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9 High-End Possessions You Can Sell to Make Money Today

Moneymagpie Team 6th Sep 2022 No Comments

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In the pandemic’s aftermath, many people have started looking for alternative ways to make ends meet. One of the most popular options is selling items online. In today’s booming internet economy, you don’t need to leave the house to earn money. And the best thing is that you can sell something you already own to make your first money right now. 


Whether you are doing it to supplement your present full-time income or just make a one-time profit, check the top nine high-end possessions to sell and make money. 

A Plot of Land

Maybe you’ve inherited a piece of land you don’t intend to use or perhaps you’ve purchased a property several years ago to build a house, but your plans have since changed. Whatever the reason, you shouldn’t hold onto a land parcel you’re not going to use. Instead, you can sell it and make good money today. Wondering how to sell land online? The best way is through “we buy land” sites where land investors provide excellent cash offers for vacant land. Additionally, you’ll be saving on closing costs, document prep fees, advertising costs, and online listing fees.

Luxury Handbags and Shoes

Luxury handbags and quality shoes sell very well second-hand. You can sell these items easily on dedicated online marketplaces and earn extra income. Some brands of shoes and bags, such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, and Tory Burch, tend to be in high demand. However, bear in mind that the amount of money you’ll earn will depend on the condition and style of the items on sale.


Most women keep unworn jewelry at home. From the earrings your ex-partner gave you to that uncomfortable necklace you never wear, you surely have several pieces you could put up for sale. In addition to gold and silver pieces, costume jewelry in good condition is also worth selling. More high-end brands like Tiffany also sell well secondhand. However, before purchasers buy expensive things, you might need to confirm authenticity.

Good-Looking Furniture

If you have a couch, dining room set, or any other piece of furniture in good condition, try selling them online. People are often inclined to buy someone else’s furniture and then flip it. If you want to sell the furniture at a higher price, you might need to invest a little time and work to make the item look prettier. Or, you could turn it into a full-fledged DIY project and market the finished item as upcycled. Invest in creating beautiful images and you’ll see a lot of potential buyers.  


According to estimates, US households have about $100 million worth of timepieces. Collectors and enthusiasts constantly search for the ideal piece to fuel their passion. Consider selling your watch on specialized marketplaces. Or, if you own an incredibly precious clock, you might go directly to collector’s forums.


Old or Vintage Electronics

Nearly everyone in the world has outdated equipment like cameras, phones, TVs, and iPods lying around the house. Savvy collectors consider vintage electronics a great opportunity for savvy collectors and they are prepared to spend a sizable sum on them. 

Sports Cards

Your childhood baseball cards may now be worth something. First, sort your cards into different eras or years. The older the card, the more it sells for. Then take into account the condition of the card, rarity, and the player. Whether you sell your card to a dealer, or by yourself, be sure to conduct research to get the best price.

Musical Instruments

If they’re in good shape, musical instruments can be a great source of revenue. Violins, guitars, and other items can all be sold to generate quick cash. Depending on their market niche, several instrument kinds will sell swiftly. For example, the value of items like trumpets may exceed that of items like maracas. Just bear in mind that before accepting any offers, you’ll need to have them verified for sound and tuning. In addition, you must offer a certificate of authenticity with the sale of certain items like violins.


Fitness Equipment

If you have exercise equipment gathering dust in your garage, you may consider selling it. Items like treadmills or elliptical machines can be worth selling to generate money quickly. Websites like eBay provide fantastic deals for such items which consumers frequently purchase refurbished.

Final Thoughts

While selling these items won’t make you rich, you can certainly earn some extra income. If you have a piece of raw land simply sitting there, consider selling it online for cash. Alternatively, look around your home for items that are lying around. Sometimes a bit of creative thinking will help you discover unique money-making possibilities right in front of you

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Jasmine Birtles

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