How to Price & Resell Home Decor: Tips, Tricks & More

This week, I'm sharing information on where to resell your used home décor items and how much to sell them for. If you didn’t think you could resell home decor before, today you will learn that it is possible and the step-by-step strategy I use for how to resell your home decor quickly and effortlessly.

Not only will you get some extra cash in your hand, but buyers will also benefit from finding home decor at cheap prices. So let's get started.

We're going to start with Poshmark. Most of you have probably heard of Poshmark. It's a pretty popular social marketplace, not only for home decor but also for women's and men's clothing as well as beauty. And it's pretty easy to use.

So this is one that I like because you can put your listings on here in just a couple of simple steps.

So let’s see if I can walk you through it. You can post with your phone or from your laptop. You simply put your title and description in then select a category. Just remember to get really detailed with your listing.

What I also like about Poshmark is that they make it so easy. They provide prepaid, pre-addressed labels that you can put on your box when you're ready to ship, and then all you've got to do is take it to the USPS mailbox or store and get it sent on its way.

The next site I want to show you is Shopify.

I've never used Shopify and when I went on to try to do a demo for you, it looked like you had to pay a monthly fee. So if you know some of the benefits of Shopify, feel free to leave a comment for other people who may be interested.

I know everyone pretty much knows about Facebook Marketplace, but I will say that I've personally had a lot of success finding things on Facebook Marketplace and listing things on Facebook Marketplace. Now, you do have to do the heavy lifting, so you've got to place the ad to get rid of it. I don't use it for things like furniture, but I do use it for smaller things that I want to move along if I'm not going to take them to Goodwill.

I'm just going to do a quick search for you.

The best part is that you can tighten up your parameters on Facebook Marketplace. For example, you can say that you don't want to drive any more than 40 miles, and it will only show you the listings that are within a 40-mile radius.

I even like to look through Facebook Marketplace when I'm not necessarily looking for something in particular just to see what’s out there, if that makes sense. Sometimes if I'm laying around at night with the TV on, I'll just browse through and, oftentimes, I'll see some good stuff on there.

Obviously, I never have people scheduled to come pick up items at my house. I always meet people in a public location and make sure I'm with someone else for safety reasons.

Before we continue, let's talk a little bit about how to price your items. If you're kind of new to the home resell game, I like to go by the 50-30-10 rule. If you have nearly new or pretty new items, I would start the selling price at about 50% of their retail price.

If you have gently used items, I would start at about 25 to 30% of the original price. Lastly, if you have heavily used or damaged items that you would like to sell, start at around 10% of the original price. Hopefully, that rule helps with pricing your items.

You can also start with just one item, try it out, see how it works for you, and then if you like it, go ahead and move forward with the rest of your items.

Let me show the rest of these websites now. I'm moving on to Chairish. I had never heard of this site before but apparently, it’s very popular. This is a great site for those of you who are looking to sell a lot of items, like from an estate sale, or larger single items, like sofas and bedroom sets.

This site is cool because it's curated, which means it’s vetted by design experts who specialize in vintage type furnishings and art. They also seem to have a celebrity following. I've never used it personally, but it's worth checking out if you have a lot of items that you need to move in a quick amount of time.

You do have to pay for shipping, but the site does offer local pickups, so that's something to keep in mind as well.

Now, I am going to move on to Everything But The House. I had heard of this site before. It is another one that I have never personally used, but you can think of it as a full-service estate sale online. So this is where you'd come if you have a lot of furniture, collectibles, or that sort of thing.

OfferUp is another one that's good for posting your listings quickly. It looks like you can find a lot of unique items and list items easily. I'm pretty sure it's for free. You simply post your listing and then you can get instant messages from the sellers.

Similar to Facebook Marketplace, you can check out people’s profiles and see what their transaction history looks like.

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I usually give my things away to friends, or I donate them. A lot of times, I simply don't have the time available that you've got to put into this. These sites do seem to take a lot of the guesswork out for you and help you move your items as quickly as possible though.

What sites do you use to buy and resell home decor? These are just a few that I know of, and I would love to hear about more.

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