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Everyone agrees, half of the half of the estate sales are organized when homeowners decide to downsize or liquidate their home, the remaining half are arranged when somebody passes away.
Because these sales are aimed at selling off large portions of household items quickly, you can safely expect items’ prices to be much lower than what you find at retail stores, antique shops and even on eBay.
We all vouch to spend quality time with our aging parents, but unfortunately everyday life like busy work schedules, children, distance for those that live far away from their parents tend to delay the promise we’ve made to ourselves and our loved ones, so thank god for the holidays.
Liquidating an entire estate is not easy, but you’ve got choices. Do it yourself garage sale, Estate sales, or auctions. What we will focus on is what brings you the best liquidation value. There’s always other choices such as estate buy-outs where someone buys everything from you at once for the purpose of resale, or you can simply donate.
When you hire estate sale organizers, there are certain expectations you may have before, during, and after the estate sale is over. There are however some reasonable and unreasonable expectations that must be highlighted to clear some confusion among the general public.
Hiring professional estate sale planners requires finesse, in an unregulated industry it’s important to be…
If you’re still focused on canceling the estate sale, make sure everyone involved gets paid what’s due. Otherwise, be ready for a legal battle that will cost you more in the long run, where a signed, legal and binding document such as an estate sale contract will prevail.
So you’ve been told no one wants your parents’ stuff? We’re here to tell you,…
Do you love finding new things but wondering what to buy at estate sales? Look at some of the items purchased and some ideas for your next estate sale find.
New Items To Buy At Estate Sales
Quite often, everyone thinks that estate sales are for finding unique, old items that aren’t found in local retail stores. This is far from the truth.
When you hire an estate sale company, there will be a fee to setup, organize, market, and sell the entire contents of a home. The cost of an estate sale will vary depending on the company and the location, but generally what you’re paying for is similar across the industry.
Many estate sale forums, and online articles have stated that an estate sale business website is not really necessary. There are many companies that do well without a website, while this may be correct, it is not sufficient to sustain an estate sale business long term.