Where to buy and what to buy for selling on ebay
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There are various forms of selling on ebay..
1. Clearing out personal stuff
For this page we'll be looking at No. 2 and look at what we can buy and where we can buy it from for maximum profit.
A lot of course depends upon how much time you want to put into it, but if you're living a more frugal life, you're probably wanting to supplement you income in the best way possible.
Buying at Jumble Sales
This mainly covers clothing and I will give you a story of a person I know who does this and is earning anything up to £100 per week. Read more at bottom of page.
Remember, don't buy for your own taste, think of others. A good market to go for are young females aged between 18 and 25 years old. This niche have the bug of buying cheap.
Buying at Charity Shops
Some have a moral issue with this. These shops are there to help Charities and by buying items to sell at a profit - are you not depriving those less well off?
I don't buy from them anymore but I believe that they set the price, not you. They are putting a price on something to sell it as quickly as possible for cash flow.
These are good places to buy bric-a-brac but go towards collectables rather than 'a nice pot' for example.
Buying at Boot Fairs
Boot Fairs have changed a lot over the years, more and more professional sellers attend.
I believe that to buy at Boot Fairs you need to be searching for specifics. Books, Videos and DVD's etc. just don't sell well anymore, so stay clear of that market.
Earning £100 a week
To earn up to £100 per week from buying to sell on ebay, my friend centres on Jumble Sales.
On average she will just buy around 10 - 12 items per week, come home, look them over, take a picture and load them up on to ebay.
Sure it's some and some, but on various things she's purchased for 20p., she's sold them for £15 and more!
She could do more if she wanted. All in all, Saturday, going to the Sale and putting them up for Sale takes around four hours.
One thing she does emphasise is not buying to your taste. Only a few weeks ago she sold a pair of Jeans with holes in them (shown on photo) for £25.
That's the secret, get your market right and there's money to be made.
Eyes peeled for bargains at Jumble Sales and Boot Fairs
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