Estate Related News & Articles
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,…
Most of us love shopping local estate sales, and many of us wonder what it would be like to cross to the other side by starting an estate sale business of our own. If you’re feeling extra daring and energetic, here are some things to consider if you’re thinking about owning your own estate sale company.
With estate sale competition heightened, many estate sale companies are creating a new social gathering and interest around their client’s estate sales by hosting “Champagne Estate Sales”. These sale events include the consumption of alcohol while you shop, how fun right? What about the liability?
The month of November has been proclaimed as the National Family Caregivers Month to honor those that courageously provide care across our nation to our veterans, elderly and anyone in need of care.
In the United States there is an average of 60 million people providing care to disabled individuals. Let us join together in honoring and supporting those that give so much of themselves to care for others.
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
When hiring estate sale organizers, one always wonders if a special license or certification is necessary to own an estate sale business. Although many estate liquidation companies are owned by licensed brokers, appraisers or auctioneers, their license isn’t specific to the estate sale industry.
Details about professional licensing
A license gives “permission to practice” it is issued in order to regulate specific activities that require specialized skill. Real estate brokers are licensed professionals, so are estate attorneys, and appraisers.
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.
What you need to know, questions you need to ask when choosing an estate sale company or hiring an estate liquidator.
Estate sales have been around for centuries, and so have many estate sale liquidators, but in recent years, and due to the difficult economic hardships, many unemployed individuals have found the estate sale industry financially attractive and easy to bridge.