Frequently asked questions:
How much is your commission?
35% is our commission, which is the lowest in the industry, and is taken out of the proceeds at the end of the sale. . We pay all sale related expenses and provide the marketing ability, trained staff, problem solving experience, and knowledge of fair market value to complete a successful sale.
What should I throw away and what should I keep?
Please don't throw anything away without talking to us first. There is a buyer for almost everything.
How will you organize, display and protect my property?
We work with our experienced, talented staff to display your merchandise to best advantage, creating an attractive 'buying atmosphere.' Several staff members are positioned throughout the residence the days of the sale to help with the selling of ALL items
How do you promote the sale?
We advertise online with Estatesales.net and MySA.com, Craigslist under most categories and repost throughout the sale day, signage throughout the neighborhood and surrounding areas is the key to our success. We also send a mass email using our extensive database of repeat and loyal customers. And most importantly on ESTATESALES.NET.
What do you do with the things that do not sell?
Prior to the sale, we consult with the family regarding their wishes for donating any unsold items. A tax deductible, itemized receipt will be provided for the remaining items that are donated.
What about clean up after the estate sale?
Our goal is to "sell it to the walls", leaving the premises swept clean. If there is excessive trash we can arrange to have it removed at a very reasonable cost to you. We do not dispose of hazardous materials, non-working appliances or non-running automobiles.
How do you know so much about the estate sale business?
Our staff has over 20 years combined experience in retail sales, the antique business, estate sales and personal property liquidation in the San Antonio area.. Estate sales are a full time business for us. We know our merchandise and our market through experience and research.
How do I know I can place my trust in you and your company?
We are a customer service oriented business. We rely on referrals from satisfied clients and will be happy to provide you with references.
Can my family and I come to the sale?
Absolutely, all we ask is that you do not make yourself known to customers.