Whether you are faced with an exciting house move, have discovered that your belongings no longer fit in your apartment or simply want to get organised with a comprehensive spring clean, there comes a time in everyone’s life when you can see the sense of getting rid of your unused or unwanted belongings. If you find yourself in this exact situation, it may help to know that you can actually make some money from your spring-cleaning by selling your unwanted items online.
If you like the idea of making some money and clearing some space at the same time, there are actually a few different approaches you could take. Online auction sites have become very popular over the last few years and can be a great way to make some money on items that still have a good life left in them. However, with auction sites you do need to be prepared to put in some effort, setting up accounts, photographing and describing each of your items and interacting with customers who may want to purchase from you. You will also have to wait for items to sell, usually a week or ten days in most cases. Alternatively, you could list your belongings on an online classifieds site. However, you may not like the idea of posting your contact details or having the inconvenience of potential buyers arranging to view the items before a sale.
If you want to make some money but don’t want the hassles of auction sites or classified listings, the latest sites that simply purchase all your unwanted items straight from you could be one of the best places to sell stuff online. These sites, often specialising in a number of second hand items, from old CDs to used cars, give you the simplicity of selling all your items in one place, quickly and efficiently. If you have a selection of items, it may help to choose an online buyer that takes a variety of products, rather than specialising in one area, so you can have the ease of sending all your unwanted belongings at once, to one single place.
Selling your items is very easy. Simply use your computer webcam or mobile phone camera as a scanner, or just enter the bar code of your chosen items into the online valuation tool. From there you will get an instant quote on your belongings and once happy, you can send all the items to your company via the post office or often by a free courier service. Once your items have been received and checked you will receive your payment, either by cheque, bank transfer, e-vouchers or as a charity donation.
With all your unwanted belongings gone, you can concentrate on making the most of the new space in your home, with the added benefit of some extra cash in your pocket!