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6 tips for a successful yard sale

6 tips for a successful yard sale
6 tips for a successful yard sale

Having a yard sale is a fun way to declutter your home while making a few bucks. But without proper planning, a lot can go wrong.

Maybe you'll fail to attract enough shoppers. Or, you may run out of change just as sales get hopping.

"If you have a well-organized yard sale, you'll probably have a better chance of selling your stuff," says Laura Leist, president of the National Association of Professional Organizers and founder of Eliminate Chaos, a professional organizing company based in Bellevue, Wash.

Leist and two other yard sale experts offer the following tips for making your yard sale a success.

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