The competition is tough, which should make prices and negotiating favorable to buyers.
Look at it another way, sellers may feel that if one person does not like their price chances are someone else may be willing to pay it. With thousands of people out looking it could go either way.
This season it seems that more often than not garage sales are beginning late afternoons
(usually 4pm) on Thursday. You might call it a presale, but from the heavy traffic sales are experiencing, I see this trend paying off. Most sellers are not willing to haggle over prices on Thursdays or even Friday mornings, but the selection is the best early in the sale.
You can imagine my surprise when on Friday afternoon I was able to buy this metal Carousel Bubblegum machine for $1.50.
I did not even haggle.
When I got home I decided to open the bottom.
I had not even thought to open it at the sale and with the gum inside it rattled.
I am still experiencing some computer difficulties (as well as brake failure on my van) so I apologize if it takes me a while to get around to visit.
I will be over to see each of you as soon as I am able.