Last Updated on 8/30/2004 by bidz

Yard sales: the art of the deal

East Bay Newspapers
By Peter Dodd
Monday, August 30, 2004

“EAST BAY – It’s after midnight on a Friday evening, and while most of his peers are sound asleep at the end of a hard work week, or even lining up for last call at the local tavern, John Bellagamba is pouring over pages of data as he sits in front of his home computer. The Middletown resident is bleary-eyed but diligent, searching the Net, taking notes, strategizing and synchronizing coordinates from desktop to Palm Pilot. He is tired and needs to be up in a few hours, but he knows that it’s this extra effort that will give him the leg up on his competition.”

Yard sales: the art of the deal