Estate Sale Liquidator Guide to Consumer Product Safety

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As an estate liquidator, making sound decisions relating to the products being sold at an estate sale is not only important, but it’s the law. As a re-seller of products, understanding the U.S. Consumer product safety regulations is essential for your estate sale business. Understanding the law, will help you avoid selling products that may…Read More

Identifying & Pricing Oriental Rugs at Estate Sales

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When it comes to estate sales, the contents of a home often vary, however it’s very common to find area rugs in almost every home. From contemporary area rugs to antique Persian rugs and tapestries, researching and properly pricing them can be quite a task. We hope to shed some light on estate oriental rugs…Read More

Estate Sale Security Tips for Companies

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Safety and security at estate sales are essential, and is one of the many reasons a client will rely on a professional estate sale company to handle the liquidation of their items. A professional company should have policies, rules, and guidelines to minimize liability issues and protect itself and the client at all times. Estate…Read More

Tips For a Successful Estate Sale Interview

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No matter what business you’re in, it’s exciting to get a potential lead. Estate sale leads can be initially evaluated over the phone but in almost all cases, a follow-up on-site estate sale interview is needed to further evaluate the items being sold, scheduling and what’s required of you as an estate sale company. Here are…Read More

Common Estate Sale Rules and Industry Guidelines

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Although the estate sale industry has been around for years, there is no governing body that establishes estate sale rules, industry regulations or estate sale guidelines for companies to follow.  Professional liquidators establish their own rules and guidelines to follow, and those may even change from one sale or company to another. In this article,…Read More

Boost Your Estate Sale Email List and Generate Leads

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Estate sale email marketing is a great strategy that will help you get more buyers to the sale, it’s also an affordable strategy to generate estate sale leads. A successful email campaign begins with a great subject line and a targeted audience.  Let’s discover some tools and strategies that will boost your email marketing campaigns…Read More

How to Eliminate Bad Odors During An Estate Sale Setup

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With thousands of weekly estate sales going on across the country, you’re bound to run into a few that have very bad odors.  An estate sale setup involves much more than staging and pricing. The goal is to make the entire home presentable, clean, and inviting for potential shoppers. From old musty smells, to mildew,…Read More

The Ultimate Estate Sale Pricing Guide

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Experienced estate sale professionals and auctioneers across the country have estate sale pricing perfected. Unfortunately, there’s no single guide to pricing an estate sale, but getting the liquidation value and pricing right has a big impact on the success of an estate sale, company reputation, and the bottom line. The Art of Estate Sale Pricing…Read More

Is It Legal To Sell Ivory at Estate Sales or Auctions?

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There are thousands of estate sales held across the U.S. every week, and just as many estate auctions.  Finding decorative estate ivory carvings is very common during the staging process, but can it be sold?  This is a question that’s often asked by new liquidators to the industry, and an important question to answer because…Read More