Services-Liquidation 

Caring Transitions is your Total Estate Liquidation Solution

ESTATE SALE

    Set-Up & Pricing

  • Sort through all items in the home to identify those that can be sold and those that should be disposed of.
  • Dispose of items that are not in saleable condition prior to sale to optimize sale environment.
  • Set up display tables and expertly arrange / stage items for sale.
  • Set up register table to maximize traffic flow while also providing oversight of main entrance to home.
  • Individually price items according to experience and any necessary additional research.

     Advertising

  • Secure municipal permit, if required for an estate sale (permit fees, if any, will be passed along to the client).
  • Take pictures of rooms and highlighted items for marketing efforts to attract buyers.
  • Promote sale on appropriate websites.
  • Feature in email blast to Caring Transitions followers.
  • Place appropriate/allowable signage on day of sale to assist with directions and attract more traffic.

     Day of Sale

  • Provide uniformed employees to provide both customer service and security for the client’s home.
  • Manage traffic flow of customers to prevent overcrowding.
  • Utilize professional money management with cash register and credit card processing to increase buying potential.
  • Negotiate prices with buyers when appropriate to meet both of the client’s goals of disposing of the property while earning reasonable dollar amounts.

     Final Clean-Out

  • Divide un-purchased items into groups for donation or disposal.
  • Arrange for and supervise donation pick-up, provide tax receipts to client.
  • Leave home empty, in broom-swept condition (deep cleaning of kitchens and bathrooms not included)
  • Give Copy of receipts, cash sheet, deposit slip and sales report to client
  • Give client proceeds within 14 days after sell.

Clean Outs

  •  Sort and Organize items throughout the house
    • Identify, consolidate & organize items as follows:
      • Family Distribution
      • Donation
      • Recycle
      • Dispose
      • Relocate with client
  •  Work with client to identify donation recipients
    • Contact each organization and arrange pick up or delivery of items
    • Contact Recycle and item removal company for pick up
  • Arrange and ship items to family and friends
  • Arrange and manage whole house removal of personal property without sorting and organizing

NATIONAL ONLINE AUCTION

     Set-Up, Marketing & Management of Process

  • Group and catalog items into appropriate lots to maximize bidder interest.
  • Take multiple pictures of each lot and write detailed descriptions including dimensions of each item in order to provide adequate information to bidders.
  • Post pictures and descriptions of each lot on Caring Transitions proprietary Online Auction site.
  • Promote auction on appropriate websites and to Caring Transitions followers.
  • Answer all questions from prospective bidders during open bidding windows. 
  • Provide invoices to winning bidders at close of auction and collect payment.
  • Follow up with winning bidders and offer unconfirmed lots to the next highest bidder.

     Auction Pick-Up

  • Professionally manage pick-up of items.
  • Provide uniformed employees for both customer service and to ensure adequate coverage for security.
  • Arrange for shipment of items to winning bidders, if appropriate.

     Final Clean-out

  • Divide un-purchased items into groups for donation or disposal.
  • Arrange for and supervise donation pick-up, provide tax receipts to client.
  • Arrange for and supervise final cleanout.
  • Leave home empty, in broom-swept condition (deep cleaning of kitchens and bathrooms not included)

CONSIGNMENT

  • Consign one item or whole house
  • Professionally manage pick-up of items
  • Group and catalog items into appropriate lots to maximize buyers interest
  • Take pictures of each lot and write detailed descriptions including dimensions of each item 
  • Post pictures and descriptions of each lot on various online websites
  • Promote sale on appropriate websites, Caring Transitions followers
  • Answer all questions from prospective buyers
  • Provide receipts to buyers, collect payment and create detail invoice for you

  • Group and catalog items into appropriate lots to maximize bidder interest.
  • Take multiple pictures of each lot and write detailed descriptions including dimensions of each item in order to provide adequate information to bidders.
  • Post pictures and descriptions of each lot on Caring Transitions proprietary Online Auction site.
  • Promote auction on appropriate websites and to Caring Transitions followers.
  • Answer all questions from prospective bidders during open bidding windows. 
  • Provide invoices to winning bidders at close of auction and collect payment.
  • Follow up with winning bidders and offer unconfirmed lots to th