Apps that can Help in Selling your stuff before Moving

Apps that can Help in Selling your stuff before Moving

Decluttering is the best part of the moving process. This is the best time to get rid of all the unwanted stuff. But with this decluttering comes the confusion of what to do with the taken-out items. It is always tempting to throw your things in storage and keep them forever but never using them ever. Keeping the stuff is tempting but is a wrong practice. We should keep decluttering our house before moving long distance. This allows the positive flow of energy and moving is the perfect time to get rid of this.

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Renting a storage unit can cost you much more than the total cost of the stuff. It is very much advisable to sell your unwanted stuff to make some money. Downsizing your home before a move cannot only save money and time but can also make money. You will have to pack less stuff and save a lot of time that will be consumed in wrapping and packing. You will also save money by buying fewer packing supplies and the less stuff you will move, the less rent you will pay for the moving truck. And you will make money by selling your unwanted items.

If you are not sure how to sell your decluttered goods, then go through the apps given below that can help you in selling your goods:


Carousell is listed as the top choice in community marketplaces. You simply have to take a hoto of the item you want to sell, upload it instantly using your phone, and list the details. The Carousell app is totally free as there is no fee or commission. It gives you the facility of chatting directly with potential buyers. There are special interest groups like school and/or neighbourhood groups and you can sell within these groups by joining them for free. 

Carousell gives you numerous categories to choose from and you can instantly share your own listings through social media apps like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 

The Carousell app is available for both Android and the iPhone.


LetGo is considered the most popular local selling app LetGo has merged with another app Wallapop. It is free, fast, and very easy to use. LetGo has image recognition and artificial intelligence features that save your time by titling and tagging your listed items. It provides listings in various categories and also gives you the facility of listing your items in multiple categories. 

LetGo is a very popular app and is used by a broader audience. It is featured by many publications including Wired, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal that proves its popularity. 

LetGo is available for both Android and iPhone users.


5miles is also one of the most popular apps among people for buying and selling their required items. All you need to do is take a picture of your item on your mobile phone and upload it on the app. Add a small description to it and you are sorted. 

Your location will be used by the app to put you in touch with the potential buyers in your area. 5miles also gives you the facility of verifying the identity of the potential buyer by phone or Facebook. It keeps your personal and contact information private. It also allows its users to give feedback ratings. 

5miles also provides information on nearby garage sales, local services, online services, and houses, etc.   

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OfferUp allows you to buy and sell second-hand belongings locally. It can be sued by both Android and iPhone users. More than 25 categories are available to list your item. OfferUp instantly messages the details to the potential buyers and lets you check the buyer’s profile too. Though OffreUp is free, it charges for premium features. You can pay to promote your listings.


You can sell your second-hand goods including your dresses via the goods selling mobile app Poshmark. Poshmark is the biggest online marketplace for fashion lovers. Likeminded fashionistas can share, buy, or sell fashion items easily. You can list your clothes and fashion accessories. 

All a user has to do is to snap a picture of the item they wish to sell and upload it on the app. Users can also join Posh Parties for virtual buying and selling parties. Once your item is sold, Poshmark pre-paid and pre-addressed label and then you will have to drop your package in a USPS mailbox.


Mercari allows you to connect with a wide network of users. It doesn’t only connect you to the local market but to the whole country. Mercari is a fast app that is easy to use and to sell and buy your used goods. Just take a picture of the item that you wish to list and add a small description to it. Mercari is used countrywide thus your item will reach millions of viewers and potential buyers. u can pay safely by credit card, debit card, and can also rate the buyers and sellers.
Moving with a large inventory is a moving mistake which costs you big time. These apps allow you to sell yur extra inventory and ensure an affordable move. Whichever of the above mentioned app suits your requirements, you must use it to sell extra items.

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