I was looking at local estate sale ads and noticed this one. I wanted to share what I think is an example of a very poor ad. The title was simply: Estate Sale. And the description was a one-liner: “Estate sale everything must go lots of stuff Saturday morning starts […]

How NOT to write an Estate Sale ad.

used books
So often when I talk with someone that wants to sell their things, they always seem to start off with those things that don’t sell very well. It seems that everyone has old books, record albums, comic books, Beanie Babies, baseball cards, collector plates, and almost anything that was specifically […]

Things That Don’t Sell Well At Estate Sales

estate sale, home, chairs
If you are working with a reputable¬†firm, the estate sale process should be fairly painless. Once the agreement is made regarding dates, times, and commissions, the estate sale company will need to access the house for about a week or so prior to the sale. They will take care of […]

How Does An Estate Sale Work?

If so, you’ll be saving yourself 25-30% of the total amount made on the sale, as that is what most estate sale companies charge. I believe you should use a professional service as the increase in sales and decrease in hassle should more than offset the cost. But there are […]

Having Your Own Estate Sale?