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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 are often asked by our readers to provide suggestions on how they can simplify their lifestyles. We’re not specifically experts on the matter, but thankfully we have an abundance of professional experts we rely on to bring you amazing tips that can help you start downsizing without the loss of value.
It’s not easy to change old habits, and it is quite difficult to let go of stuff. We are here to guide you to a path of simplicity, but you need to be ready, and we promise it gets easier with practice.
You’re downsizing, moving, or lost a family member, and now you’re ready to prepare for an estate sale. One question you have to ask yourself, am I doing this myself or hiring someone?
If you don’t have enough items in a home to justify an estate sale, you’ll know that pretty quickly from the companies you interview, and the decision is quite clear.
The laid back Bohemian décor also known as Boho Chic reflects individuality, estate sales have amazing finds that can inspire your earthy design ideas without breaking the bank. Here are some home decor ideas and an abundance of items you’ll find by shopping estate sales.
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Most will relate an estate sale to someone passing on, that’s often incorrect. The estate sale definition is the process of liquidating assets. On many occasions it is referred to as a trustee sale, probate sale, tag sale or liquidation sale.
Reasons For Liquidation
Besides the loss of a family member, here are the most common reasons for holding a sale
Finding happiness with less clutter is easy if you downsize. Downsizing involves both real property and personal property. With the help of professionals, rightsizing or downsizing your estate can be achieved while still realizing the most value.
Here are a few reasons why we downsize:
Reaching retirement age and moving to a smaller home
Most homeowners ask this same question when they contact an estate sale professional. If you attend estate sales on a regular basis, you’ll see the majority of them do not have the homeowners stay home during an estate sale, but is there a reason why?
There is no law or requirement preventing a homeowner from staying during the estate sale. Estate Sale companies will address this based on preference in their policies and estate sale contracts. Some allow it, and some don’t. If you’re the homeowner,
When it comes to estate liquidation, no one ever considers consignment, it’s also not something we think about when we move or remodel, we simply hold an estate sale, yard sale, or moving sale, and donate what’s left.
Consignment is a great option when there are not enough items in a home to hold an estate sale, or for valuable items that remain after an estate sale.
One of the most difficult decisions for us to make as our beloved family members age and need to transition.
The emotional well being of our elderly must be top priority as we make this and other difficult decisions. The goal is not to let go, but rather transition with care.