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

Selling LEGO on BrickLink – avoiding mistakes

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(Written by William) As I have mentioned in some of my previous articles (see links at the end of this post), I sell LEGO fairly regularly on BrickLink.com to support my hobby. While originally I only sold sets, recently I started adding individual pieces to my store as well. Selling LEGO sets is fairly easy, […] Read more

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Starting out to sell LEGO on BrickLink

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(Written by William) For the longest time I have been considering opening a little BrickLink shop to help fund my LEGO hobby. (As you probably know already, BrickLink is the largest online LEGO marketplace with buyers and sellers from all over the world.) I finally decided to take the plunge, and after a bit of […] Read more

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How to assemble & build retired LEGO sets

(Written by William) Let’s face it, LEGO makes a lot of sets, and LEGO is expensive. LEGO also retires sets after a period of time. All of this means that we may not be able to afford everything we want when available, and by the time we are ready to buy, the set of our […] Read more

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Some tips on parting out & selling LEGO sets

(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 […] Read more

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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 […] Read more

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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 […] Read more

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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 […] Read more

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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 […] Read more

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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. […] Read more

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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 […] Read more

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