How Does an Estate Sale Work

How Does an Estate Sale Work?

In most instances, we are called upon to sell the contents of a home so let me tell you what that process tends to look like...

How Does an Estate Sale Work?Once an agreement is finalized, my team and I will come in to start the set up process. First we figure out traffic flow, parking, entry and exits etc and decide how the sale will be structured. Next begins the process of setting up the sale. We bring in tables and find the best ways to display everything to make it easier for the shoppers to find what they are looking for.

This means, we take everything out of their hiding places by emptying cabinets, searching the attics and basements. We go through everything with a fine toothed comb so that we know exactly what we have and what we are offering.

price and research the itemsThe next step is to price and research the items. We try to find that just right balance of pricing so that the item will sell but also get as much as we can for our clients. We work on a percentage basis so that means we are invested in getting the best price possible for every item which, in return translates to a better outcome for both the client and us.

The Sale

we hold the actual saleLastly, we hold the actual sale. This is usually 2 or 3 days depending on the situation. We profusely advertise and have a large email list and many social media followers who can’t wait for the next opportunity to find their latest treasure so our sales are well attended and highly successful.

Once the sale is overOnce the sale is over we can do either of two things. In some cases, we will handle the clean out services of anything left after the sale leaving the space broom swept or we have people on tap that we can call to do the clean out if we aren’t able to do it ourselves (sometimes our schedule gets too full to handle this ourselves).

So in conclusion ...

our estate sale is expertly tailored-madeEither way, you can rest assured that we can see the process through from beginning to end while tailoring it to your needs! Each of our estate sales is expertly tailored-made for the client's particular needs like no one else can do!

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We do buy individual pieces!

If you have anything in these categories, feel free to send us a picture or two, if we're interested, we'll reach out to you!

  • Antique, period and Mid-Century Furniture
  • All home furnishings
  • Art including collectible, cultural, signed, vintage and period pieces
  • Current, vintage, haute couture, designer label fashion
  • Gold and silver jewelry as well as costume
  • Automobiles, everything from the family minivan to collector cars. (We have a lot of experience with vintage cars including mechanical know how)
  • Record collections (Joe's particular passion as a lifelong collector)
  • Vintage and high end audio equipment
  • Musical instruments
  • Vintage, highly collectible and unusual toys
  • Items of historical significance
  • Sterling silver flatware, bar ware and decorative items
  • Books, including collectibles, first editions, sought-after topicals and periodicals
  • Tools, yard equipment, gardening items, and general workshop items and power tools, tractors
  • Outdoor furniture, landscape decorations, fountains, sculptures
  • Military collectibles
  • and so much more!