How to Make and Save Money at a Flea Market — Money Saved Is Money Earned

What is a Flea Market?

Why the Term “Flea Market?”

Types of Flea Markets

Frequency

Location

How to Make and Save Money at Flea Markets

Making Money as a Vendor

Saving Money as a Buyer

  • Wear comfortable shoes: you’ll be doing a lot of walking
  • Dress casually: you don’t want to give the impression that you have lots of money as sellers will be less likely to haggle with you
  • Always haggle: always make an offer on the item and see if you can get it for less than the asking price
  • Bring cash: many flea market vendors have the means to take card payments, but many only take cash
  • Make a shopping list: if you’re looking for certain items, make sure you make a list so you can focus on finding those items
  • Look for items to repurpose: you can get great deals on old chairs and other items that can be easily repurposed or upcycled

Best Flea Markets in the U.S.

  1. 127 Corridor Sale — Addison, Michigan
  2. First Monday Trade Days — Canton, Texas
  3. Brimfield — Brimfield, Massachusetts
  4. Scott Antique Market — Atlanta, Georgia
  5. Rose Bowl Flea Market — Pasadena, California
  6. Springfield Antique Show and Flea Market Extravaganza — Springfield, Ohio
  7. Brooklyn Flea — Brooklyn, New York
  8. Mile High Flea Market — Henderson, Colorado
  9. Texas Antique Weekend — Round Top, Texas
  10. Rogers Flea Market — Rogers, Ohio

Finding a Flea Market Near You

Conclusion

Tawnya Redding

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Money Saved is Money Earned

Money Saved is Money Earned

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