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2024 Seller’s Guide for Colorado Springs

Need to declutter? Want to sell your items for real money?

Your items might have cash value!

As professional organizers, we help people declutter daily. Like you, we love getting cash for our stuff.

The trick is finding where to sell your items without wasting more time and energy than an item is worth.

Let this guide be your compass. We’ll help you navigate the seller’s landscape and hopefully turn some of your well-loved items into cash!

Where Can I Sell My ____ in Colorado Springs?

Here are the overall categories of resell options we’ll cover in this blog:

  1. Person-to-person classified ads
  2. Secondhand and consignment shops
  3. Estate and appraisal specialist

Be sure to scroll all the way through!
You might be surprised at all the places available to you.

At the bottom of this post, we’ll break down where you can sell the following items:

  1. Clothes 
  2. Kids clothes
  3. Toys
  4. Baby items
  5. Wall art 
  6. Camping gear
  7. Kids bikes
  8. Furniture 
  9. CDs and vinyl records
  10. DVDs
  11. Electronics 
  12. Musical instruments 
  13. Video games and movies 
  14. Sports items 

Where Can I Sell My ____ in Colorado Springs? (Direct / Person-to-Person)

You will get the highest value for your item, but it takes time to coordinate the sale and transaction.

Facebook Marketplace

An opportunity to sell locally! You can arrange for your items to be picked up from your home or meeting spot of your choice. Pick the price, list your items, and get paid!

Typical items for sale:

  • Furniture
  • Jewelry
  • Wedding Dress
  • Box Springs
  • Tools
  • Bikes
  • Craft supplies
  • Office supplies
  • School supplies
  • Garden supplies
  • Pet supplies
  • Electronics
  • Holiday decorations
  • Board games and video games

Craigslist

Typically an older audience, Craigslist is a place to sell and re-home your gently used items. You can create a post showcasing items for sale:

  • Appliances
  • Auto Parts
  • Arts/Crafts
  • Wheels/Tires
  • Musical Instruments
  • Bikes
  • Electronics
  • Home improvement supplies
  • Fitness equipment

eBay

eBay is a wonderful tool to connect buyers and sellers globally!

We recommend this for specialty or higher-end items small enough to ship to reach a bigger market.

  • High-end or niche clothing
  • Cell phones
  • Cameras
  • Jewelry
  • Collectibles
  • Electronics

This site is best known for the auctions of valuable items!

Garage Sales

Colorado Springs has a garage sale search engine that will find the local sales for you!

Type in your desired zip code and find the dates of moving sales, neighborhood sales, etc., near you.

Usually Colorado Springs, Briargate, and Monument garage sales will be advertised one week prior and start on a Friday.

You can advertise on Craigslist too . . .
but did you also know about this this garage sale website? It’s a great way to get more traffic.

Shoppers who come on Friday are people who love combing garage sales all around town. Start early in the day to sell your treasures!

Where Can I Sell My ____ to a Secondhand or Consignment Store in Colorado Springs?

An easy option to drop off items and let someone else do the work of selling it. You’ll get less money for your items, stores may be picky with what they accept, but it’s more than you’ll get dropping items off at Goodwill.

Once Upon A Child

6948 North Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Phone: 719-599-5966

Get paid and save for being eco-friendly!

  • Kids and baby clothing
  • Costumes and dancewear
  • Swimwear
  • Kids and baby footwear
  • Toys, books, and games
  • Baby gear
  • Furniture and shelves geared toward early childhood

Once Upon a Child will pay you cash on the spot and provide a convenient way to recycle the items your children have outgrown, giving those items a second life. 

Plato’s Closet

1747 Briargate Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Phone: 719-266-8122

925 N Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Phone: 719-622-8933

Want to make some extra cash fast?

Plato’s Closet pays cash on the spot for gently-used items that are in current style and in great condition. Plato’s Closet is geared towards guys and girls in their teens and twenties and accept:

  • Clothing, dresswear, and outerwear
  • Athletic wear
  • Shoes
  • Handbags
  • Accessories

thredUP

1. Fill up your kit.

Free up space in your closet by filling any box or bag with gently-used items you no longer wear, need, or love.

2. Send your stuff.

Place the shipping label on the box or bag and drop it off with FedEx or USPS.

3. Sit back and relax.

Without delay, when eligible items sell, you can cash out or get shopping credit. 

Thrift, Clean Out, and Do Good with thredUP, a sustainable fashion retail group. This is an online consignment and thrift store where you can buy and sell high-quality secondhand clothes.

  • Women’s and kids’ Clothing
  • Activewear
  • Swimwear
  • Costumes (kids only)
  • Maternity clothing
  • Plus-size clothing
  • Women’s and kids’ shoes
  • Accessories
  • Handbags

Just Between Friends

3960 Palmer Park Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Phone: 720-785-3522

It’s a wonderful resource for helping Colorado Springs families sell the items their kids have outgrown—all in one place at one time.

