Many may wonder why sneakers are a popular item to pawn but there has been a growing interest in unique and vintage sneakers which has made them highly sought after. This is why selling the sneakers that you no longer want can be a great way to raise some cash when you need it.
It is not just handbags and designer outfits which have a used retail market. So why leave your sneakers boxed away or sat at the back of your wardrobe when someone else can be enjoying them instead and you can have the cash in your pocket.
What sort of sneakers are we interested in?
We are interested in a variety of types and makes of sneakers but what makes the sneakers more valuable is when they are rarer and were not mass produced, or are designs and brands that have become sought after. The design of your sneakers can really make the difference as the style is the essence of them and some classic designs are very popular.
The particular brands we are interested in varies depending on trends and uniqueness of the sneakers, but below is a list of some the ones we like:
- Nike Air Jordans
- Dolce & Gabbana
Sneakers can be bought to be worn or as a collector’s item which might be displayed. The design of the sneakers is important to the buyer as they are seen as an expression of their style and the more desirable the design is will heighten the envy of others.
How to sell your sneakers
There are several ways that you can sell your sneakers which includes selling them privately but that can be time-consuming as you need to list them, communicate with potential buyers and then arrange collection or postage of them. However, if you pawn your sneakers to us it is much simpler as we can take the hassle out of selling your sneakers as well as offering a fair price for them.
We can offer a loan or purchase of your sneakers depending on your needs and whether you want the sneakers anymore. We have 24 conveniently located pawnbroker stores across New York and Long Island where you can bring your sneakers so that one of our experienced team can evaluate their value. We have a wealth of experience in buying a wide variety of items and we have been operating for over 70 years.
Our valuation will take in to account the condition of your sneakers and we will research them to give you a fair offer. The market value of your sneakers will depend on a range of considerations including condition, brand, age, style and availability of the designs.
So, if you want to pawn sneakers New York then look no further as GEM Pawnbrokers are the ideal place to sell your sneakers, just simply call into one of stores with your sneakers and walk away with the cash.