How your old DVDs can make you HUNDREDS: Mother makes $155 instantly by selling her movies – as others boost their savings with old phones, laptops and iPods
- A woman has shared how decluttering one area of her home earned her $200
- She shared it took very little effort to sell her unwanted household possessions
- The woman says had she asked for a store voucher, she would have gotten more
If you’ve taken inspiration from Marie Kondo and have been decluttering your home at breakneck speed, chances are you’ve got a fair few items lying around.
Instead of ditching unwanted goods curbside or at a charity shop, with little effort it’s entirely possible to earn some cold hard cash.
One savvy Australian woman recently took to Facebook to reveal how she recently netted almost $200 after selling a haul of unwanted DVDs.
‘We organised and culled most of our DVD collection, took them to a trade-in store and we got $155,’ she wrote on a post.
One savvy Australian woman recently took to Facebook to announce she’d netted close to $200 after selling a haul of unwanted DVDs
Further down the thread, the woman explained she had taken her unwanted DVDs to a CeX store in Canberra.
CeX stores are a chain of retail outlets which buy and sell electronics including digital devices, mobile phones, laptops and DVDs.
The woman added that had she asked for a store voucher instead of cash she would have received more than the $155 she was given.
Rather than bin unwanted DVDs it’s possible to turn these into cold hard cash and depending on how many you’re ditching, a fair amount too (stock image)
The woman’s move to sell her DVDs resonated with many who’d seen the post, leaving commenters to remark they’d wished they’d done something similar.
The woman’s cash injection means she could pay for a Netflix subscription for a year (stock image)
‘I just started culling mine yesterday, but wasn’t sure how to get rid of them!’ One person wrote before adding, ‘Turns out there’s a local CeX store near me. I know where I am going tomorrow.’
Another said they had no idea they could sell unwanted DVDs and had instead opted to ditch theirs by the curb.
‘I recently put out a tub of a couple of hundred DVDs out front because I can’t be bothered with all the time wasters selling them. I have a CeX 10 minutes away.’
A third cannily worked out the woman’s sale of the DVDs came to the equivalent of a year’s Netflix subscription.
The woman also fielded questions about how much money the store offered her per DVD.
‘Depends on the DVD,’ she replied. ‘I got 5c for some and $4 or so for others.’