6 tips for a successful yard sale
Have enough change on hand
Have enough money to make proper change throughout the day. Thomas recommends having $75 in singles on hand.
Tolar says having too little cash in the till can sabotage yard sale success.
"If you don't have change, then the first person shows up with $50 and you're screwed for the rest of the day," Tolar says.
Put the money in a cash box you hide or in an apron you wear, Tolar says.
Offering snacks to customers -- donuts and coffee, bottled water and snacks for kids -- could help you make a little extra money, Thomas says.