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Baby boomers are on the move in droves and estate sales are tied closely to real estate sales. Estate liquidators and Realtors should work together.
Your Estate Sales News Editor has been a Realtor and estate liquidator. Both professions work for the seller. Both parties should determine what will be in the best interest of the seller and compromises will need to be made.
Realtors like to have a seller declutter for best results. Eliminating personal property that can be distracting for a buyer.
The estate liquidator doesn’t want the seller to eliminate anything until they have walked through the property to see what can be sold.
Estate sale companies and Realtors best serve the seller when they work together. Sitting down for a conversation about the long term outcome for the seller is beneficial.
Estate sale collections hot or not. Most estate sales have some collection included in the sale, however many collections are not hot right now. They can be large or small.
Understanding that collections that were once highly treasured and sought after have gone cold is not easy for most sellers to except.
Estate sale companies do not want to sell your items cheap. Commissioned based estate sales are looking for the best or highest value for items in the sale. The more an estate sale company can sell your contents for, the more they receive in commission.
It is not easy for sellers to accept that items such as hummels, collector plates, and other collectibles from the last forty plus years do not have the value paid for them.
2016 has seen a surge of estate sales during the first six months and estate sale information is constantly being searched for on the internet and social media. Sellers and buyers are constantly seeking advice, help, and tips about estate sales taking place.
People downsizing, retiring, or just settling an estate are in need of estate sale information about everything from how to choose an estate sale company, what’s selling and why, to estate sale contracts.
Estate sale advertising listing websites are able to answer the questions about what sales are taking place in your community. They show where, when, and what estate sale company is conducting them. Advertising websites offer photos, providing a list from the estate liquidator of what is included in the sale. EstateSale.com is one of these websites. These websites have all seen rapid growth. Websites and organizations involved in estate liquidation advertising or the liquidation education business encourage people to become estate liquidators. Keeping the number of estate sale companies continually growing.
Estate Sales News is a national publication offering sellers, buyers, and estate liquidation businesses the latest news and information. Our articles are about all aspects of the estate liquidation industry and estate sales. EstateSalesNews.com focuses on being a resource to answer your questions providing information from a former experienced estate liquidator.
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Pricing estate sale contents is important and can be challenging for estate sale companies.
Whether you are selling contents in Chicago, IL, Los Angeles, CA., Summit, NJ, Orlando, FL, or Detroit, MI. your prices will reflect the geographics of your location.
For estate sale companies where and how to research is important and for estate liquidators that starts with experience and knowledge in the personal contents liquidation business.
Years ago estate liquidators bought books by the dozens for everything from art pottery to Victorian furniture, general items, antiques and collectibles. Each year estate liquidators would buy the most recently published books for research, however, geographic locations were not included in these books.
Now with the internet, research is available at your finger tips. This doesn’t just include eBay. Estate sale companies have the ability to look at what other estate liquidators in their area are selling on such websites as EstateSale.com and others. The can also look at the prices on AuctionZip, Worthpoint, and other auction and resale websites.