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Best Items to Find at a Garage Sale
One man's trash is another man's treasure. Here's what to look for when hitting your local garage sale. 

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One man’s junk is another man’s treasure. Next time you're on the hunt for a good deal, check out local garage sales--you’ll be surprised with what you can find in your neighbor's yard. Here are the best items to pick up at a garage sale, according to Lynda Hammond, "The Garage Sale Gal.”

Furniture

Whether it's a chair, couch or desk, garage sales can be perfect places to find cheap furniture to update your current décor or looking to decorate on a dime.

Books

Expand your reading palate skills on the cheap. If you want to check out the latest vampire read but are nervous about wasting your money, check out garage sales. Lynda has purchased books for as little as 25 cents.

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Decorations

Give your home interior a facelift with new, economical decorations. Hammond recommends checking garage sales for glass blocks, vases and plants.

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Electronics

Home entertainment systems can be expensive when bought first hand. Hammond says TV's and stereos are the most popular items sold at garage sales.

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Collectibles

Garage sales are a perfect place to find collectibles and other unique items that you cant find at tradition stores.

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Clothing

Update you or a family member’s wardrobe without breaking the bank, Clothing, especially for children, can be something to think about purchasing "as long as the price is right," says Hammond.

School Supplies

Back-to-school items can easily burn a hole in your wallet, but garage sales are often loaded with unused supplies from past school years.

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Best Items to Find at a Garage Sale

One man's trash is another man's treasure. Here's what to look for when hitting your local garage sale. 

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