“Property Yardsale: Appraisal process & philosophy - maximizing your profits for your estate sale.”
During an estate sale, the contents of a home are logged, priced, staged and sold to the public; typically, estate sales are conducted after the homeowner’s death or a foreclosure, for instance. When an estate sale company is hired, it is because of the need to convert possessions to cash for debt relief, relocation, down-sizing, estate liquidation, divorce, just to name a few more examples. Rather than handle the large project of conducting the sale themselves, people are seeking estate sale professionals to facilitate this process for them.
The main goal should be to get rid of the items you intend to sell. The fundamental reason to sign up with an estate sale service, such as Property Yardsale, is to maximize your opportunity to generate the most profit. For most clients, the hardest part is knowing what brings value through materials, styles, age, design; we are antique, collectible and vintage pop culture dealers, so we have the knowledge to see value in items that others may not. We hear the horror stories of people accidently throwing away treasures prior to hiring us, avoid this huge mistake by contacting Property Yardsale prior to your sale. We have extensive resale knowledge accumulated through our multi-tiered, business model; which helps us stay current, and accurate, regarding appraisal, quantity, market values and conditions, demand and networking. We match buyers and sellers daily and have the channels to sell any items. Visit online consignor to review pricing and appraisal samples.
Most people expect to see some financial return when they sell off their possessions, often with personal attachments to them. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. A keepsake to you does not have the same power on someone else. Fond memories do not bring any additional value; Property Yardsale provides the analytical, business-oriented mindset required to be successful. When pricing items, you must consider who you are selling the items to. There are two kinds of buyers at an estate sale: resale dealers and regular folks. They are either there to save money for resale opportunities, or they are there to just save money, period. You need to appraise your estate sale for who is going to be attending and avoid “boxing” yourself out by having your prices too high!
Each estate sale is different from the next; new items, new pricing, new town, new neighborhoods, new sellers’, new buyers’, you get the idea? It is fundamental to have certain steps done right to have a successful estate sale. It appears that each step is equally important; however, I would stress that the appraisal process has the most consequence. If your pricing is rejected from the marketplace, your sale is going to fail rather quickly. You need to maximize each customer that visits the sale and have prices that encourage a fast purchase rate. We utilize a comparative market analysis approach to our appraising. We find “exact” and “like” items and track how they performed in the market place. We base our appraisals on fact, not just inflating projected profits to generate more clientele. Remember, the purpose of an estate sale is to get rid of the items, not to get rich reselling them. That’s a tall feat to pull off. Converting the items to cash is the goal. We are committed to providing the highest profits, in the duration contracted, making it an enjoyable experience to our sellers.
Property Yardsale conducts a thorough appraisal, working from two perspectives. First, we want to maximize the sales opportunities to generate profit for our clients. On the other hand, the pricing needs to be reasonable to encourage the public to purchase. We accomplish this goal through a quantitative process of market, retail, and resale price point analysis. A combination of “can sell”, “did sell” and “didn’t sell”. If a seller decides to shop eBay, Let Go, Offer Up, or any other resale app or website, remember that there is a major difference between “listed for sale” and “sold”. It is difficult to accurately determine the value of something, unless you understand its details, quantity, availability and demand. Property Yardsale is at the top with knowledge and experience. Contact us today to arrange an appraisal for your sale.
Our goal is to establish a high sales rate over specified time, liquidating majority, if not all, of the inventory; as well as establish a credible reputation for future clients and buyers. We accomplish this through honesty, integrity, experience, reliability, accuracy and drive; our system works, and we truly believe in it. We are precise in our price points, and our expertise really shows. Ultimately, we serve as a conduit between sellers and buyers, we facilitate the success of the sale by properly, and reasonably, appraising the items for sale.
The Thrift Shop of Largo is a full-service resale business that offers a variety of opportunities for buyers and sellers. With a combination of services offered, such as The Antique Shop of Largo (antique sales service), Online Consignor (online consignment service), and Property Yardsale (estate sale services); we are the total package when it comes to resale and appraisal. We also have real estate services available for clients wishing to sell their property, as well. For questions and information regarding real estate, visit www.jimmyolsonsells.com. The Thrift Shop of Largo is located at 12499 Seminole Blvd., Largo, FL 33778. www.largothrift.com.