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LEGO Shopping Tips

Become a savvy LEGO shopper in both the online & offline world! Do you have your own LEGO shopping tips? Share them here! :D

Some tips on parting out & selling LEGO sets

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(Written by Skyward) I was strolling through my local department store and saw two #70803 The LEGO Movie Cloud Cuckoo Palace sets. Aware that this set was becoming hard to find, I decided to purchase them for resale. Knowing that buying LEGO sets for the purpose of reselling (either as a sealed set or by parting […]

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Brick Classifieds – online LEGO marketplace

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If you have been a long-time reader here, you may remember that a few years back we talked about a really helpful LEGO website and community called BrickPicker.com. You can read the article here: LEGO Investment Guide for Sellers & Collectors. BrickPicker is all about watching the price trends of LEGO sets on eBay with […]

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What’s at the LEGO Pick-A-Brick Wall?

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Official LEGO stores have this awesome feature called the Pick-A-Brick Wall, also referred to as PAB-Wall. It is a section of the LEGO store where you can buy loose LEGO elements by the cup from clear plastic bins arranged on an entire wall of the store – a LEGO fan’s dream! One challenge is knowing […]

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LEGO investment guide for sellers & collectors

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In the past few years investing in LEGO has become a trend and hot topic amongst LEGO fans. Previously people bought LEGO for their children or their own enjoyment, and only considered selling their collection when they wanted to move on from the hobby or had to sell their collection due to financial or other issues. However […]

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LEGO shopping: the myth of Toys’R’Us deals

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If you have been involved in the LEGO hobby for some time you are well aware of how important it is to have a LEGO shopping strategy. LEGO is not cheap, and both the LEGO Company as well as retailers are taking advantage of the popularity of the brand by keeping prices as high as […]

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LEGO budgeting: spreading out LEGO-buying

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(Written by Sarah) In a perfect world, everyone would get everything they wanted. Unfortunately, this is not a perfect world and our wants far outweigh our means. We simply can’t afford everything we want. We have to spread our purchases out over time; otherwise we end up spending food-money or charging too much on credit-cards. […]

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Shopping for LEGO on eBay

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Have you ever checked out the LEGO selection on eBay? Yep! There is quite a bit of treasure there! Is eBay a good place to shop for LEGO? I would say absolutely yes, but with some caveats. Here I will share with you some of the things I have learned from shopping on eBay in […]

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Shopping for LEGO on BrickLink

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If you are searching for specific LEGO parts, discontinued sets, or rare minifigures, there is no better place to shop than BrickLink! BrickLink is the biggest online marketplace for LEGO buyers and sellers from around the globe. Here I will give you an overview about LEGO shopping on BrickLink so you become familiar with the process. […]

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