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Garage Sale question

We are planning on having a garage sale/moving in sale(instead of moving out sale) and I need some opinions on some things-- I have been pricing things and wanted your opinions on what you thought here are a list of items

Boys Short Sleeve Shirts; Shorts; Jeans; Khakis--50 cents each;

Boys Overalls; Sweat Shirts; Sweat Pants--1.00 each;

Boys Shoes 50 cents to 2.00 each;

Ladies Athletic Shoes(brand New) 5.00;

Boys Boots 50 cents to 2.00 each;

Ladies Short Sleeve Shirts, Shorts, Pull on Stretch Pants 2.00 each;

Ladies Sweaters 4.00 each;

Ladies Jeans 2.00 each;

Ladies Black American Outfitters Brand Leather Coat(brand new)150.00;

Ladies Ankle Length Formal Dress 75.00;

Ladies Tea Length Formal Dress 50.00;

Ladies Shoes 1.00 to 4.00 each;

Waffle Maker 5.00;

George Foreman Grill 15.00;

Sandwich Maker 5.00;

Dishes 25.00;

Small Toaster Oven 5.00;

Glass Flower Vases 2.00 each;

Stuffed Animals 25 to 50 cents each;

Infant Toys 50 cents each;

Children's Books 50 cents to 2.00 each;

Paperback chapter books 50 cents;

Table Lamps 10.00 each;

Misc Items 50 cents to 2.00 each.

Thanks ladies for your input

 
Christmaslver68

Asked by Christmaslver68 at 9:39 AM on Jul. 7, 2011 in Shopping

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  • I don't know about where you live, but here the everyday clothes don't sell too well, so you may want to come down on those, but if you are having a two day sale you can always come down the second day on what doesn't sell the first day. Also, if your sweats are outfits you might want to safety pin those together and sell them as a set. If you have them all spread on a table you are likely to end up with a bunch of bottoms with no tops at the end of the day. When you list your garage sale in the paper I would specify your big ticket items so that you draw in people looking for those things. Good luck with your sale! (c:

    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 9:48 AM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • I thought these were a little high:

    Ladies Black American Outfitters Brand Leather Coat(brand new)150.00;
    Ladies Ankle Length Formal Dress 75.00;
    Ladies Tea Length Formal Dress 50.00;

    These I would go the $10 ea or $15 for both.:

    Table Lamps 10.00 each; .

    Good luck mama!

    Dahis

    Answer by Dahis at 9:43 AM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • Your items seem to be priced really well. One thing though, the higher priced clothing rarely goes at garage sales. Although it's priced about right, most people are not looking for that stuff at garage sales. Can you take those items to a resale shop? You might do better for your money there. Also, that might be too high for the Foreman and the table lamps. I'm not big into lamps over 10.00 and if the Foreman is used, depending on the size, maybe around 5.00??
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 9:42 AM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • If you really want things to go- price low low low! Fireman grill $3-$5. Dishes $10. Where are you? I would love to cone by and buy up all your boys clothes!
    bloomsr

    Answer by bloomsr at 9:46 AM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • I am willing to negotiate on most items but others items there is a limit as to as low I will go and there are some that the prices I will not go as low as suggested. I live in Grand Rapids, Michigan and the sale is set for either next weekend or the following
    Christmaslver68

    Comment by Christmaslver68 (original poster) at 9:49 AM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • These prices are firm and I will post them online if they do not sell

    Ladies Black American Outfitters Brand Leather Coat(brand new)150.00;
    Ladies Ankle Length Formal Dress 75.00;
    Ladies Tea Length Formal Dress 50.00
    Christmaslver68

    Comment by Christmaslver68 (original poster) at 9:51 AM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • I thought they were a little high... I can go to good will and get name brand jeans for 1.50... a lamp for $5 and shoes for 3.50...
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:04 AM on Jul. 7, 2011