Whether you are moving to a new place locally or picking up and moving across the country, a key step in any move is seeing what you don’t need anymore so that you only move what you actually need to take to your new home. Thankfully, with the aid of modern technology, it is easier than ever to find a new home for belongings that have outgrown their usefulness for you and your family. Check out our top 5 favorite apps to sell furniture on before your next big move.
One of the top apps on the market for selling your unwanted furniture is Cherish. Cherish is a unique marketplace that offers both wide selection and ease of payment collection.
- Cherish allows you to create profiles for your pieces that buyers can access and contact you directly if they want to purchase something from you.
- Cherish allows you to create profiles for a greater range of items than most apps so that you can even sell incomplete pieces like bed frames.
- The makers also have made it a particularly good avenue for selling antique or designer furniture as there are buyer and seller guides built in that account for rare and unique pieces.
- Cherish partners with a wide range of payment processors, such as Paypal and several major banks to make sure you can complete your sale quickly and safely.
2. Facebook Marketplace
Our second pick for selling your furniture is Facebook Marketplace. Facebook Marketplace gives you the benefit of leveraging your current social connections to sell your furniture pieces.
- The platform allows users to post ads with photos of the items that they are looking to sell
- A major advantage of the platform is that selling items in the marketplace is free of charge to the seller.
- Facebook Marketplace is one of the most user friendly apps to use to sell your furniture. Since it is a platform that most people are already familiar with and communication goes through Facebook messenger, Facebook Marketplace is a great option for less tech savvy sellers.
3. Everything But The House
As the name suggests, Everything But The House is an app that goes beyond simply selling furniture, however, it is also one the best options for selling your larger pieces.
- As one of the only platforms that has a worldwide user base, it gives you access to buyers that most platforms do not offer.
- With a worldwide user base, it also offers a wide variety of payment options to meet the needs of its users across the globe. This means that it makes it easier to get paid for your furniture pieces.
- Everything But The House offers events and locations through their platform that make it easier to match buyers and sellers no matter their distance or locations.
If you are looking to sell your furniture pieces locally, 5 miles is one of the best apps to sell quickly and efficiently in your own neighborhood.
- 5miles has an excellent search feature, so the better you nail down your listing as a seller, the faster you can sell your pieces
- 5miles is also equipped with a scheduling feature that makes it easy for you to set up times with potential buyers to look at or move a piece once it is purchased at a time that works for everyone.
- 5miles has a simple and user-friendly interface that makes it easy for anyone to buy and sell their furniture pieces.
Last, but not least, on our list is Craigslist. As one of the oldest and most familiar sites to buy and sell items, this is a great option for sellers that don’t want to learn a new app.
- One of the main benefits of Craigslist is that you can place almost any item for sale. Without limits, you can find a new home for items that would be harder to sell on other platforms.
- Craigslist is free and easy for anyone to use. As such, you can avoid buying and selling fees that some other apps tack on.
- Organizationally, Craigslist listings are done by region and by city, so it is easy for users to find your items even if they are coming from another part of the country.