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Tips to Stay Safe During Your Garage Sale

Yard sales are a great way to make money — but it’s also an invitation for people to come to your house and look around.

Signs…apps like Garage Sale Finder…it’s easy to find garage sales in your area. But as a seller, it’s also important to stay safe.

We talked to the Cape Coral Police Department about ways to stay safe.

  1. Always have more than a few people helping you with your garage sale.
  2. Never let anyone in your home, even ti use your restroom.
  3. Keep an eye on your money and your customers at all times.

“The more eye balls you have, whether it’s the members of your family, or whatever browsing your things is better,” Cpl. Phil Mullen with Cape Coral Police said.

Depending on the city you live in, you’re only allowed to have two to three garage sales a year.