11 Best Places To Sell Old Furniture Online

A few years back planning to sell your old furniture meant putting up a garage sale, or an advertisement in the local newspaper classifieds. Thankfully now we have many more options to advertise and sell our furniture and earn some quick cash through it. In fact, a lot of people have turned it into a side hustle, by collecting lower-priced furniture sprucing it up and selling it for a higher price.

So if you are planning to make some money selling old furniture or just want to get rid of it, it’s best to have more options for advertising. Here is a list of websites which would make the process easy for you.

1. eBay

eBay
eBay lets you sell furniture through two methods either by an auction of a fixed price. They also let you sell new furniture in case you change your mind on a piece and can’t return it.

How does it work?

Listing on eBay is easy and straightforward. You need to choose the method of selling your furniture and add pictures and description to it so it stands out. They offer shipping option and keep 13% of the selling price as commission.

Fees

Listing is Free.

2. Shopify

Shopify
Shopify is your place if you wish to start a side hustle selling furniture and making some quick cash. Shopify offers pre-made templates to help you launch your online business quickly and easily.

How does it work?

You need to create your own online e-commerce website with the help of 100 themes, pre-made templates and drag and drop editor without any coding experience or website designing experience. Shopify offers analytical tools to determine the success of your marketing campaigns and 24/7 customer support to help you resolve the problem with your website.

Fees

Shopify offers a 14- day free trial. After the trial, you can choose a plan which starts from $29/month upwards.

3. Etsy

Etsy
Etsy offers a great option to sell used furniture other than handmade stuff and vintage clothing. This is a place to sell your antique and vintage pieces as potential buyers here won’t be looking for a regular piece of furniture.

How does it work?

To list on Etsy and start selling you need to create a custom shop by uploading pictures of your furniture pieces with a detailed description and price. While the standard shop option is FREE, you can upgrade to the plus option by paying $10/month at any time.

Fees

You also need to pay a $0.20 listing fee per item and a 5% transaction fee, along with an additional 3% +$0.25 payment processing fee.

4. Craigslist

Craigslist
Craigslist is the most widely used online classified sites for absolutely anything. As it’s used widely it’s one of the best places to sell, but you got to make your listing stand out in the thousands of listing updated on it every day.

How does it work?

Craigslist allows you to sell furniture locally and it’s really easy all you need to do is head over to your area’s local board, select the correct place for selling furniture, and then create a listing. Make sure to add an engaging description and some quality photos. It doesn’t help with shipping so you need to manage that on your own or meet the buyer along with managing the payment process.

Fees

Listing on Craigslist is FREE!

5. Facebook Marketplace

Facebook Marketplace
Facebook Marketplace is a great option to sell used furniture as potential buyers are shown items closer to the location while browsing the platform. It’s the best place to sell stuff locally as they have neighbourhood and yard sale groups.

How does it work?

Listing on Facebook is easy and only take a couple of minutes. Make sure to include photos and detailed description and don’t forget to post your listing to a local Facebook garage sale and neighbourhood groups for added advantage. Facebook doesn’t cover shipping and payment, so all transactions have to be done in person.

Fees

Listing on Facebook Marketplace is absolutely FREE!

6. Apartment Therapy Bazar

Apartment Therapy Bazar
Apartment Therapy Bazar is a community-driven marketplace which lets you sell from anywhere. It’s the place to sell your vintage designer furnishing, modern furniture pieces and accessories. Their largest markets are New York City, Washington D.C and Los Angeles.

How does it work?

Apartment Therapy Bazar has a more personal touch to it as it lets you create a seller profile along with your picture. You can start listing your products online through their website or with the iOS app. It also lets you share your listing on Facebook and Twitter and import your Etsy listing to Apartment Therapy. It offers local delivery and ship-to destination.

Fees

Listing is FREE can be boosted by paying a fee of $1 per listing.

7. Sotheby’s Home

Sothebys Home
Sotheby’s Home is an online marketplace for well-maintained home furnishing along with antique, vintage, new or gently used furniture. You can also sell lighting and accessories. The listing lasts six months. They send social media and email blast with details about your furniture listing.

How does it work?

To list on Sotheby’s Home your furniture must retail at $1000 or more, must be a designer brand and in a good condition. Their team reviews each piece of furnishing before publishing it on their website and try to match your furniture with potential buyers. They take a commission from the net proceeds of the sale if you list 20 or fewer items the fee is 50% for more than 21 it is 40%.

Fees

Listing is Free.

8. Chairish

Chairish
Chairish is an upscale resale site which is a cross between boho-chic and flea market. It the place to sell your vintage furniture which is statement pieces and not from IKEA. It’s the place where buyers have specific pieces, designs in mind which are in excellent condition.

How does it work?

The price of your used furniture is determined by referring to the Chairish Pink Book. You need to add six different pictures of your furniture from different angles, one of which will be used by Chairish as the background for your listing cover. They take a 30% commission on sales. They offer facilitated shipping or Free pickup is arranged if both parties are local.

Fees

Listing is Free.

9. AptDeco

Apt Deco
AptDeco allows you to sell furniture, lighting and rugs in New York City, New Jersey and Washington, D.C. You can sell furniture from any brand and however old as long as it’s in good condition. The best part of AptDeco is they offer purchase protection insurance, free returns, flat-rate delivery and their selling time is faster average time being ten days.

How does it work?

Listing your furniture is pretty easy and hassle-free and only takes a few minutes. Once you complete your listing AptDeco will help improve your listing by providing additional information and improving visuals within 24 hours of your listing. AptDeco charges a commission fee which is disclosed right before you list your item for sale. The payment is processed after your furniture is delivered and deposited to your account within two to five business days.

Fees

Listing on AptDeco is Free.

10. OfferUp

OfferUp
OfferUp is an online classified app which lets you buy and sell locally. The difference between this app and others is it allows buyers to offer a counter price, hence the name OfferUp. This app allows you to sell anything even a car. The app will show buyers products closest to them and keywords allows buyers to search for additional options.

How does it work?

Listing on OfferUp is easy as you need to download the app, take a photo with your phone and upload. You need to give a detailed description and location and your listing is ready to go live. Through the app, you can even chat with potential buyers securely. Service fee or shipping cost are disclosed upfront.

Fees

Listing on OfferUp is Free.

11. Letgo

Letgo
Letgo is all about pictures and is a popular alternative to Craigslist. The colourful app emphasizes on pictures as the buyers want to see pictures of a product they wish to buy and this also creates interest. An added feature on Letgo is it shows buyers other products you are selling if they can’t buy the product they were looking for.

How does it work?

You can list your furniture online or through their app. The app allows you to take pictures through your phone and upload it along with a detailed description, and price to complete the listing. The apps allow you to chat with potential buyers.

Fees

Listing on Letgo is Free.

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