3 Tips for Shopping the ‘World’s Largest Yard Sale’
The World's Largest Yard Sale is this weekend at the Herkimer County Fairgrounds, and we want you to successfully score lots of bargains so we're offering you 3 tips...free of charge.
Last year nearly 3000 shoppers made out like bandits at the World's Largest Yard Sale. Some of them made out better than others, and they there was a secret to their success.
Set Your Alarm
Not only does the early bird get the worm, but he also gobbles up the bigger treasure. "If you snooze, you lose" is a played out cliche, but it certainly holds true when it comes to garage, and yard sale shopping. Gates open at 8am sharp this weekend so arrive early and save big.
Some of us may not be the best negotiators, but when it comes to landing that big item for a small price, we can't be afraid to haggle a little bit. Most seasoned yard sale goers know that this is the key to bargain shopping. According to Popular Mechanics. com:
Most sellers price their items high knowing that they will be talked down, so never pay sticker price. Remember the magic phrase: "What's your best price on this?" Right away you are opening a dialogue for negotiation.
Thanks to today's technology, we have the capability of finding out anything, simply by searching them on Google. Use the Google tool to type in model numbers and brand names to ensure you're getting the best bottom line price.
Last year, 170 vendors came out to turn their unwanted items into cash. We look forward to seeing you Saturday. Happy Shopping!
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