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February 7, 2010 NAPO-NE chapter presentation on Moving/Packing/ Downsizing: Tips & Suggestions to Use and Share with Clients presented by Janet Conroy, Go Simple

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Estate Sales

  1. 1. Estate Sales<br />Presented By:<br />Janet Conroy<br />Go Simple<br /><br />
  2. 2. What everyone should know about Estate Sales<br />Who needs an Estate sale<br />What is an Estate Sale vs. Moving Sale<br />Where can you hold an Estate Sale<br />Why would you choose an Estate Sale<br />How to organize an Estate Sale<br />
  3. 3. Who can have an Estate Sale<br />Someone who is Moving<br />Downsizing<br />Clearing out a home in order to put on the Real Estate Market<br />Someone heading into foreclosure<br />
  4. 4. What is an Estate Sale<br />Estate Sale-antiques, collectibles, and unique items<br />Moving Sale-a mix of useable, new and old items<br />Yard Sale-small priced everyday items<br />All are performed in the same manner only with different cliental.<br />
  5. 5. Where can you hold an Estate Sale<br />All are performed at the clients property.<br />Inside the home - easy, clients packs up everything they want to keep, we go in rearrange, tag, and open the door for business<br />Outside the home-a little more work, but everything is tagged then moved outside<br />
  6. 6. Why have an Estate Sale<br />An in home Estate Sale is less work for everyone<br />Client focuses on what they want to keep<br />Client/organizers uses less time packing, moving, and finding a place to take unwanted item.<br />
  7. 7. How do you organize an Estate Sale<br />Evaluate the items<br />Decide is it an estate or moving sale<br />Take pictures and agree on pricing<br />Place Ads<br />Arrange and Tag<br />Open for business<br />
  8. 8. Other Options<br />Pack and move to consignment shop<br />Pack and move to a Charity<br />Pay a clean out company to remove items<br />Organize an Estate Sale plus all the above.<br />
  9. 9. After the Estate Sale<br />Everything will not sell<br />Divide things into Keep, consignment, and charity<br />Hire a clean out company<br />
  10. 10. Conclusion<br />Use Estate or Moving Sales as a resource<br />Turn unwanted items into cash<br />Become less stressed<br />
  11. 11. Thank You<br />Janet Conroy<br />Go Simple<br />617-233-5597<br /><br />