Estate sales are designed for individuals who need to sell most of the items in a home, whether due to the loss of a loved one, relocation, or downsizing, divorce, or dissolution of a business . Selling an estate can be a difficult and emotional task for the home owner, the Trustee, or the Executor of a Will. To help you get started, we offer a Free of charge, no obligation, walk through consultation to assess your needs and address any questions you may have. After determining your individual needs, we will recommend options on how to move forward.
Organize, Stage & Photograph
We will professionally organize, clean and stage all items within your home. We will merchandise your home and transform it into a retail store. We also take professional pictures, market and advertise your sale.
Research, Price & Barcode
We will inventory all items, research item values, and set prices. We will tag all items with professionally printed and barcoded tags that include item description, price and unique item specific barcode.
Estate Sale Days
We will conduct your multi-day sale over the scheduled sale dates using the appropriate number of staff. All items purchased are scanned at checkout and integrate with our state of the art POS system and database. A receipt is printed that must be checked at the door for exit.
At the close of your sale we will tidy up, vacuum and broom clean. Your business check and detailed and itemized sales report will be sent via USPS priority mail with signature within 7 business days.
Organizing & Staging
We professionally organize, clean, and stage your home room by room displaying estate items in an attractive way for the buying public. Our methods create a true retail shopping experience for our customers and they find the sale more enjoyable, spend more time shopping and purchase more items. They often come back time and time again, buying each and every time!
Research, Pricing & Barcoding
As a professional company, we inventory all items over twenty dollars, research values, and set prices. Once priced, we individually tag items with professionally printed tags, which includes the item description, price and unique item barcode. We have significant knowledge of resale prices and fair market value, and utilize our prices realized database, pricing resources, and appraisers as necessary to ensure appropriate pricing of your valuables. We determine the most appropriate way to sell items of higher value, either at the estate sale or at a high end specialty auction.
Marketing & Advertising
We take professional pictures of individual items, advertise and market your estate sale on our site as well as on Estatesales.net, Estatesales.org, Estatesale.com, specialty sites, email and the local newspapers when appropriate. In fact, we have consistently been in the top ten most viewed companies from 2015-2018. We use professionally made signs both within the sale to inform our customers of the policies of the sale and on the roadways to attract traffic and passer-byes.
Estate Sale Days
We conduct your multi-day sale over the scheduled dates using the appropriate number of staff to provide great customer service and facilitate a successful sale.
State-Of-The-Art Point of Sale & Bar Code Tagging & Inventory System
Your sale will be conducted using a State-Of-The-Art Point Of Sale register system, which integrates with our proprietary barcode and tagging system. All items are scanned at checkout so every sale is instantly recorded into our database. This is not only lightning fast, but accurately records details about every item including the name of the item, the day and time the item sold, and the price at which the items sold. You will receive a detailed report of all item sold data at the conclusion of the sale as well as items left unsold for tax purposes.
Once the sale closes for the day, we will tidy up, vacuum and broom clean. A detailed and itemized sales report and your check will be deposited directly into your bank account within 7 business days.