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What is an Estate Sale

What is an Estate Sale?



An Estate Sale is a comprehensive liquidation of the entire belongings of a family or estate, encompassing the entirety of possessions rather than just select items like a garage or storage unit sale.An estate sale is a comprehensive liquidation event where the entire belongings of a family or estate are offered for sale to the public. Unlike garage or storage unit sales, estate sales encompass the entirety of possessions within a home. This process is often utilized during significant life transitions such as downsizing, moving, divorce, bankruptcy, or death. Estate sales provide an opportunity for the public to explore the home and purchase priced items, offering a thorough and efficient way to handle the liquidation of a family's or estate's assets.


Who Could Use an Estate Sale?


Estate sales are beneficial when individuals need to sell items due to life transitions such as downsizing, moving, divorce, bankruptcy, or death. The public is invited to explore the home, with the opportunity to purchase any priced item.


What Do We Charge?


Rates vary based on our professional evaluation of the estate's contents, typically set at 40% of sales. Setup is generally complimentary unless excessive cleaning or trash removal is required.


Where Do You Advertise?


We employ a multi-faceted advertising approach on platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Estatesales.net, YouTube, email lists, and an extensive network. Advertising is typically included, with additional charges only if the client requests extra promotion.


How Does NEAT Run a Sale?


Items are cleaned, organized, and marked with prices. Customers can carry and hold items for purchase until checkout. Large items can be marked as sold. Offers are accepted, but at the risk of losing the item to another buyer willing to pay the marked price. Respectful conduct is vital, and any disruptive behavior may result in refusal of service.


Sales Logs?


Every sale is meticulously logged, and clients receive a comprehensive log. For a detailed inventory, additional costs may apply, and this service is facilitated through our Point of Sale (POS) system.



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