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Old 07-07-2009, 08:11 AM   #1
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What types of items sell good on Craigslist?

We are having a garage sale in a month and I am wondering if I should put anything on Craigslist now to see if it sells.

What types of things have you sold on Craigslist?

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Old 07-07-2009, 09:15 AM   #2
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Re: What types of items sell good on Craigslist?

what sold best for me was certain baby items, furniture and some clothes it just really depends on what people are looking for.
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Old 07-07-2009, 09:59 AM   #3
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I would try and sell anything that you hope to get at least $10 for at the yard sale. Bigger baby toys, strollers, collections of kids toys like Little People, video games or systems. If you think it'll sell on CL then give it a try. You are out nothing except a little time if it doesn't sell.
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Old 07-07-2009, 11:05 AM   #4
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Re: What types of items sell good on Craigslist?

My craigslist hasn't been that good to me and I usually price things much lower than other people because I generally just want it gone.

But then again I get a lot of people interested but they want me to deliver, or they just never show. I don't feel comfortable going to someone else's house but I will meet them.

For baby items, clothes and toys usually don't sell very well IMO. Just the bigger items are usually what I see go on craigslist.

I was able to get rid of the posies when I switched to cloth on craigslist.

Household items I haven't been successful at.

My husbands cousin told me car stuff (wheels, rims, etc). He has sold very quickly on craigslist.
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Old 07-07-2009, 01:26 PM   #5
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Re: What types of items sell good on Craigslist?

I sold my baby carriers, a dog crate, big toy items, nursing supplies, bumbo etc. and did WAY better than what things went for at our yard sale.
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Old 07-07-2009, 02:11 PM   #6
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Re: What types of items sell good on Craigslist?

baby items, furniture, and kids stuff
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Baby stuff and kids stuff. Some furniture and electronics. I find you have to price at about 30 - 50% of purchase price (depending upon age) for it to move quickly. I am always surprised how quickly some things sell. I am about to put up a ton of toddler bedroom furniture so I hope it moves quickly as well.
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I've bought larger baby items (exersaucer, jumperoo), larger baby toys, furniture and a dog crate. Smaller trinkity stuff I always pass by and would think it would do better at a garage sale. My reasoning is that I would have to make a special trip to someone's house so the value I am saving has to be worth my time and gas to make that trip. I have sold a 60 piece place setting of silverware and have had no luck selling outdated light fixtures (go figure ).
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large lots of children's books sell for me within 24 hrs every time

like 100 books for $25
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