The 5 things you need to be looking for at the flea market

By Brady Alisaskas, Edited by Rachel Petersen

Flea markets. Most of us have been to at least one, but are we “flea marketing” the best that we possibly can? Knowing what to look for and having a better knowledge of the types of items you can find while at the flea market can turn you into a treasure hunting pro in no time!

Without further ado, I give you the top five items that you should always check the flea market for first.

#5 Appliances

We start our list off with an item that will surprise most people. However, a flea market can be the perfect place to find affordable used or liquidated appliances from brands such as Maytag, LG and Samsung. Why get the same item from a big-box store for twice the price?

#4 Clothing

If you’re like me, you get bored with your wardrobe regularly. Unfortunately, it’s pricey to constantly buy new clothing and accessories. This is where a flea market can save you a lot of money. Tons of cheap name-brand clothing and jewelry, both used and new, can be found while taking a stroll past different vendors’ tables.

#3 Books

Listen up, book worms! A flea market might be the best place to buy books. Whether it’s horror, romance or even science fiction that you’re looking for, a flea market has it all. You can pick up most books for only a dollar or two and they are usually in great condition.

#2 Furniture                                                         

Whether it’s an antique buffet table or a liquidated couch, a flea market is a great place to pick up your dream furniture without going over your budget. If you buy from a big-box store, you’ll likely pay the same price or higher for something you need to assemble yourself.

#1 Nostalgic Items

It’s no secret that flea markets are overflowing with antiques, but have you ever stopped to think about the nostalgic items that you may uncover while there? You could rediscover anything from a toy that you had as a child to a dish set that your mother had while you were growing up. Take a look around and see what looks familiar.

Whatever item you may be looking for, consider supporting your local flea market before looking online or going to a department store. You will be amazed at what you can find.

Grow your ever-growing collection!

Do you look for the opportunity to buy books at every place you visit? Do you tell yourself after your every purchase that this is the last book you will buy this year? Do you have a bigger collection of your TBR’s than of your reads? Well, if you can relate to this, then we are providing you another opportunity to grow your collection, and satisfy your book hoarding needs!

 

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Whether it is in the form of articles, comics or books of a particular genre, reading has been considered a good source to enhance your knowledge and vocabulary. Being a reader myself, I know how, when acquired, reading becomes more of a lifestyle than a habit. If you have been thinking about starting to read that particular book, then why wait any longer? Just pick it up and indulge in the experience that it will take you on!

We, at Hanover Flea Market, understand the need to look for deals to buy more books. To give you a chance to satisfy this need, we are offering you a wide collection of books and comics to choose from, and all at affordable prices. So, come give us a visit, and maybe you’ll find your next favorite read here!

The Approaching Sounds of the Holiday Season!

As the temperatures begin to drop down, and as the first showers of the season surface, it is time to grab our favorite hot drink, wear our favorite sweater, and curl up with a good book or watch our favorite movie!

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Winter brings with it the spirit of the Holiday season! All of us are getting ready to take a break from the fast-paced life, and spend some quality time with our family and friends. Here are a few ideas to make your winter fun and memorable this year –

  • Spend a day doing skiing or snow tubing with your family and friends.
  • Spend an evening playing games, and engaging everyone in your family.
  • Do some knitting – make a sweater, a pair of socks, or even a wrap.
  • Learn to make some new recipes that you can share with those around you.
  • Take part in the Christmas activities going on in and around your town.

Also, while enjoying your winters, don’t forget to give us a visit at Hanover Flea Market! This holiday season, we are offering you a variety of winter clothing, accessories, and even some collectible gift items at affordable prices!

Flea Market — A Place To Get All That You Need and More!

Ever heard the term ‘flea market’ and wondered what it meant? Ever wondered how one of your friends got something so antique at such an inexpensive rate? Or how does your friend have such a unique collection of photo frames? Well, the answer to this lies in its very name!

A flea market is a form of market that allows its vendors to sell their previously-owned merchandise, that they feel is ‘not for them’. Flea markets, owing to their diverse vendors, hold goods that one might not find anywhere else. Along with getting anything ranging from regular clothes to home decoration goods to antique pieces, a flea market also provides you a value for your money.

So, still thinking about getting a unique variety of clothes at reasonable rates; or getting toys for your kid who, you know, will break them in an hour or two; or of fulfilling your passion for collecting those antiques, and showing them off at your place? Well, look no further, your Hanover Flea Market is giving you this opportunity to fulfill your heart’s desire!

Do visit us this weekend and explore the variety of goods we hold!

 

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Happy 2019!

Welcome to 2019!

A new year brings new possibilities, new adventures and treasures to find. Hanover Flea Market is always expanding and welcoming new vendors which means new items and treasuring arriving daily! Come check us out this January to find your newest charming piece to add to your home!

Welcome 2019

The Best Books To Read This Fall

As September closes to an end, people are accepting the fact that summer is over and bracing themselves for the fall season to come.
As mentioned in our previous blog post, fall is a time for adventure – but also a time to relax.

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In this post, we have bundled together our favorite books for this fall season.

#1 Every Breath – Nicholas Sparks
We all remember The Notebook right? Well, get ready for more tears. Every Breath follows the lives of two people searching for answers about themselves and their loved ones — and ultimately, finding one another along the way.

#2 Becoming – Michelle Obama
A recognized name and face. Michelle Obama lived as the first lady for 8 years but proves that there is more than meets the eye. In this novel, she shares how she defied the odds to become a mother, daughter, friend, lawyer, and inspiration to women around the world.

#3 Crushing it! – Gary Vaynerchuk
It does not matter the profession you’re in, this novel is an inspiration for achieving success in all aspects of your life. The core of the novel is recognizing your personal brand and capitalizing on that.

#4 The Mars Room – Rachel Kushner
Nothing will fill you up the more than a numerous amount of enriching stories this fall. One of the most ambitious novelists of her generation, U.S. author Kushner fills her books to the brim with stories within stories, told by the characters the narrators meet or depict.

#5 Pillow Thoughts – Courtney Peppernell
Pillow Thoughts is a collection of poetry and prose about heartbreak, love, and raw emotions. It is divided into sections to read when you feel you need them most.

As you can imagine, trying to narrow down to the top 5 books for the fall season was not an easy task. However, we promise that the chosen selection above is worth your time.