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Garage Sale Checklist

Follow these step-by-step instructions to plan a foolproof yard sale.

2 Weeks Before

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    Gather items to sell.

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    Pick a date and a time; experts suggest a Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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    Secure a permit if needed.

1 Week Before

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    Clean your stuff.

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    Categorize, price, and label items.

2 Days Before

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    Tweet and/or post on Facebook.

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    Hit the bank for small bills ($100 worth).

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    Give neighbors a heads-up.

The Morning of

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    Hang signs.

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    Set up your wares, music, and the cash station (allow 2 hours).

Go Time

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    Sell!

After

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    Donate unsold goods.

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    Remove signs.