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Do people ever have winter yard/garage sales????

I live in Illinois and I have a ton of stuff to have a yard/garage sale and I don't really want to keep it til flippin' may until I can unload this stuff (I need the extra money, so I really want to have a sale before it's donated).
Has anyone ever heard of sales in the winter?

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:45 PM on Feb. 7, 2011 in Money & Work

Answers (13)
  • Maybe in a closed garage. I'm in WI and I wouldn't go to an outside one

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 2:46 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • Craigs List... post it up?

    Answer by MommaClark3 at 2:47 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • I'm from cali, so i'm getting frustrated that I have to wait til spring. lol

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 2:48 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • I would try to put at least the more expensive stuff up on craigslist - it's worth a try. We have winter yard sales around here, but I'm in NC and sometimes on a mild weekend it's not all that cold.

    Answer by missanc at 2:48 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • Never heard of winter yard sales. But yeah, put it up on Craigslist, eBay or post ads in your local paper,

    Answer by mamaada at 2:48 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • if you have a basment or garage with heat. i have seen garage sales advertised in the paper in the winter and usually they are in the basement or garage.

    Answer by laura970 at 3:00 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • I have seen them in Illinois. Usually a few people get together and have them in a church room or K of C hall. You may have to rent the room, around here its about $40.

    Answer by ria7 at 3:14 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • That's a good idea ria7, thank you!

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 3:15 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • No, I just bag it all up and give it to Goodwill and then take the deduction.

    Answer by tasches at 7:48 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • I would try Craigslist or Ebay for now. Whatever you can't or don't want to do on there save for spring.

    Answer by redsoxmom09 at 12:01 AM on Feb. 8, 2011

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