  • Children’s clothing (infant through teen sizes)
  • Maternity clothing
  • Infant care items (diaper pails, bottles, nursing items)
  • Kid furnishings (room decor, furniture, pack-n-play)
  • Toys & play equipment (large, small, indoor, outdoor)
  • Books, DVDs, games, video games & gaming systems
  • Arts & crafts (party supplies, arts/crafts)
  • Strollers & car seats
  • Sporting goods

Uptown Cheapskate

5915 N Academy Blvd, Unit 5917, Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Phone: 719-203-4727

Selling to Uptown is easy and fast. Earn instant cash or 25% more in trade-in value.

How to:

  1. Prep your clothes, make sure they’re washed, and choose items in good condition.
  2. Bring it them in with your government-issued ID.
  3. Get paid and recycle your clothing – it’s a win-win!

Shop used first to make the world better, cleaner, and more sustainable.

Take a Peak Consignment

5665 N Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Phone: 719-313-9180

Take a Peak is a locally-owned consignment store servicing Colorado Springs and greater El Paso County.

How to consign:

  • Step 1: Condition – inspect your items.
  • Step 2: Email or text them photos.
  • Step 3: They will contact you to bring in the items for consignment.
  • Step 4: Pickup and delivery

The contract is a 75-day agreement. Every 15 days an item goes unsold, the price drops 5% not to exceed a 20% drop throughout the contract. There is a 50/50 split on the sale price and checks are available on the first Saturday of each month.

Upstage Furniture Consignment

5566 N Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Phone: 719-599-8007

Sell with ease, buy with confidence!

They accept:

  • Vintage pieces
  • Beds
  • Office furniture
  • Couches
  • Decor

A furniture consignment and staging store with constantly changing inventory.

What’s Left Records

2217 E Platte Ave Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Phone: 719-203-5826

Excellent selection of new and used records.

Get a quote for your records by visiting their website and submitting a quote form.

Independent Records & Video

195 N Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Phone: 719-473-0882

Colorado’s finest independent music store since 1978!

Bring in your unwanted…

  • CDs
  • DVDs
  • Vinyl LPs
  • 45 singles
  • Books

Turn your unused items into CASH or store credit almost instantly! They will pay top prices for all your unwanted titles.

If you have a large collection of more than 200 CDs, DVDs, vinyl or books to sell then you might want to call the store ahead so that you can arrange a mutually convenient time for them to value your items. For very large collections they might be able to arrange to visit you.

Play It Again Sports

5170 N Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Phone: 719-528-5840

1808 N Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Phone: 719-574-4849

They buy your gear all day, everyday!

Their 3-step process:

  1. Gather up your sports and fitness gear you aren’t using anymore. Bring it in, no appointment necessary.
  2. They will check your items out while considering the condition and demand for like items.
  3. They will make you an offer and pay you on the spot!

Athletes of every age can buy and sell used gear for their upcoming sports season.

Earth Pig Music

1953 W Uintah Street Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Phone: 719-575-9847

Accepts: New and used vinyl records and CDs.

Family owned and operated since 1992.

Check out their Facebook page for up to date hours.

Music Go Round

410 W Fillmore Street Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Phone: 719-471-3831

They are always buying music gear and love trades!

How does it work?

  1. Text them at 719-257-3106 for a pre-inspection estimate.
  2. Send pictures, models, and note any defects or damage.
  3. They will make you a cash offer based on fair market value or participate in a trade.

Music Go Round stores are individually owned and operated by musicians like you, who are knowledgeable about their products and understand your wants and needs. 

EntertainMART

651 N Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Phone: 719-380-8580

Your entertainment superstore!

What do they buy?

Movies: Blu-ray, DVDs, 4K UHD
Video Games: Both retro & new games
Collectibles: new Toys and Posters

Music: CDs & LPs
Video Games: Retro & new consoles, accessories & guides
Collectibles: Comic books, graphic novels, used toys, board games & memorabilia
Cards: Sports cards & collectible game cards, like Magic the Gathering, Pokemon, & Yu-Gi-Oh!
Books: We carry books in our Joplin, MO, V·Stock, and EntertainMART locations, both classic and new best-sellers.

From the newest hit movies, music, and video games to the rarest comics, toys, and memorabilia, EntertainMart is the only store to have it all!

Ascent Cycling

6472 Templeton Gap Road Colorado Springs, CO 80923
Phone: 719-597-8181

Trade in your bikes here!

How To:

  1. Visit their website and select the tab “Trade-In”.
  2. Enter your bicycles make, model, and year to find out a rough estimate of it’s worth.
  3.  Actual trade-in value is determined upon bicycle inspection.

