Author Topic: What price should I ask for these items? - need to reply to purchaser fast  (Read 1833 times)

RetiredAt63

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The buyers of my house would like to buy some of my yard equipment:

Old lawn tractor (MTD) and trailer - I am thinking $200 - the lawn tractor was only $750 several years ago, but it is still chugging along, and has a fairly new               lawnmower deck.  The trailer was $100 new, still in decent condition.

Coleman 5000 generator - my handyman thoguth it should normally go for $250 but it hasn't been run in a few years (I had health issues and didn't have the arm strength to start it) - so $200.

Mastercraft snow blower - paid $1100 10 years ago, it is in great condition, looks like new and runs like a dream, has electric start and I have the starter power cord.

Elliptical exercise machine - was over $1000 many years ago, still runs fine but is old. 

A bunch of garden equipment - shovel, space, fork, trowels, hoes, saws (bow and pruning and root), maybe the string trimmers and scythe

I really should send them an email back so fast answers would be appreciated.

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Check your local craigslist for similar items.

RetiredAt63

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Check your local craigslist for similar items.

I checked Kijiji, it wasn't much help.  That is why I am here!

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Personally, I wouldn’t want the effort if trying to sell all of that stuff. 

Bottom line, it is worth as much as someone is willing to pay for it.

I’d say pick $250 above your absolute bottom line, and be willing to accept the bottom line. 

ETA, if your bottom line is $500, then just accept and move on.    You are selling that stuff “ as-where is”.  They will feel like they got a bargain, there will be good feelings, and you can have the glorious feeling of not having to store that stuff somewhere.
« Last Edit: June 25, 2019, 08:00:30 PM by oneyearfromnow »

affordablehousing

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$400 for all.