Garage Sale 101

Safe Selling and Shopping in a Pandemic

Citywide garage sales during a pandemic will look a little different. Learn the expectations for sellers and shoppers during the pandemic. ...

The Last-Minute To-Do List

What are the last-minute task items you need to remember? Find a helpful handy list here. ...

Driving traffic to your sale through online promotion

The best sellers don’t rely solely on the citywide Master List to get the word out—they’re proactive, and take a few extra steps to get info about their sale out to the public. Why is ...

Getting rid of your unsold stuff

When your garage sale closes on Saturday, you'll need to figure out what to do with the stuff that didn't sell. Don't throw it away! There are many great options that don't add to the landfill. Take a ...

Laying out your garage sale

The best garage sale layout will help your sale feel organized and well thought-out. That kind of attention to detail will help shoppers realize that your merchandise has been equally well-cared-for. ...

How to price your stuff

It doesn't matter how organized your sale is, or how well-written your description—if you overprice your stuff, you won't sell squat. Here's how to price so your merch flies off the shelves. Er, ...

Writing a killer description

On citywide sales weekend, you're competing with many other sales for customers' attention. Shoppers have one way to know if your sale is one they want to stop at. That's why your sale description in ...

Awesome Garage Sale Signs

Here's what you need to know about garage sale signs in North Liberty for the citywide garage sales. ...

When should my sale be open?

Not sure when to have your garage sale open? I analyzed last year's list to find the peak hours on each day of citywide weekend. These are the best times to get large volumes of shoppers at your sale. ...