They accept kid’s bikes!

Mountain Equipment Recyclers

2222 Bott Avenue Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Phone: 719-210-6427

Mountain Equipment Recyclers, Inc. (MER) is a retail and consignment store buying new and used high-quality outdoor equipment.

Their process:

  1. Bring gear to store. They will help you carry in larger items.
  2. Fill our your consignee form and then they sell you gear at their store.
  3. Your choice of check or store credit!

What they accept:

  1. Adult and Kids Bikes
  2. Backpacking and Hiking
  3. Tents and Camping
  4. Skiing and Snowboarding
  5. Rock Climbing
  6. Outdoor Clothing

Support the local community and buy or sell (or donate) high-quality, brand-name outdoor gear at a fraction of the price of expensive high-end gear stores. 

Where Can I Sell My ____ Through an Appraiser or Estate Specialist?

When you have items of high value, an appraiser and estate professional can assist you in getting the most value.

Estate Appraisal

Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Phone: 719-304-6717

We like to recommend, Steven Hale, an estate appraiser who works with us on properties containing our client’s most valuable, higher-end items. If you have antiques to sell, this is a great resource!

If you are moving or have inherited an estate, he can help with making the best choice on how to handle selling these more personal items.

Don’t Need → Declutter → Sell!

Selling your items is as simple as utilizing one of these great Colorado Springs resources. You’ve got this!

We encourage you to sell what you no longer enjoy.

What is something of value that you hang on to, but simply don’t use anymore?
This is a good time to put some extra cash towards something you WILL use and truly enjoy.

Have items you want to donate?

You can donate more than you think!

We list a variety of donation spots in our 2023 Colorado Springs Donation Guide.

In fact, our community thrives when we help one another by sharing and reusing items.

Good luck as you donate and sell!

Below, we break down where you can sell specific items.

Where can I sell clothes in Colorado Springs?

Plato’s Closet

1747 Briargate Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Phone: 719-266-8122

925 N Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Phone: 719-622-8933

Uptown Cheapskate

5915 N Academy Blvd, Unit 5917 Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Phone: 719-203-4727

thredUP

Online

eBay

Online

Facebook Marketplace

Online

Where can I sell kids’ clothes in Colorado Springs?

Once Upon A Child

6948 North Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Phone: 719-599-5966

Just Between Friends

3960 Palmer Park Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Phone: 720-785-3522

Facebook Marketplace

Online

Where can I sell toys in Colorado Springs?

Once Upon A Child

6948 North Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Phone: 719-599-5966

Just Between Friends

3960 Palmer Park Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Phone: 720-785-3522

Facebook Marketplace

Online

Where can I sell baby items in Colorado Springs?

Once Upon A Child

6948 North Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Phone: 719-599-5966

Just Between Friends

3960 Palmer Park Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Phone: 720-785-3522

Facebook Marketplace

Online

Where can I sell wall art in Colorado Springs?

Upstage Furniture Consignment

5566 N Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Phone: 719-599-8007

Take A Peak Consignment

5665 N Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Phone: 719-313-9180

Where can I sell camping gear in Colorado Springs?

Mountain Equipment Recyclers

2222 Bott Avenue Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Phone: 719-210-6427

Where can I sell kids bikes in Colorado Springs?

Ascent Cycling

6472 Templeton Gap Road Colorado Springs, CO 80923
Phone: 719-597-8181

Mountain Equipment Recyclers

2222 Bott Avenue Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Phone: 719-210-6427

Where can I sell furniture in Colorado Springs?

Upstage Furniture Consignment

5566 N Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Phone: 719-599-8007

Take A Peak Consignment

5665 N Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Phone: 719-313-9180

Where can I sell CDs and records in Colorado Springs?

What’s Left Records

2217 E Platte Ave Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Phone: 719-203-5826

Independent Records & Video

195 N Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Phone: 719-473-0882

Earth Pig Music

1953 W Uintah Street Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Phone: 719-575-9847

Where can I sell DVDs in Colorado Springs?

Independent Records & Video

195 N Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Phone: 719-473-0882

EntertainMART

651 N Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Phone: 719-380-8580

Where can I sell electronics in Colorado Springs?

Facebook Marketplace

Online

Craigslist

Online

Where can I sell musical instruments in Colorado Springs?

Music Go Round

410 W Fillmore Street Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Phone: 719-471-3831

Where can I sell video games and movies in Colorado Springs?

EntertainMART

651 N Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Phone: 719-380-8580

Where can I sell sports items in Colorado Springs?

Play it Again Sports

5170 N Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Phone: 719-528-5840

1808 N Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Phone: 719-574-4849

At Joyful Spaces, we provide low-stress organizing sessions in Colorado Springs to help you conquer your clutter, and transform your space to make it creatively efficient, so you can get back to what you actually love!

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January 19, 2024

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