Step 1. We will answer any questions you might have. Call us at (812)454-4181. Our consultation is free of charge and you are under no obligation to hire our company.
Step 2. We will arrange to visit with you to discuss how we can help you liquidate your items for sell. Please don’t throw anything away. Keep in mind most everything will sell.
Step 3. We will discuss sale items and family keepsakes. Together, we will decide the best action to gain the highest price for your items.
Step 4. We will discuss where and when you want the sale to take place. When you would like us to start preparing the sale. Keep in mind it does take several hours to get your items ready for sale. Please call us as soon as possible so we might have the time needed.
Step 5. You will remove any and all items from the house the family wishes to keep. One thing to remember — Allowing items to be removed by family members before the sale may not be in the best interests of the estate and its beneficiaries. We ask removals be done before we start. It isn’t a good ideal to pull items after we start. Once we start, the advertising will start, photos will be taken an added to the different websites and newspapers.
Step 6. We will use our team knowledge and will start putting into motion all of our many resources to bring you the best service possible.
Step 7. Items will be sorted, cleaned, priced, we will begin to organize and arrange items for the upcoming sale.
Step 8. Photographs will be taken for advertising and marketing of the sale.
Step 9. We will start setting up for the sale. We have a large selection of tables, shelves, display etc. We will bring these assets in to start the staging for your sale. NEW IN 2018 – Electronic Barcoding of all items – makes for better accountability of items sold and quicker check out for the buying public.
Step 10. We will start to advertise on different websites, newspapers, and our Interested Buyers Database (IDB) of local and regional estate sale item buyers.
Step 11. Today is the big day. Items will begin to sell. We will work with the Buyer’s to insure this day runs smoothly. Our team will sell items, Buyers may request a markdown, we will work with the Buyers to insure the items sell for a fair market value price. As the day progresses, items will be moved and displayed again to push items to the front of the house, or the main level of the house so the buyers feel there are still plenty for them to purchase.
Step 12. This is the end of day one of the sale. Preparation for day two will begin. Clean up, re-displaying, vacuum, whatever needs to be done so the start of day number two will begin on time. A video may be done at the end of the 1st day to show what is left for the 2nd day sale. We feature this on our Facebook page.
Step 13. Day two, items will be marked in half so that anything that is left will be most likely sold. There may be items that are not marked at half price by the request of the client.
Step 14. Late in the second day we will offer more discounts to help sell anything that may be left.
Step 15. The sale is now over. You will decide what you wish to do with the items that are left. This may include donation, bulk sales or landfill.
Step 16. Once all checks and credit card payments have cleared the bank a, check will be sent to you minus our agreed fees. It takes Approximately 14 business days after the sale completes.
Step 17. We will preform task for you to help you complete the clean-up process.