Be realistic about what people will pay at a yard sale. "If you paid $80 for something, you'd better start out selling it for $40," says Barry. "The primary goal is to get rid of it."

Think Like a Merchandiser

Make a great first impression with a sale that's well laid out and attractive.

"People will value your things a little more if they see you're putting your time and effort into your sale," says Jennifer Jones of I Heart Organizing.

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