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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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San Antonio Estate Sales

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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Why I Should Listen to My Estate Sale Company?

Well, I am paying them a lot of money, so I should be the boss. Yes, you are paying them a lot of money, but that includes their advice which is most important. The estate sale company has no attachment to the items being sold. The values are based on what someone is willing to […]

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Should I have a Garage Sale Before the Estate Sale?

This could be a real short article by just saying no. First, many areas have limits on how often you can have a garage sale / estate sale. In San Antonio, it is once per quarter and twice per year in Castle Hills. If you run a garage sale, you may have to wait a […]

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Getting Ready for Estate Sale

The family should do the following before an estate sale company looks at the house. 1. Take everything they want. If it too bulky to get right away, put a not for sale. 2. Throw out obvious trash. Otherwise, leave it for estate company to go thru. Some estate sale companies have found a small […]

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San Antonio Estate Sales

Secrets to Estate Sale Pricing

San Antonio Estate Sales LLC knows it is an art to having the right estate sale pricing. You want to make as much for your client, but must be a good value to the shoppers. In addition, need to have plans on pricing after the first day. In many sales the initial price is high […]

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