How do you price your stuff to sell? Please post your price list for having a successful garage sale. Thanks!
I think that will vary by area. Maybe even within the same city. Of course quality is going to have a lot to do with price.
Toys should not be more then 5$ I dont care if you paid 20+. Its a GARAGE sale. Sell stuff on craigslist. I dont buy clothes or shoes at them but they should be 1$ Really you should have nothing over 20$ High priced things need to be on Craigslist. I went to a G/S a few weeks ago and saw a kinda beat up toddler bed for 150! One HUNDRED and FIFTY. I said are you kidding! There was another one where she was selling a toy set and she wanted 20! It was like bath toys. People need to realize its a garage sale. People wont pay alot.
We did all clothes .50. Big toys 2-5,little stuff .25-$1.00. Electronics $10 at most. Books were 0.25. Odds and ends just depended on what it was.
It seems that no matter what you have stuff priced for, people want to haggle over it. My mom had her business clothes (designer stuff in dry cleaner bags & in perfect condition) priced between $2-$5 & people still wanted to get everything for $1.00. She also had a suitcase (used once, in like new condition) priced at $0.25, and people haggled over that! It just amazes me. I have gotten to the point that I price things super low & if it doesn't sell it goes straight to a charity run thrift store-that way I don't get so stressed at people wanting me to take half off of everything they are buying! Oh, and just for your info: To say people are "Jewing you down" on price is highly offensive and racist. No, I am not Jewish, I am a Pentecostal/heterosexual white female, but I also don't say bad things are "so gay" or people of Mexican decent are "spics" and all of them are lazy, nor do I call African-Americans any of the MANY derogatory terms. It is time we all think before we speak & learn to accept people who are not exactly like us-that makes each of us unique and special!
Kid's clothes: 25¢ all the way up to $2 for nice outfits, $5 for formal dress clothes
Adult clothes: same as kid's clothes, maybe a little more for formal dress clothes
Shoes: 50¢/pair, and they're in good condition. Beat up shoes are free.
Small appliances: $2 to $5
Toys: depending on size/quality/condition - 10¢ to $20
Books: 10¢ for paperbacks, up to $1 for hardcover
Furniture: up to $50
Electronics: from $1 to $20
Dish sets: up to $20, depending on quality
Other odds & ends: 10¢ to $1, depending on what it is.
You'd be surprised what will sell at a garage sale. My dad routinely cleans out his stash and can sell "man stuff" for up to $100 per item!
This is very true. Scope out your local sales before pricing your own things.
Quoting Kelly913:I think that will vary by area. Maybe even within the same city. Of course quality is going to have a lot to do with price.
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