Is your closet full of stuff you don’t wear anymore? Don’t let it collect dust. Here are 5 tips to clear out your cluttered closet and sell your items for cash.
Do you have a cluttered closet, full of clothes, shoes, and handbags you no longer wear or use? Does it make you a little sick to your stomach to think about how much money you spent on these items?
Keep reading to learn how you can actually make some cash by clearing out your cluttered closets. Making back some of the money you spent is definitely possible!
Check out your local area for consignment stores that will take clothes, shoes, and handbags. Some of them will buy them outright from you and then sell them.
Others will allow you to consign, where they display your items for a certain amount of time and give you a percentage of the sale price if you sell the item.
Name brand clothing and shoes in good condition sell much better. The clothing should be relatively recent and be in season. Designer handbags also will be a quick seller if they’re in good condition and are less than a few years old.
Lots of consignment websites have been popping up online. Consignment sites, like Joli Closet, allow you display your items for sale. Some sites focus on luxury items, like Joli Closet, and sell upscale handbags, clothing, shoes, and accessories for both men and women.
Other sites, like ThredUp, sell clothes for kids and adults from upscale retailers and department stores. Smartphones make it super easy to sell on these sites. Just take a few photos, upload your items, and in a few minutes, your items are displayed for sale.
Facebook BST Groups or Facebook Marketplace
Facebook has also made it easy to sell your unwanted items. Many local areas have buy, sell, trade (BST) sites devoted to certain items, like kids toys and clothing or furniture.
The Facebook Marketplace is another option for selling items that doesn’t require you to join any groups. Anyone with a Facebook account can access the marketplace and list their items.
The Facebook marketplace is full of a huge variety of items, so get to cleaning your other cluttered closets. Home decor, bedding, kitchen tools and appliances, you name it.
Ebay is another site that has everything. Collectible items, new items still with tags, hard-to-find clothing and handbags. You name it, eBay has it.
It’s also a great place to sell clothing, shoes, and handbags that are all in good shape of course. Follow these secrets for selling on eBay and pocket some extra cash.
The last way to make some cash from your cluttered closet is a good old fashioned garage sale.
Gather all of your unwanted items, clothing, shoes, household goods, toys, books, DVD, furniture. Anything that is lying around your house unused and unwanted. One person’s trash is another person’s treasure after all!
Use some of these tips and tricks to have a successful sale!
How Will You Address Your Cluttered Closet?
How will you sell those unwanted items? What will you spend that extra cash on? If you plan to use it to update and refresh your closet, check out our blog for some fashion and home suggestions.