Pawn Shops versus Craigslist and other Classified sites

More and more people are using online websites or classified sites like Craigslist to sell their products online. Some of the benefits to sites like Craigslist is the ability to have a built in audience that are searching for products your selling. You can also skip shipping the product to people and just meet up with them.

So while websites like Craigslist may be a great way to sell your products there is another option, your local pawn shop. Lets look at why this may be a good option for you.
Get the most out of your product with a Pawn Shop.

Sometimes its very difficult to know how much the value of an item you have is worth. You may have to research the price post it on a classified site and wait for someone to make an offer. Sometimes you may have to adjust your price if nobody is offering to purchase.

If you take it to a Pawn shop that you know and trust you can let them do the research for you and give you a reasonable offer on your product. In addition you don’t have to wait you can get paid for your product immediately.

Keep your product but also get money for it.

Sometimes you need money, but you don’t want to sell your item. Pawning your item may be a great option for you. Pawning a item such as your Grandfathers watch can get you immediate cash, but allows you to keep the item. You just need to be responsible and make sure you pay off your loan on time.

Create a Relationship With the Pawn Shop

For some people creating a relationship with a pawn shop can bring back lots selling and buying of items. When you use websites like Craigslist you typically will sell to people you have never met before. However when you sell to a Pawn Shop they will develop a trust and just maybe give you a better price and know a trust can exist.

You don’t have to deal with weird people or travel far.

When you sell to a Pawn Shop you don’t have to worry about the weird people who try to convince you to accept certified check or Paypal payments. You also don’t have to meet with random people behind gas station that require you to travel 50 miles away.

When you sell at a Pawn Shop you don’t have to worry about prices or negotiating prices, build value get the highest price you need and present the price. You don’t have to worry about trying to meet lots of people and trying to get taken advantage of.

In summary there are lots of advantages of finding a pawn shop that you can trust. Here at Cedar Post in Hurricane, Utah we value the relationship we have with our customers. We offer a great price and treat all of our customers with the respect they deserve. If you have an item you are interested in selling call us at (435) 635-5966 or visit our get an appraisal page at

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