Are you looking for a fast way to make money? If you are in need of quick cash, consider selling your stuff on Craigslist. Craigslist offers you the opportunity to sell your stuff for free to people in your local community. This makes it ideal for selling all types of things especially large items that would be very complicated and costly to ship. You may be wondering what you can sell on Craigslist…well, pretty much everything! You can sell everything from appliances to motorcycles.
When I was looking for a fast way to make money I decided to sell a bedroom set. I was amazed at how easy it was. I simply snapped a few pictures, uploaded them and then wrote a brief description and within hours I was being contacted by prospective buyers. Over a few days I finalized pricing and delivery arrangements with the winning buyer. Voila! My bedroom set was sold!
In case you are not convinced that Craigslist is the best place to sell your unwanted stuff for quick cash, here are a few of the reasons why you should consider Craigslist.
It is Easy. If you can take a few pictures and upload them, you are well on your way. Then write a brief description of what you are selling along with the price you are asking for it and any other special considerations, like the condition of the item and your post is done.
It is Fast. After you have posted your item, interested buyers can start to contact you immediately. If you have more than one interested buyer, you can have them bid against each other to obtain the best deal. When negotiating, remember to finalize all important aspects including delivery of the item. If the buyer is willing to pick the item up, you may decide to take less for the item because you would not have the hassle of shipping or dropping off the item to the buyer.
It is Free. This is one of my favorite characteristics of Craigslist. The site does not take a profit from you like competitor sites such as ebay. You do not pay a fee to post the item nor do you pay a portion of the selling price to the site. Why pay the site a profit when you do all the work?
Next time you are looking for a fast way to make money, start by taking inventory of your house to see if you have any items of value you would be willing to part with that could earn you some fast cash. Do not underestimate your old items. They may be just what your neighbor is looking for.
ABOUT: Kelli Bhattacharjee has over 8 years experience in the investment and financial services industry. Today she is proud to be her family’s CFO (Chief Financial Officer) and offer her expertise and experiences to her readers. She is the creator of this website, which strives to provide valuable money and savings help to other family CFOs.