Monday Motivation: What Can You Buy for $6 and Sell for $149?

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    What sells on eBay?  A few months ago, we picked up these vintage Revo sunglasses at a thrift shop for $6.  It was a corporate thrift shop.  It was one of the thrift shops people love to complain about.   When I got home, I started doing a bit of research.  I found […]

Sigmund Freud and Shark Tank

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    Friday morning I went to an estate sale 30 minutes outside of Chico.  The house was filled with books.  Some of the books were about historical figures, but many of them were about Sigmund Freud.  Pretty random.  The former owner of the house may have been a professor. Not sure.   Anyway, people […]

What Can You Buy for $10 and Sell the Same Day for $600?

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    This weekend I had the opportunity to visit the eBay campus in San Jose!  I finally got to take a pic next to the eBay sign!   While in Silicon Valley, we didn’t get to go to any estate sales.  Darn!  We did. however, spend some of the money we made a few […]

What Sells on eBay? Tents!

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  Check out the tent Johnny bought at a church yard sale this weekend for $15!  It’s a two-man tent that should sell for around $100+ including shipping.  Not bad!  (Update 9/19/07 – First bid?  $99!)     That’s it for now! If you’d like a free list of 10 items to sell on eBay, […]

What Sells on eBay? Books on Contemporary Patination!

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    Contemporary what?  Don’t worry.  I didn’t know what it meant either.  Ever heard of patina? Well, patination is related to the word patina. Recently, we’ve been getting back to our roots. The clothing, shoes, and accessories category has gotten SO competitive. SO COMPETITIVE! It’s easier to make a profit selling estate sale items […]