|Written by Priscilla Benfield|
Over the years you can really accumulate more Christmas decorations than you will ever use. Maybe one year you chose a theme for your Christmas decorations and now you find yourself with several boxes of ornaments that you never use.
Sometimes people have Vintage ornaments that they received when a family member passed but they have no interest in collecting Vintage Christmas ornaments.
Glass ornaments can be beautiful but once you start a family, these highly fragile Christmas balls never get used again.
Whatever your reason is to pare down on the amount of Christmas decorations, selling them on eBay is a good way to get rid of them and make some money at the same time.
The first thing to realize when you decide to try and sell old Christmas ornaments on eBay is that many people are looking for a bargain. You are not going to get rich selling your excess items nor are you going to make a lot of money off of them.
Many who are looking to buy Christmas decorations, like ornaments are looking for a great deal. Here are some tips that I have learned from my years of selling.
Selling just one or two ornaments at a time is harder to do than selling a "lot" of ornaments. If you group your old ornaments together, say 8 or more, you will have a better chance of selling them. If your ornaments are glass, you will need to make sure that they are packaged very carefully and recommend that the buyer pays for insurance.
Before you rush and list your old Christmas ornaments for sale, do your research. Look through the existing listings and see if you recognize any ornaments that are similar to what you have. Then check the completed listings as a guide to what actually sells and how much they sell for.
There is no guarantee that your old Christmas ornaments and decorations will sell also. Many times it takes relisting an item two or more times to get it sold. If you really want to get rid of the excess Christmas decorations you have accumulated selling them on eBay is a good way to do it.