How much cash could you be sitting on? (Picture: Getty Images)
Looking to plump up your wallet post-Christmas?
Well, you might have the solution right under your nose.
eBay has shared how we could make hundreds of pounds just by selling unused items from around the home.
The resale platform found that vacuum cleaners could nab you roughly £86, while hair dryers and smartwatches earned sellers £70 and £124 respectively.
Bicycles topped the list with sale prices averaging at £284, followed by tablets at £171 and video games consoles at £158.
Up the rear, air beds (£40), Christmas trees (£38) and juicers (£36) could also be a way to turn rarely-used items into extra cash.
How much you could make selling eBay’s top household items
(Prices were calculated via the products’ average selling price and sale price may vary)
Bicycle – £284
Tablet – £171
Video Games Console – £158
Smart Watch – £124
Ping Pong Table – £120
Vacuum Cleaner – £86
Hair Dryer – £70
Car seat – £65
Pod & Capsule Coffee Machine – £60
Air bed – £40
Christmas Tree – £38
Juicer – £36
According to eBay’s research, conducted by Opinium, almost half of the those surveyed are making New Year’s resolutions around saving money, and 47% feel apprehensive about the New Year because of money issues.
Looking to your cupboards could turn your January declutter into a financial boost, so for the month of January, those making their very first sale on eBay won’t have to pay selling fees for that listing.
Emma Grant, head of pre-loved at eBay UK said: ‘Over the past few months, many of us have had to turn down plans or put them on hold due to the increasing cost of living making us reconsider where we spend.
‘This is why we’re launching the ReSELLution in January – a movement designed to get the nation decluttering and making some extra cash post-Christmas.’
Now where’s that old ping pong table…
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