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5 Things Pawnshops Love To Buy

If you are finding yourself in a financial pinch and need some instant cash, or simply want to sell off some of the items you no longer need, a pawnshop is the perfect place for you. While pawnshops buy almost everything that is of value, there are certain things that pawnshops always buy, and you can expect a good price for them. Here are some things you can readily sell at any pawnshop: 


Jewelry, particularly gold and silver jewelry, always works great when you want to make quick money at a pawn shop. Unfortunately, costume jewelry won’t fetch you much unless it is designer jewelry. Gold, silver, and diamond jewelry always bring a reasonable amount. The higher the purity of gold, silver, or diamond, the easier it is to sell it. If you are in need of money and you have a piece of jewelry you are not emotionally attached to; you can use sell it for cash. If you don’t want to part with the piece forever, you can choose to pawn it.  

Scrap gold 

Scrap gold is another favorite thing for pawnshops to buy. If you have gold coins or gold in any other form, you can sell them at a pawnshop. Even if you have some jewelry pieces that are damaged or have minor defects (like a missing gemstone), you can still sell them to the pawnshop. You will get the value of gold based on the weight and purity of the metal. All types of gold are accepted, including yellow gold, white gold, and rose gold.  


Electronic items are always in high demand. Technology evolves really fast, and there are people always ready to buy electronic items that may not be the latest model but cost them a lot less. Smartphones, tablets, laptops, and LED TVs that are in good condition are always welcome. These items fly off the shelves very quickly, so pawnshops are more than happy to buy them. However, don’t expect much if you have really old items that may still be working.  

Power tools 

Power tools are also a sought-after item in the pawn market. There are DIY enthusiasts, handymen, plumbers, and builders, looking to buy power tools such as drills, grinders, saws, and more. They are often looking for good deals on these items, and pawnshops are their preferred shopping destination. So, pawnshops are always happy to buy power tools. Please note that most pawnshops do not accept homeowner-quality power tools. If you have high-quality professional-grade power tools, pawnshops will happily buy them. 

Sports equipment 

Pawnshops always buy good quality sports equipment from trusted brands. Golf sets, fishing equipment, hockey sticks, and other sports equipment are in high demand. Sportspersons and coaches often visit the neighborhood pawnshops in search of quality sports gear. Again, make sure the sports equipment is in good condition and is of high quality before taking it to the pawnshop. Each piece of equipment is carefully inspected before purchase.  

If you have any of these items lying around, you can make some instant cash by selling them at a pawn shop. Please note that these are not the only items pawnshops buy. Pawnshops can buy anything that is of value. However, it is easier to sell the items listed above, and you can expect a good price for them.  

Selling items at a pawnshop can be a convenient way to turn your unwanted possessions into quick cash. Pawnshops offer a straightforward process and often provide fair evaluations for the items you bring in

If you want to know more about policies for buying and selling different items, get in touch with us now.