Clutter to cash: How to make money off of un-wanted Spring cleaning items


Nothing says Spring like Spring cleaning. But once you’ve cleaned and de-cluttered, what do you do with all that stuff? There are ways to get rid of your clutter and receive cash in return.

Most people wear only 20% of their clothes 80% of the time. The rest of their belongings sit in their closet, taking up space. Many people don’t know what to do with all the useless items, but there is an app for that- EBay.

It is really simple: EBay has a built-in audience of 167 million buyers, so there’s somebody out there for your item. So, take the time, clean it out, and decide what it is you want to sell. From home goods to clothing to accessories, from sporting goods to instruments, the sky is the limit.

Deciding what to sell can be the hardest part, but there is more potential cash in your closet than you might think. If you haven’t worn something in six months, chances are you’re not going to wear it. Maybe it’s that wedding gift that you got, or that Christmas gift or hostess gift, and you’re not going to use it. The art of re-gifting is done; sell the item.

The best way to get a buyer for your product is to market it properly online. A picture tells a thousand words, take a photo on a crisp white background or on a mannequin. We all take so much care with this Instagram posts, make your picture for your item for sale like an Instagram post.

Athleisure sells really well, pre-owned or new Lulu Lemon is really trending, Louis Vuitton is selling for $500, Canada Goose for over $300. Even items you don’t think will sell like shoes may surprise you, a pair of women’s shoes sells every 8 seconds on EBay. Smart phones sell every 5 seconds.

For more information on how to get rid of your clutter, click here or watch the video below.