Nancy O'Herron - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage | Winchester, MA Real Estate


If you plan to sell your house and need to declutter quickly, hosting a yard sale may prove to be ideal.

Ultimately, a yard sale enables you to get rid of excess items and earn extra cash at the same time. It also may help you connect with neighbors and lay the groundwork for long-lasting friendships.

When it comes to hosting a yard sale, it is important to sell the right items to the right buyers. By doing so, you can increase your chances of transforming an ordinary yard sale into a successful one.

Now, let's take a look at three items to sell during your yard sale:

1. Clothing

If you're moving from a warm-weather climate to a cold region – or vice-versa – you should sell clothing that you no longer need.

Wash any clothes that you plan to sell as part of your yard sale. This will ensure all clothes are stain-free.

Furthermore, consider the buyer's perspective as you determine which clothing to sell. And if you find that some of your t-shirts, turtlenecks and other clothes are faded or ripped, you may want to dispose of these items altogether.

2. Electronics

TVs, video game consoles and other electronics often prove to be popular yard sale purchases. As such, if you have excess electronics, you should sell these items at your yard sale.

If you plan to sell an old desktop or laptop computer, make sure to clear the hard drive. This helps eliminate potential cybersecurity headaches down the line.

Also, test any electronics to ensure they work properly. If electronics are battery-operated, install batteries to make it easy for yard sale shoppers to test these items. Or, if electronics require an electrical outlet, set up a power source that allows potential buyers to try these electronics.

3. Appliances

If you are moving to a new house that already has a refrigerator, washer, dryer and other appliances, a yard sale provides an excellent opportunity to sell your current appliances.

Be realistic when you set prices for your home appliances. Check out the prices of brand-new and used appliances, and you can establish a price range for your appliances based on their age and condition.

In addition, don't hesitate to negotiate with buyers on appliance prices. Because if you fail to sell your appliances at your yard sale, you may be forced to move these big, heavy items on your own.

Those who understand which items to sell at a yard sale should have no trouble stirring up plenty of interest in any yard sale, at any time.

Lastly, if you want extra help as you plan for a yard sale, a real estate agent can offer expert assistance. This housing market professional can provide home decluttering tips to ensure you can sell the right items during your yard sale.

Start planning for a yard sale today, and you can move one step closer to decluttering and selling your house.



46 Emerson Road, Winchester, MA 01890

Single-Family

$1,159,000
Price

12
Rooms
5
Beds
3
Baths
Mid-Century Modern---AMAZING SPACE! Discover the difference in this beautifully appointed multi-level home located on a gorgeous street in Winchester's Westside. Totally updated throughout, move right in and enjoy the versatile open floor plan, Cathedral ceilings, hardwood floors, newer windows and state-of-the-art mechanical systems. The lower level features a bedroom with full bath---perfect for house guests or live-in Nanny. In addition, there is also an over-sized family room and media room for home entertainment. Located on a corner lot, the back yard has two brick patios and a putting green plus ample space for children's playground equipment. Just a short distance to the local Ambrose School, shopping, and major commuting routes, the location couldn't be better. Move right in and relax---this home is waiting for you!
Open House
Sunday
August 20 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Looking for the family who loves Mid-Century Modern! Great feeling of open space and versatile floor plan! 5 bds., 3 full baths., 2 car garage and large media room! Lovely back yard! Not a drive-by!
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$1,050,000
Price

10
Rooms
5
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
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Spacious and gracious! This lovely home is located on a beautiful lot in the Vinson-Owen School District. The main level features good sized rooms with hardwood floors in each room, including the kitchen. Adjacent to the dining-room is a screened porch for alfresco dining and relaxing. A large, comfortable family room with fireplace is on the lower level along with an office which can also be used as a bedroom. Enjoy outdoor living and gardening in the gorgeous, manicured back yard or from the front, seasonal views of the Boston skyline. This is a very attractive, well planned split level home in an amazing, tranquil setting!
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Saturday
August 19 at 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
First open house---large split level home on a beautiful lot. Space galore in a tranquil setting. Entire main level features hardwood floors. Room for the whole family!
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