Recommended Applications To Sell Items Before A Move

  • 08.10.2018
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Getting rid of the things you do not require any more can be helpful because:

  • Packing takes up a lot of time and energy, and the less you have to box up, the faster you can be done with this process.
  • It will also translate to having less to unpack.
  • The packing implements used, such as tape, bubble wrap, and packing paper will reduce therefore saving you cash.
  • Most movers charge according to the weight of the items, so the less you have to move the less money you will have to pay.
  • Having a sale for unwanted items is also a good way to get more cash that you can use to pay for something else.

Below is a list by Charlottetown Cross Province Movers of great apps that will assist you to sell all the clutter locally.

  1. Carousell

This works well, especially in community marketplaces. Using this app, one can take a photograph of what is being sold using their mobile phone and upload it immediately and put in any other info. Some of its advantages are:

  • One does not have to pay anything to use it.
  • It gives you an option to talk directly to possible shoppers.
  • There also a couple of interest groups such as school and neighborhood ones and make sales there.
  • There are some categories to pick from.
  • One can also share their post via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Carousell can be downloaded on both Android and iPhone.

  1. LetGo

LetGo has teamed up with Wallapop which has a different application and website for local auctions. A great characteristic of this site is that with the help of image recognition and artificial intelligence, it helps save on time by adding titles and tags to your items. One can also put up their stuff in different categories such as furniture, electronics, etc.

Popular magazines and newspapers have done features on LetGo, which means that it is pretty popular and reaches out to a wider audience. The other good thing about the app is that it is found on both Androids and iPhones.

  1. Offerup

This app runs on both the Android and iPhone and allows for local sales and purchases. It gives access to several categories while allowing you to instant message buyers and see if they are dependable. Even though it is free, it charges for premium packages such as getting your item to the top of the list or having it placed on plugs meant for special promotions.

  1. Cplus for Craiglist

Craigslist is one of the most popular online garage sale platforms, and it does not charge to list. One can put their object on the website or via CPlus for craigslist on Androids and iPhone. It also allows the person who is making the sale to:

  • Come up with a new classified ad to sell something from the application
  • Save the postings to a list of favorites
  • Add in notes to the post
  • Renew, edit or repost the ad

With the app, selling becomes a smooth process as it also sends notifications straight to whichever device you are on. According to most reviews, the CPlus for Craigslist is stress-free to maneuver than the website.

  1. Facebook

Facebook has created its local market where individuals can buy and sell stuff that has been used. The biggest plus with this is that the app has over one point five billion users which means that you will be able to reach out to a lot of people, who can also share the item to their friends if they are interested.

All one needs to do is input their location, post the item together with how much it is going for, a picture and a description, and you can get clients via zip code or general area. Just like the other apps listed here, Facebook can also be found on both Android and iPhone devices.

  1. Ebay

EBay is used by quite some people, but what is surprising is that most of them have no clue that it can be used to sell goods around a local area. All one needs to do is to check the “no-shipping-local pickup only” box when putting stuff up for sale.

The application has some pros such as its ability to reach some people since it is a well-known brand. One can also receive credit card payment via Pay Pal before the goods are collected, that way payment stress can be off your list. Nonetheless, there is a downside to this app because the seller gets charged a large sum.

The site can be reached online via a laptop, tablet or desktop, and also works on both Android and iPhone.

  1. Varagesale

VarageSale prides itself as an online garage sale and comes as a website and also an application that can be found on both Android and iPhone gadgets. It also has a five-star rating on iTunes. This platform is also very safe as it makes a point to verify people’s identities before any transactions can be carried out. There is also an option to check on other people’s ratings and response times which helps you pick the right person to sell to. Another great advantage is that selling on this platform comes at no cost.

Remember that it is not a guarantee that everything you put up for sale will be bought. For anything that is left behind, consider recycling or donating them, but do not carry the extra baggage with you when relocating.

We recommend you to read “Places To Donate Fixtures During A Move” and “Guidelines on How to Undertake the Organizing Process”.

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