The New Year period is one of the best times to declutter your home. It’s also a great time to make money from your unwanted items on eBay. According to eBay UK, most people have over 50 unused items in their home, which could be worth up to AU$865.05.
So what are the best selling items, and how much money can you make?
The online marketplace has released a list of the top 10 items sold between December 26 2017 and January 19 2018.
Before you start listing your unwanted things, read our guide to how to sell on eBay.
1. Home appliances
Scored a new kitchen appliance for Christmas? If your old mixer or microwave is still in good condition, you can make good money on eBay.
Average selling price for a second-hand Kitchen Aid mixer: $264.64
2. Video game consoles
Has your household gained a new Xbox, PlayStation or Nintendo Switch over the festive season? Find a new owner for your video game console.
Average selling price for a second-hand Xbox: $166.01
Upgraded your mobile phone? You’ll be surprised how popular they are on eBay.
Average selling price for a second-hand smartphone: $309.65
Culled those designer shoes at the back of your wardrobe? You can make a pretty penny for your unworn (or good condition) kicks.
Average selling price for second-hand shoes: $28.93
Got a new laptop for Christmas? Time to find a new home for your old one.
Average selling price for a second-hand Macbook Air: $709.79
6. Video games
How many video games have you finished? There is a great demand on eBay for pre-owned versions.
Average selling price for second-hand video games: $23.06
7. Board games
How many board games are languishing un-played on your shelves. Find a new family for them on eBay.
Average selling price for second-hand Scrabble: $13.36
8. DVDs and Blu-rays
Decluttered your pile of DVDs over the Christmas break? eBay is a great place to sell them.
Average selling price for second-hand DVD: $7.85
Not so keen on the new perfume you received for Christmas? There’s great demand for unused bottles on eBay.
Average selling price for second-hand fragrance: $31.20
10. DVD player and home cinema
Did you get a new Blu-ray player for Christmas? Offload your old one and make some cash.
Average selling price for second-home DVD player: $78.19
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