Through our experience, we recognize the items of exceptional value and give them special handling.
Many items with collectible value do better outside of the local area. We are connected to a national network of professionals in all the major fields of Antiques and Collectibles.
Set Up and Staging:
Our crew comes into the home and brings all items out of the cupboards, drawers, and closets. We set up and stage the sale, on our provided covered tables. Furniture is moved to be consistent with the flow of the sale. Garage and Patio areas may also be used. This is a several day process.
Research and Pricing:
After the setup, we price the individual items. Research will be done on antiques, collectibles, high quality or unusual merchandise.
We take digital photos of Key and Representative items to be used in the promotion of the Estate Sale. We send emails to our exclusive email list of over 7,000 and post on other online Estate Sale sites.
Promotion of Sale:
The promotion of the Estate Sale is a key ingredient of a successful endeavor. We send out email notices to our exclusive list of over 7,000 Buyers. They can see from the photos the type of merchandise they can expect when they attend the Sale. We also list the Estate Sale on various sites people use to search out Estate Sales. In addition, we place ads in the local newspapers. to complete the promotion, we place signs and a-frames in the neighborhood of the residence.
Conducting the Sale:
At this point, the stage is set for the Estate Sale. We arrive early on the first day of the sale, for any last-minute preparations. We will allow in only the number of shoppers the house will accommodate. The first day, very little bargaining is done on the purchases. As the sale progresses and things get picked over, we will progressively discount to be able to maximize sales. We facilitate the purchases by accepting All forms of credit cards, personal checks, as well as cash. We also guarantee these transactions.
Clean Up & Donation (optional):
After the Sale, we offer optional donation & cleanup services. We can box up and donate unsold items and obtain a donation receipt of the content. We can also order dumpsters or haul away debris. Estimates for these services, available upon request. House cleaning services available.