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As a mom, you know that the chore of cleaning and organizing the house often falls on your shoulders. Sure, your husband might help from time to time and the kids might even pitch in but usually, if you are like me, they just get in the way of my flow. Since you are the one that knows what you have and what you need it is easy for you to clean, organize and get rid of unused household items! What if there was a way to make money from those unused items like the kazillion stuffed animals in the playroom? Too good to be true? I think not! Check out these 3 Ways to Make Easy Money Cleaning Your House and put some money back in your wallet ladies!
Talk about going old school but there are times when the way your parents did things still works today. Having a good old-fashioned garage sale is the cheapest and easiest way to sell the things that have accumulated in your home. All you need to do is set up a few tables, get some price tags and put up signs around the neighborhood to let everyone know about the big event. Maybe you’ve been thinking “how can I sell my junk car for top dollar?” or “what am I gonna do with this old desk?” By selling it at your garage sale hopefully you can get rid of it and make some easy cash from people in your area.
Another way to make easy money cleaning your house is to sell things online at sites such as eBay or Craigslist. They have truly made it easy to reach buyers almost anywhere in the world. All you need to do is list your items, wait for someone to buy them and then ship the items off to the new owner. You’ll need to go through eBay’s process for getting qualified as a seller but that’s the easy part. There are dozens of other sites too where you can list what you have for sale by just uploading a good picture and description. Do your research on what to charge for your items and don’t underestimate the importance of an excellent seller rating.
You might think that auctions are only for high priced antiques or fantasy art but they have been known to make their money by selling items you have around the house. Sure, it might help if these items were antiques or have a story attached to them, but you will never know if you don’t try. One thing to remember with auction houses is that they usually ask for 30% of the selling price which can be an expensive option but they can help you move hard to sell items such as your Aunt Sally’s old typewriter that has been taking up space for years in your attic.