A Wintry Mix November 19, 2012

Winter in DC – when it happens – can be brutal. The only way to fight through it is with the right gear! Jackets, scarves, hats, and mittens are expensive items but when you find them at estate sales you can save a lot of dough. When purchasing something like outerwear you want it to last and […]

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Always Be Prepared for the Holidays November 6, 2012

Get ready for the holidays by finding fine collector china or decorator items to enhance your holiday presentation. Some great examples are the perfect centerpiece for the Thanksgiving table, a vintage Johnson Brothers “Friendly Village” china set, or finding the perfect silver plate serving platter for your turkey. Estate sales are a one-stop-shop for finding […]

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Blinded by the Flowers? October 10, 2012

Buying furniture at an estate sale is a great adventure! Even though you know that the couch, chair or table that you are looking at there isn’t exactly the right color or pattern, these things can be fixed! Since the price for these items is usually great, certainly more affordable than buying them new, you […]

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Vintage Vinyl October 1, 2012

Do you ever feel like getting nostalgic and putting on an old record? Growing up during the era of record players, 8-tracks, and cassettes; sometimes it would be nice to have the real thing again. iTunes and Pandora players just don’t beat that classic sound of a record player. Many of us have hundreds of […]

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Under Water Basket Weaving! September 25, 2012

Longaberger baskets are the cream of the crop of collector baskets and can be found at estate sales. If you have ever seen one of these exquisite maple wood woven baskets, you know that they are incredibly well-made and very expensive. Longaberger also produces pottery, wrought iron, and fabric accessories; this company has always been […]

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The Techno Age September 18, 2012

The best in electronics can be found at estate sales. You can find computers, televisions, and Blu-Ray players for half the price. The best way to find these good deals is to search for name brands like Samsung, Sony, Bose, etc. This will ensure the reliability of the products as well as be able to […]

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A Chef’s Paradise September 12, 2012

Want to pick up cooking and avoid going out to eat for every meal? A great place to find the right supplies for the job is at estate sales. There is no telling how much skillets, pots, pans, and cooking utensils could cost if you tried to buy everything all at once. Cast iron cooking […]

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Boxes of Treasures August 7, 2012

Are you a collector of newspaper articles, magazines, or books? Estate sales may be your best place to find your next prize piece. Many people store old literature in their basements, attics, or garages and often forget about them.  Therefore, when all of these things are rediscovered you could be the first to sift through […]

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