One of the quickest ways to make some extra money is to sell unwanted items. You’ll want to choose a selling platform that’s best for what you’re selling. Luckily, we have a breakdown of all the best websites to sell your stuff.
While spring is a great time to refresh your living space, there’s never a wrong time to weed out items you no longer need. A great rule of thumb is to give your space a once-over every quarter. By using a critical lens more often, you can keep your space free of extra clutter and assess what’s no longer working before you’re completely sick of it (and more likely to curb it).
The question then becomes, what to do with items that you’re ready to bid adieu? We always recommending finding a way to sell or donate your items in effort to avoid landfills. Plus, that extra cash can go towards your next prized possession. And luckily, resale is bigger than ever, so you’ll find no shortage of reputable sites to sell through. Our picks for anything from clothing to furniture (hi) below!
Before you consider leaving your side table or nightstand on the street, consider selling it! On top of the cash bonus, you’re helping extend the item’s lifecycle, which helps reduce C02 emissions and saves trees, among other benefits.
AptDeco is the easiest way to sell your furniture. Unless you have something that needs appraisal, this is your one-stop-shop to get your furniture to a new home. Pickup, delivery & assembly are all handled by our white glove delivery service so you can literally sell your stuff without lifting a finger. Most Items sell in 10 days or less, while brand name items tend to be scooped up in 2–3 days.
Unless you’re new to buying/selling secondhand, you’re aware of the massive clothing resale market. If you’re over your favorite jacket or have a pair of shoes you never got around to wearing, someone else might be ready to scoop them up. The best part about selling clothing online? The return. You can make 50–60% of retail back if you’re item’s in good condition, which is about 5x more than you’d get at a local resale store.
One of the best things about investing in luxury is that (for the most part) it hold’s its value. That old Gucci bag you thought went out of style might be someone’s dream piece. Websites like TheRealReal (for clothing) and Chairish (for the highest end home goods) will appraise and authenticate your items, so you can get a fair return on your investment.