Estate Related News & Articles
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.
Holding an estate sale is an excellent choice for liquidating a large amount of household…
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.
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.
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?
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.
Local Estate Sales throughout the country have a variety of items for sale, while the estate sale professionals perform their due diligence on items that can be legally sold during a sale. Estate Sale shoppers must also be aware that the items being sold are used items and requires the buyer to perform their own due diligence and research.
During a local estate sale, you’ll see a variety of items being sold. Each home is different; some may be filled with vintage and antique items, while others hold everyday items, dishes, furniture, including children items such as strollers and car seats.