Several second hand online marketplaces exist and each has their own strengths and weaknesses but we’re going to avoid the “which is best” question because we believe that is a question best suited for the seller to answer. We’re simply going to give a broad overview of the major second hand marketplaces and what makes […]
One of my favorite places to find great decor items is Craigslist. This summer I scored this gorgeous antique urn for $100. I love pieces like this because they are so versatile. I used it on my screen porch to hold wine and in my entryway to hold greens for the holidays. It’s been sitting […]
If you had the opportunity to take advantage of everything that was free in this world that would help your business grow or help you personally, would you? The sad thing is, most people don’t. Mostly it’s for reasons unknown, but in reality it’s laziness, procrastination and inability to want to try new things. Hesitation […]
In a recent interview with eBay Powersellers, we asked how their businesses were fairing during the recession. In the past few months we’ve published blog articles of interviews with Consignment Shop owners and Professional Estate Sale Service busine…
Purchasing and bartering used items directly from local people can keep our world a cleaner place and re-align our unjust corporate system. Shopping second-hand is smart. It takes some creativity and there is most definitely a learning curve but onc…
I think most antiques dealers start out as tag, rummage or estate addicts and I have lost track of how many sales have been to over the past 30 years. Now I am a full time antiques dealer with a group shop website http://www.the1800house….