In such times of mild austerity and depressing post-depression, finding ways to make a quick buck has become more and more of a necessity. Before you force yourself into selling drugs and prostitution, there is a range of easier and legal ways you can make a quick buck; even if they may be slightly less exciting. Selling household items need not mean shifting your treasured wedding ring or family heirloom. Instead you’ll probably earn a good bit of money through the sales of a few subtler pieces of property. Here are some things you may have lying around your house that you can sell in order to make a quick buck.
Let’s have it right without beating around the bush. We’ve all felt the sudden urge to get fit and healthy and bought some sort of exercising equipment. Unfortunately, most of such equipment merely ends up going to waste as we ‘forget’ to use them (I thought I’d be polite by using the word ‘forget’ there).
However, there is a bright side to your laziness (I mean forgetfulness!). You can sell such equipment for a good deal of money on websites such as Ebay and Amazon. Treadmills can fish out over a £100 for example.
Old Computer Game Consoles
Old computer game consoles can fetch you several hundred quid if you have the right one. Technology geeks are a nostalgic bunch, especially when it comes to video game technology geeks.
After spending the majority of their childhood playing video game consoles, many adults are still hooked on the memory of their favourite childhood games and will therefore pay a large amount to play them again.
If I were to sell my Nintendo 64 for example, it’ll easily fetch me £200. If you have an old video games console, or even an old video game or video game part, check the rates their going off at on Amazon and Ebay and sell it for a price in correlation to such amounts.
Old Computer Parts
While we may be rather tempted to chuck our old PCs out of the window after they ‘pass away’, you should know that some parts of our PC (even if dead) can still be used or recycled and thus can be sold for quite a bit of money.
Deconstruct old computers piece by piece and try and sell the majority of the parts you have when you take it apart. These can be sold on Ebay and Amazon or even at computer shops, if you’re more of a cash-in-hand type of guy.
I’m Richard Daniels and I’m a British freelance writer. From articles on how I sell my stuff, to where’s best to auction goods, I tend to cover topics on making a quick buck.