Frequently Asked Questions About Estate Sales
Anyone who is downsizing, relocating, moving, or liquidating a loved one's estate.
Contact us for a free, no-obligation consultation. We can explain the process and answer any questions you may have.
It is recommended that you have the estate sale first; that way any repairs/improvements can be made to an empty house. It takes us one week from start to finish, leaving the house, garage, and any sheds swept or vacuumed and ready for the next stage.
Antique, vintage, and contemporary furniture, coins, fine and costume jewelry, Native American art and collectibles, Chinese antiques, artwork, rugs, and collectibles, vehicles, clothing, collections, toys, books, records, media, precious metals, bicycles, cars, motorbikes, quilts, linens, perfume, crystal, glass, and china. Any household and garage items, old or new. Nearly everything has value.
No, we may see value in items that you may not.
We charge a percentage of the total sales. This includes set up, research and appraisals, planning, pricing, organizing, promoting, and staffing the sale.
We accept cash, Venmo, Apple Pay, debit, and credit cards. Credit cards accepted include Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express.
Yes, we are certified by the American Society of Estate Liquidators.
We advertise your sale on regional estate sale websites, local websites, our personal website, use of our extensive mailing list, social media, a private invitation to collectors (when appropriate), extensive exterior signs, and neighbor notifications and flyers. We have been recognized as being the most viewed estate sale in the United States! Please view our Certificates of Recognition under "Industry Recognition."
We can discuss your options. We can arrange to donate, haul, and clean, leaving your home ready for resale. If you would like us to leave all items as is, that is also an option.
We will forward a check for the net proceeds of the sale, less our commission, hauling fee (if applicable), and sales tax, within 10 business days after the conclusion of the sale.
We take between 1-2 weeks to ensure a thorough sorting process. We take time to look through pockets, purses, boxes, and drawers. We are careful to put aside & return all personal photographs, documents, and other family items that you would not want to be sold.
Yes, we sort and organize your complete household ready for sale.