Smart shoppers know that garage sales are treasure troves for great buys and unbeatable bargains. You can find clothes that people have barely worn, sports equipment that never saw the light of day, books and toys at a fraction of the original price, and high-quality furniture and baby equipment that the owners have simply outgrown.
However, you need to go to garage sales with a discerning eye. What’s trash, and what’s treasure? What do you really need, and what will probably end up at your own garage sale in a few months? Here are some tips. [Read more…]