FACTS ABOUT WHICH ITEMS IN YOUR HOME WILL SELL BEST?
THESE ITEMS ARE RED HOT SELLERS: Jewelry (Fine & Costume) Sterling Silver Pieces Tools (Hand & Power) Mid-Century Modern Furnishings & Home Décor (The only furniture that is not a tough sell) Military Items (Revolutionary War – Present, it all has great demand) Vintage Coins & Stamps (pre-1965) Vintage Sports & Trading Cards (pre-1970) New Electronics (within a few years old) Retro Clothing & Accessories (Dresses, Shoes, Belts, Hats – pre 1970) Designer Clothing (especially new with tags) Lawn & Garden (New Snow Blowers & Chainsaws to old Pots, Potting Soil, Motor Oil & Shovels) Sewing Machines & Accessories (Vintage & New Machines) Common Household Items (Cleaning Supplies, Office Products, Kitchen & Cookware) Old Books (Antique Books still very well – all others are a $1 or $2 each) Clocks (New, Antiques, Mantle, Wall, Shelf, they all seem to sell.) Records (Vinyl is back and the correct genres sell great – Rock, Blues, Soul, Jazz) Vintage Toys & Games ALL Hobby related items (Trains, Woodworking, Sewing, Models, ect.) Vintage Magazines & Newspapers Clean or Vintage Sporting Goods Fishing (New or Old – they buy it all every time) Linens (Bedspreads, Towels, Ect are great sellers) Rugs & Runners – From Large Orientals to Small Bathroom Rugs “Costco Items” – Spices, Trash & Ziplock Bags, Detergents ect sell – they don’t go bad!
THESE ITEMS ARE TOUGHER TO FIND A NEW HOME FOR. A SALE THAT HAS MANY OF THE ITEMS LISTED ABOVE WILL HAVE LOTS OF TRAFFIC TO HELP SELL THESE MORE COMMONLY FOUND ITEMS. WE ENCOURAGE THE FAMILY TO CONSIDER THIS WHEN DECIDING WHAT TO TAKE AND WHAT TO LEAVE FOR THE SALE – IT REALLY MATTERS.
Furniture – The bigger it is, usually the tougher the sell. Exercise Equipment – Again, it’s big and every home has one. Dated Clothing – If it is not real clean designer or retro – its “dated” Office Furniture – The office of today is a cellphone, laptop, & a wireless printer Art – Even signed pieces often sell for simply how much the buyer enjoys the work. Glassware – Pottery Barn/Crate & Barrel sells, “dated “cordials & cocktails will be tough. Decorative Crystal - Unless it is very high end – If they don’t want the china cabinet... CD’s, VHS, & DVDs – Each year these get just a bit tougher as things go digital. Ping Pong & Pool Tables – We know you paid a lot for it but they are huge!
REGARDLESS OF WHICH LIST MOST ITEMS IN YOUR SALE ARE ON, ESTATE LIQUIDATORS WILL ALWAYS DO OUR BEST TO GET YOU TOP DOLLAR, WHILE ALSO LEAVING YOU WITH AS LITTLE LEFTOVERS POSSIBLE IN THE HOME! WE UNDERSTAND FOLKS DON’T SPEND THEIR ENTIRE LIFE ACCUMULATING THINGS JUST FOR ONE GREAT WEEKEND ESTATE SALE. A HOME IS FULL OF COMFORTS, USEFUL MERCHANDISE, AND MEMORIES TO WHOMEVER LIVES IN IT.