10 Ways to Turn Clutter into Cash


Resell It: Through an Auction House

Remember when you used to be able to park in your garage? Before that classic car your husband acquired and planned to fix up called dibs on your protected parking space? Those were the days. Or how about that still-packaged 1950s toy you've been holding onto all these years? Ready to turn it into cash? Or are you finally going to break down and open the box to play with it? We're guessing selling is the smarter option.

If you're in possession of some truly rare items, an auction could be your answer. For high-end clutter, auctions are a great way to go. The experts who run them are able to determine how much what you consider clutter is worth. They also advertise well, and typically take care of shipping.

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