5 Little Known Facts About Estate Sales

Is this the first time you've been in need of an estate sale? If so, you're not alone! Most people find themselves in an estate sale situation just once in their lives, and have many unanswered questions. That's why we've created this list of a few little known facts about the estate sale world that can help you choose an estate sale company that is a good fit for you.

5 Little Known Facts About Estate Sales:

1. The estate sale industry is largely unregulated. Practically anyone can start an estate sale company without any knowledge of the market, antiques, collectibles, how best to advertise, research, provide customer service, crowd control, and without any type of insurance. You'd be surprised how many poorly handled sales are ran by people who claim to be professionals. When you're interviewing an estate liquidator, you may want to ask them: How will you advertise my sale? Do you research and price tag items? What will my estate settlement sheet look like, and when will I receive my funds after the sale? Do you carry liability insurance? A professional will be happy to answer any and all questions you have.

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