Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

The Sale of the Century! THE SELLER

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

The Sale of the Century! THE SELLER

Article excerpt

WHEN the past 10 years of your life spill out of the cupboard onto the floor, it is time for a clean-up.

When it comes to garage sales, never has the age-old saying aone person's trash is another person's treasurea been more true.

Yvette Mansbridge and her family are in the midst of selling their Kuluin home.

For the past month, they have been holding a garage sale to help declutter before the big move.

And this weekend will be no exception.

Yvette said the secret to getting people to open their wallets once they walk through the door was having a variety of goods spread across a wide price range.

aYou have your big spenders and then you have those who just want to pick around and spend a few dollars,a she said.

aThe mornings are the most hectic. Some people look and then leave a all within 30 seconds a so you have to try and hold their attention.a

Yvette said there was no point going to the trouble of putting on a garage sale if everything remained at the end of the day. …

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