Welcome back to 'Estate Sales: Shouldn't This Be Easier?!' (Part Two) as we tackle the next steps in structuring a strategy to clear out an estate. If you read the first edition, you know that we explored the reasons why finding the buyers for the products of an estate is such a challenge. Today, we want to share what proactive questions to ask yourself, as well as outline some basic avenues used to re-home furniture, antiques and collectibles.
It seems like a simple concept to most...one man's trash is another man's treasure, right? What one person deems of value and has been seeking for years may be sitting covered in dust in someone's garage. But, if you have ever dealt with the management and consolidation of a large estate, you know that parting with possessions is far easier said than done. There are 3 main obstacles we encounter during the estate sale process: