There's a stack of money to be made selling your used clothes, tech and household items. According to Gumtree's report into the second hand goods economy, peer-to-peer trading is worth $34b in the Aussie economy. So, how do you get in on some of that action?
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Dear Lifehacker, I have been the proud owner of a Canon 7D camera for the last few years, and have some nice lenses to boot — a 24-70mm Canon L lens, a 30mm Sigma prime, and a 50mm f/1.8 Canon prime. But I'd like to upgrade. I'm eyeing off the Sony Alpha mirrorless cameras, but I don't have the money to just go out and buy something off the shelf. So I was wondering: what if I trade my camera in? Or should I sell it as second-hand on a forum somewhere?
The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will go on sale in Australia next Friday (25 September). If you're planning to ugrade your existing iPhone, you'd be well advised to act before the market becomes saturated with second-hand models. According to Gumtree's latest findings, you could make an extra $200 by selling sooner rather than later.
Samantha Stevens is a motoring journalist, driver trainer and national tarmac rally champion who has forgotten more about cars than most of us will ever know. (Actually, she's so whip-smart we doubt she forgets much of anything.) Last week, we caught up with Samantha during a Gumtree event about online car sales. Here are some of her tips for breaking into the new car market (and staying there)…
Gumtree is one of the most popular local options for selling off unwanted stuff, in part because basic listings don't cost anything. However, bear in mind one restriction: you can only edit your ad up to 12 hours after posting. If you want to make changes after that, you'll have to pay a fee.
We've shown you how to kick your clutter habit, but why trash all of those things you don't need when you could make some money from them? We'll walk you through how you can realistically appraise your items.