ESTATE SALE SERVICES
Estate Clean Outs and Sales Services
We are now servicing the Maryland eastern shore area for estate wares management.
Are you considering moving, or downsizing the contents of your home? We can help! Our services will help you clear out unwanted wares from your property in the most eco-conscious and financially supportive way.
The clear out process includes minimizing your clutter while hosting a sale of your pre-loved items. The best part is, you get to offer a great shopping experience to your community, and get paid on your items while keeping them out of the landfill, ultimately reducing waste and preserving history.
Trust the Process!
Estate sales can be confusing to understand for first time sellers. Below is a summary of our process for those who would like to inquiry.
Note: Our process requires at least 2 weeks notice to prepare for the sale.
For a free consultation, call today to start the process of clearing your estate. Our expert management team will observe your property, give an overview of the process, and evaluate the cost of services and expectations of the sale.
2. Sales Preparations
Hosting an estate sale requires preparations. During this phase we will help sort, clean, and pack whichever pre-owned items you would like to add to the sale. We recommend having an idea of what items will be for sale and what will be kept, donated, or trashed upon arrival of our team to ensure the maximum amount of time is spent preparing the sale. We require a clear space to store the items inside the home until the day of the sale.
To attract the right buyers to your sale, we must advertise! Our ads will be seen on platforms such as our Website, Email, Facebook, Instagram, Marketplace, eBay, and the Local Newspaper Classifieds. There will also be signage placed in the appropriate areas to direct buyers to the sale. Facebook paid marketing, and paid Newspaper ads are optional, and highly recommended for optimal results.
4. Sale Day
The day of our sale is where the fun really starts. Weather permitting, we start at sun up, and work until the sale is complete by sun down. Services include setting up the tables, racks, and items for the sale, proper negotiation of price points for buyers, customer relations during the sale, and cleanup post sale. A point of sale is established at a central table, with one team member accepting and recording all transactions.
5. Sales Commission
We keep commissions low, at just 10%, because we believe the income from the sales should be received by our seller. Once the sale is complete, we will bill our clients based on service work, plus 10% commission on sales.
6. Handle Unsold Items
After the sale there are several options for your unsold items. Maverick's Attic Vintage Co. will offer you cash for resale items. Donations are accepted in exchange for hauling unwanted items away. All donated items that cannot be sold for cash will save you money at tax time! An itemized receipt will be received as a charitable donation, and can be used as a deduction on your taxes. We are not responsible for removing trash, however, we will help you find solutions to dispose of trash items as a courtesy and final step of our sale.