Frequently Asked Questions

Additional Information

1) How do I know if I have enough to do an estate sale?

You generally need enough to fill a small home.

2) What do I need to do to prepare for a sale?

Generally nothing.  The biggest mistakes people make is by throwing away things that are saleable. Our customers buy an amazing variety of things, from the bedroom suite to half used bottles of cleaner and fertilizer.  Some people buy from estate sale to stock their first home or apartment. 

3) How long will it take?

Usually two weeks from start to finish.  It can take longer for a larger sale, or shorter if the cleanout goes quickly.  I have had sales where I sold out wall to wall. 

4) How do I know what sold and for how much?

If requested the larger items can be inventories and a list of each item and the selling price will be presented.

5) What am I responsible for during the sale?

Generally nothing, we can handle it all from start to finish.  This is a time for you to relax.  Your trust is very important to us.

6) What happens if I have hidden money or treasures in the home?

If hidden money or any family treasure is discovered during the setup, it will immediately be turned over to the family.  This includes cash, coin collections , family jewelry.  Large ticket items that will do better in a larger market will be assessed individually.

7) How does the liquidator get paid? 

We take a percentage out of the total sales.  The family will receive their check within five business days after the end of the sale and the money is deposited in the bank.

8) What if I want to cancel?

It happens, for various reasons a sale needs to be postponed or even cancelled.  We will do our best to work with you to fit your individual needs.