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Why Price Labeling, Bar Coding and Signage is Important for Estate Sales

If you ever been to an estate sale, you will notice most items are marked by pricing gun, masking tape or a sheet showing the price. Worst yet is the estate sale, where the price is not marked. I have noticed many liquidators throw a low price out especially on the last day. This is […]

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Reviews and Estate Sale Companies

Reviews can be an useful guide to selecting an estate sale company, but should not be the primary reason. I have shopped at many of the estate sale companies and don’t understand some of the reviews. The one company that is consistently good has some mediocre reviews and others way better. I have traveled a […]

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Questions to Ask San Antonio Estate Sale Companies

What questions should you ask estate sale companies in the San Antonio area? First, you must decide what your goals are before contacting estate sale liquidators. Your first questions should be connected with your goal. Some other questions to ask what are the responsibilities of the estate sale company and the cost. When will you […]

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What to Take Before the Estate Sale Starts?

You should take anything that can be used by you or a family member. Also, if it has sentimental value, go ahead and take it. The problem is that sometimes things are taken because other family members took a lot. Another common reason is to take high value items and sell them yourself. That is […]

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Can I Trust My Estate Sale Company?

Well if you don’t, do not hire them. Any feelings of mistrust will be best to hire another company or do it yourself. It works both ways. Many estate companies have to decide if they can trust the client. There are many horror stories of clients taking the best items out or getting involved with […]

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Are All Estate Sale Companies the Same in San Antonio Texas?

Many of the estate sale companies in San Antonio do the same things. However, there is a huge difference in some companies. Just like anything else, some estate liquidators are much better than others. My wife and I have been to numerous estate sales in the San Antonio area. We noticed what they do well […]

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What should estate owner do before first meeting with Estate Sale Company?

They should get together with the family and have them decide what they want from the estate. This property should be removed ASAP. Decide on the goals for the estate sale. Are you more concerned with the most revenue, having an empty house, empty house, control of the sale, reserve pricing or anything else important. […]

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Estate Sale or Auction in San Antonio?

Should you do an estate sale or auction? Well, that depends on the situation. In many cases, you are better off doing an estate sale with perhaps a few selected high demand items go to auction. Auction company will tell you that their price can only go up while in an estate sale it can […]

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How Commission Rates are Determined for an Estate Sale?

Most estate sale companies charge a % based on sales and maybe have a minimum fee. Some high- ticket items like Boats and cars may be charge a lower % or even a flat fee. The same for other high price items such as certain collectibles and paintings may get a lower % also. San […]

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Why isn’t Family Allowed at Estate Sale?

“I don’t understand why my family and me cannot be at the estate sale!!! We are paying you a lot of money and want to make sure everything is done right. Some article I read from an auction guy said it is a red flag, if you don’t want me there”. There are plenty of […]

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