Estate Related News & Articles
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.
We are overwhelmed with guilt when deciding what to do with these items and are faced with the difficult decisions on whether to sell or keep them. While many of us would like to keep everything handed down from our parents or a loved one, the clutter can overwhelm our lives quickly, here’s some tips on de-cluttering with respect.
The estate sale contract outlines in writing the agreements and responsibilities of parties involved. You as the hiring party, and the estate liquidator or company hired to perform the sale. An estate sale contract is necessary because a verbal agreement is not enough.
All parties mentioned are bound by the details, here’s an example of the various sections generally included in a contract.
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
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.
You’re faced with an overwhelming responsibility and need to hire an estate sale coordinator, but like most, you’re concerned with what do estate sale companies charge and is it worth it?
When asked, this is one of the biggest reasons people shy away from hiring estate sale companies, and choose to hold an estate sale themselves.