How To Hold A Garage Sale or Yard Sale In Brooklyn

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Declutter your  Brooklyn home and earn some cash :

Things To Do To Make Your Garage or Yard Sale A Success

1-   Get A Permit If Needed  – note ,  according to NYC Consumers Affairs  Department  , residents do not  need a vendors license if  “you sell items at a garage sale on private property”   For  more information visit Do I Need A Permit To Hold A  Garage Sale in Brooklyn   NYC Consumers  Affairs 

2- Schedule  the days and times  that will generate the most traffic  for example on the weekend or when your neighborhood will be holding a  community event such as a fair, movie night, family day events, etc …


3 – Advertise your event – Place ads in local neighborhood newspapers, web sites, church  boards,  community online calenders, Facebook etc..


4-  To reduce stress  Price and tag your items  a few days prior to the event  – use neon price stickers or  permanent markers


5 – Stock up on paper bags and newspapers to wrap sold items in


6 – Sort and display your items by category


7 – Make sure that you have single dollars  for change


8 –  On the day of the sale have a directiona l/ sale on your street corners  – If permitted   put out signs and posters  the day  prior to the event , make a note to take them down when you are finish  – Introduce your self to shoppers or wear  a tag identifying you and your helpers.


9 –  Be prepared for early birds – 


10 – Pets – Keep your pets indoors


11 – On hot days have  complementray bottles of  ice cold water

About Cadogan's Brooklyn Real Estate Blog

Michele Cadogan is a Brooklyn NY real estate professional . She makes the process of buying, renting and selling real estate in Brooklyn a good experience. A long time Flatbush Brooklyn resident, she has a tremendous appreciation of the borough, its great history and its diverse communities. With a degree in Political Science and Economics she brings a balance perspective to the your real estate experience. Truly a professional in a people oriented business. When looking for a real estate agent in Brooklyn to help you buy or sell a home in Brooklyn , call Michele. Michele Cadogan Fillmore Real Estate Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker 917-861-9166 Your Brooklyn Real Estate Professional
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