Children grow so fast. One day you find yourself in the newborn aisle finding all sort of baby stuff, and before you blink your eyes you buying items for college. There are a great deal of clothes that are bought and hardly worn throughout all those years. However, you can save a great deal of money by recycling them and taking the money to use toward the purchase of new clothes. If you are unsure of how to sell your children’s clothes, here are some great tips on how to make some cash doing so.
It’s one of the longest running online auctions sites around. Baby far the best place to sell your children’s clothes is eBay. You only want to sell here if they are named brand. Name brand clothes go for a small mint on this site. You can sell shirt that are Nike, Under Armour, or Adidas for around $10 a piece. You can make enough money to quickly rebuild the wardrobe. When it comes to shoes, eBay is a great place for them too. Don’t bother trying to sell generic clothes on here, unless you have a large lot.
2. Online Yard Sales
Sure, you can set up a yard sale at your home and go through all that hassle, or you can just have an online yard sale. There are many yard sale sites online that allow you to either sell your items at a fixed price or you can auction them off. Some famous places to do these things is Craig’s List or the social site Facebook. Meet people in a public place and make the exchange, and you can rack up some serious cash.
3. Host a Parent Clothing Swap
Many communities allow several families to get together and do a clothing swap. You bring your items and set them up on the tables. You either sell them for a small amount or you swap clothes with another party. It’s a great way to get some awesome clothes that have hardly been worn. If you do it in your local community, you can get things that are related to school pride too. Send out a flyer and get as many families as you can to participate. The more you have involved, the more selection you will have.
Clothes are so expensive these days. Shoes seem to be the most expensive item on the list. No matter how many children you have, you need to be creative and make money from the clothes to buy new ones. No one can afford to just throw things away. At the very least donate your items to a charitable organization or thrift store who can re-purpose the items to other families in need.Tags: featured