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Yard Sale Tips

1. Start Up:

Give yourself plenty of time to prepare your sale.

2. What to sell:

Antiques; Collectibles; Household Items; Knick-Knacks; Small Appliances;
Jewelry; Tools; baby items; and clean clothing.

3. Don't Sell:

Drugs; medications, unsafe baby items
(Check with Consumer Protection Agency, web site: for recalled items.)

4. Collecting Items:

Gather items from all areas of your property, clean items sell better.

5. Partnered Sale:

When more than one seller is involved, use separate color price stickers for each seller or initial stickers.

6. Signs (Bright Yellow Poster Board):

List your address on all signs, in large black lettering , Place signs, visible from both directions,
so buyers have plenty of time to stop safely.

7. Be Sure to:

Have all items priced reasonably.
Have plenty of change.
Have paper, pencil & calculator.
Have plenty of shopping bags.
Guard the pay table and remove built-up cash to a safe place.
Be ready to start early

8. After the Sale:

Remove all signs from street.
Unsold items are a tax deduction if you donate them to charity.
keep receipts for donated items.