Estate Related News & Articles
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.
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,…
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.