top of page
  • Writer's pictureDenise Davis

7 Reasons to Hire an Estate Sales Company

Updated: Mar 16


Estate Sale Sign

When it comes to estate sales, many questions and considerations need to be taken into account. Estate sales can be quite complex, from pricing items to choosing a sale location. Hiring an experienced estate sales company is often the best way to get the most out of your sale.


Here are seven reasons you should consider hiring a professional estate sales company.


An Experienced Team

A professional estate sale company will have a staff of experienced professionals who know how to manage and run efficient and successful sales. They will know how to price items accurately, promote sales effectively, and maximize profits while minimizing costs.


Insured & Bonded

Professionally managed estate sale companies are insured and bonded against potential mishaps or damages during the sale. By hiring a professional, you can rest easy knowing that your property is protected if anything goes wrong during the sale process.


[Need help with probate? We offer helpful probate services and will work with you to find the plan that meets your needs. Learn more.]


Professional Network

A good estate sales company will have access to a vast network of buyers and collectors who are always interested in purchasing quality items from estates. This is especially important if you have rare or valuable items for sale. Hiring an experienced team ensures that these pieces find their way into the hands of serious buyers and collectors who will pay top dollar for them.


Knowledgeable Staff

A knowledgeable staff is essential when it comes to conducting an estate sale. An experienced team will be able to identify quality pieces and provide detailed descriptions so buyers can make informed decisions about what they're purchasing. They will also be able to spot counterfeit or replica items quickly so that buyers don't purchase something they think is genuine but isn't.




Negotiations

Selling items at an estate sale doesn't always mean getting top dollar for them immediately; sometimes, negotiation is involved in getting buyers interested in purchasing certain pieces at higher prices than initially offered. An experienced team knows how to use negotiation tactics effectively to maximize revenue from each item sold at the estate sale without alienating potential buyers or driving them away from making purchases altogether.


Event Management & Logistics

Running an effective estate sale requires more than just setting up shop on the day of; numerous logistical tasks need to be completed before opening day, such as setting up display tables, arranging merchandise in attractive displays, advertising the event properly, etc., all of which require time and effort that many people simply don't have available for these tasks. An experienced team knows exactly what needs to be done before opening day for everything to go smoothly when customers arrive ready to buy!


Stress-Free Experience

One of the greatest benefits of hiring a professional estate sales company is that it takes all the stress off your shoulders by allowing you to focus on other things. At the same time, they handle all aspects of running a successful event from start to finish, from pricing items accurately, negotiating with buyers, managing logistics and advertising, etc., allowing you more time to spend on other important matters related or unrelated to your estate sale needs!


FAQ's

How do I find an estate sale in my area?

You can search for local estate sales using online resources such as Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace, and Auction Zip. Additionally, you may be able to locate a specific event by checking with local auction houses or contacting your local Chamber of Commerce.


Why Hire an Online Estate Sales Company?

Online estate sales companies can provide several unique benefits for those selling items belonging to a loved one. These companies can help you navigate the entire process, from pricing and listing items to organizing payment and shipping. They also have the expertise needed to maximize profits and attract more buyers.


Additionally, they save you time, effort, and stress by handling all aspects of the sale from taking photos and descriptions of the items to creating attractive listings and advertising them online. In other words, if you're looking for an efficient way to sell estate items online, then hiring an online estate sale company is the way to go!




Conclusion:

Hiring an experienced estate sales company can save time and money while ensuring maximum profit from each item sold at your event! With their expertise in pricing techniques, negotiations with buyers, organizing events effectively as well as providing insurance protection against any mishaps during the event. Hiring a reputable estate sale company guarantees success and peace of mind!


Whether you're looking for someone capable of handling everything related to your upcoming event or just need help with specific tasks such as pricing items. Hiring a professional team could make all the difference between hosting a successful event and not!




Denise Harper Davis

Certified Probate Real Estate Specialist

Licensed Realtor

252-902-9006


* NOTE: North Carolina Probate Solutions and the author of this article is not a licensed attorney or CPA. This post should not be considered legal or tax advice. Always consult an estate attorney or tax professional when needing legal answers and legal advice.

11 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All
bottom of page