6 Ways To Sell Your Unwanted Stuff For Money

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CompareHero.my Team

Last updated 10 February, 2022

Looking to sell that old guitar you never play or the camera stand that was never put to good use? It is time to do some spring cleaning and sell the stuff in your house to make some money.

There are so many platforms (online or offline) to sell used items and you can make some money from selling your used items to recoup some of your money.

1. Cash Converters

With nine branches in Klang Valley and Johor, you can easily bring any used items from wallets, cameras, PlayStation consoles and even shoe racks to sell to Cash Converters at any of their outlets. By offering solutions to people who seek to sell their items fast to get immediate cash, Cash Converters has been operating in Malaysia since it opened its first branch at Taman Sea, Petaling Jaya in 2001.

The store takes in household products such as TV’s, Hi-Fi, electrical appliances, computers, jewellery, sporting goods, musical instruments and other items such as clothing, books, and magazines. However, do take note that bulky furniture and large electronic products such as refrigerators and washing machines are usually not traded.

Their staff are well-trained to evaluate all items in line with the store’s policy and you will not have to worry about getting paid under market value.

2. Car Boot Sales/Flea Markets

You can leverage on any car boot sale or flea markets that are organized from time to time around Klang Valley or within your residential community. Just make sure to do your research and find out the deposit or fees needed to book a spot for selling your used items. Usually, it costs around RM40 to RM60 and the weekends are always a good time to spend with your family or friends to get rid of your old stuff and earn some extra cash together.

You get to bargain with your customers for a better price and also mix around with the local community. Only thing is some of the car boot sales are in open parking lot spaces with no shade and the heat can be annoying. Bring your umbrella and plenty of water.

Here are some of the on-going car boot sales in Klang Valley:

3. Chai & Chai Trading Sdn. Bhd.

Located in Jalan Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur, Chai & Chai has been operating for more than 35 years. They buy and sell used electrical and household items including office furniture, used computers, used electronics, used machinery, and used household furniture.

If you are looking to sell any items that are included in their catalogue, you should make sure it is still in good shape and functional before visiting the shop. Learn more about the trading shop here.

4. Buy, Sell & Trade (BST) One Stop Centre

Starting its first branch in Subang Jaya in 2005, BST currently has 7 outlets in Klang Valley and works similarly to Cash Converters. You can get instant cash by selling your wanted items at any of its outlets here.

Here is a list of items you can trade at BST:

  • Desktops, Laptops, and Printers
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Jewelry & Gemstones
  • Electrical Equipment & Tools
  • Household Appliances/Ornaments
  • Home and Car Audio/Video Equipment
  • TVs, Hi-Fi, VCD/DVD Players
  • Watches
  • Sporting Goods
  • Musical Instruments
  • Gadgets
  • LCD Projectors
  • Baby Products

5. Abumama.my

This company usually trades used furnitures such as sofas, cupboards, bed frames and more! You can get in touch with them in the following ways to save more time when selling your unwanted items:

  1. Take a picture of the items that you are planning to sell with your mobile phone
  2. List it and either Whatsapp the photos to their hotline numbers at 016 201 3938/016 261 8952 or email them to abumama.my@gmail.com.
  3. Notify them of your location.
  4. Depending on your location and items you are planning to sell. The company may schedule an appointment for viewing and purchasing.

Here is a list of its dealer locations.

6. H&M

If you have too many clothes that you are not planning to wear anymore, you can also earn yourself a good 15% discount voucher from H&M at any of its outlets by donating your unwanted clothing.

All you have to do is just pack your clothing (in clean and good condition) in a bag and bring them to the nearest H&M outlet. After filling up a simple form, you can immediately get a voucher and enjoy 15% off your next purchase on normal priced items!

Click here to learn more about its recycling program and the importance of the program. Did you know as much as 95% of clothes thrown away could have been re-worn or recycled?

If you prefer to do it the trendy way, learn how to sell your stuff on digital platforms here and make quick money. And finally, CompareHero.my still wants you to spend wisely and think twice before buying anything impulsively.

Before shopping impulsively, ask yourself, “Do I really need this in the first place?”

The CompareHero.my team is comprised of many talented individuals, sharing their knowledge, experiences and research to help others make better financial decisions.


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