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Garage sale strategy - Buyers and sellers know how to grab bargains

Stored under In the News on July 25, 2006 at 8:30 AM
Garage-sale season starts in the spring, but summer brings out the crowds looking for deals. The weekly search for stuff doesn't wane until September.

Saturday is the biggest day each week for sales, followed by Friday and Thursday. Though the yard sale business backs off a little on holiday weekends, most weeks typically bring far more than 100 sales, advertised in newspaper classifieds and on free-standing signs on street corners around the metro.

We tagged along several frequent shoppers last week to get their takes on how to find deals, where to go and what sort of items they seek in the exhausting, weekly hunt for bargains.

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