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 on many items. If you have the right price to start, it will result in a lot more sales and less markdowns. Many people you only get one shot to sell.

You can use Ebay, Etsy, retail store or online and Craigslist as a guide, but in most cases need to be cheaper, because only have 1-3 days to sell. High demand items you may be able to get even more than those places.

I have noticed many of the sales have way too much of the cheaper items at the end. We believe in more aggressive pricing of 50-70% off these items after the first day.

Certain items are hard to sell including certain collectibles, furniture especially dressers, electronics, and computer monitors.
Other items hard to sell are Heavy / bulky items / clothing in uncommon sizes. Pianos / Organs only sell about 10% of the time and are even hard to donate. If a smoker smoked inside the house, that will reduce the amount of sales also. You would need lower prices to start the sale on these items.

Lot of places will sell cleaners, office supplies and used health and beauty aids individually. It would be better to put in a box and put a price of a few dollars to sell them.

It is hard for many people to have their own sale, because they price way too high or too low with the same result of leaving thousands of dollars on the table.
San Antonio Estate Sales LLC takes the good ideas from other estate sale companies and adds better ways, like a few mentioned above.

The Ultimate Estate Sale Pricing Guide | Price & Appraising for Estate Sales | Estatesales.org

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.

How do you price items for an estate sale?

Are you thinking of holding an estate sale yourself, or curious how experienced professionals price items for estate liquidation?

How to Price Estate Sale Items | Sapling.com

Pricing estate sale items appropriately requires a combination of research, judgment calls and an ability to separate personal feelings of sentimental value from true product valuation. In the case of highly specialized estate sale items, a consultation with a licensed professional appraiser may be a worthwhile investment.

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