Best way to sell a Washer and Dryer

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GridironGems
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Best way to sell a Washer and Dryer

Post by GridironGems » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:09 pm

I help out a gentleman whom is in a retirement facility and he recently moved to a different room. He moved to this facility in 2013 and purchased a Whirlpool Duet stackable washer and dryer. He no longer needs it in his new room and I do not have washer and dryer hookups in my apartment, so I currently have no use for it either. It is currently sitting in a friends garage, so am thinking about just selling them. They are very nice and in excellent shape. Probably only used once per week. Just looking for the best way to sell them and set a price.

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Re: Best way to sell a Washer and Dryer

Post by bloom2708 » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:18 pm

Craigslist and/or LetGo
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Re: Best way to sell a Washer and Dryer

Post by lthenderson » Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:47 am

GridironGems wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:09 pm
I help out a gentleman whom is in a retirement facility and he recently moved to a different room.
I would also try posting an ad on the facility bulletin board. Lots of times incoming residents have a need for different equipment than what they had in their houses.

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Re: Best way to sell a Washer and Dryer

Post by Smorgasbord » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:38 am

I've bought a few washers and dryers off Craigslist, and the ones that sell quickly are in relatively good shape and priced in the $100 to $150 range. Unless they are screaming good deals, I usually stay away from front loading washers because A) they are heavy and a pain to move, and B) some models have problems with mold accumulation.

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Re: Best way to sell a Washer and Dryer

Post by Pajamas » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:45 am

Put ads up in the laundry room or other common area of a condo/co-op building that has stacked washers and dryers in the apartments. Otherwise, Craigslist.

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Re: Best way to sell a Washer and Dryer

Post by Nowizard » Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:18 am

In addition, use training programs where older students with families are enrolled and churches. For example, internship and residency programs. We sold several SUV's by placing ads at theological seminaries where families with little income need reliable transportation. They also need a W/D. Churches will, of course, also ask if you want to donate to a needy family.

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Re: Best way to sell a Washer and Dryer

Post by shawndoggy » Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:20 am

I've used CL a lot, but lately I've been selling my junk using facebook marketplace. easy peasy, and seems like you get fewer scammers than on CL. YMMV

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Re: Best way to sell a Washer and Dryer

Post by Sandtrap » Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:45 am

Craig’s List
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Re: Best way to sell a Washer and Dryer

Post by bob60014 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:34 pm

Craigslist or letgo. Just sold ours due to a move to a guy that has rentals. He buys good condition used washers n dryers that are on CL. Depending on your area a stackable would be in demand I would think. Worked out well for us.

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Re: Best way to sell a Washer and Dryer

Post by runner3081 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:46 am

Facebook and Craigslist.

Don't hassle with LetGo or OfferUp. Those may be area specific, but are worthless here. (I sell 200+ items locally each year).

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Re: Best way to sell a Washer and Dryer

Post by GridironGems » Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:54 am

Looks like Craigslist / Facebook are probably the best options. How about how to determine how much to sell them for? I am not sure what he paid for them, but for brand new, they are going for $1,300 or so

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Re: Best way to sell a Washer and Dryer

Post by Dinosaur Dad » Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:08 am

In my area (southern connecticut) you can donate to "Restore" which benefits habitat for humanity. There may be one near you.
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