It can be heartbreaking to lose a loved one and then be expected to sell their belongings that weren’t included in the will. Fortunately, there are a few ways you can prepare for an estate sale, so it can go as smoothly as possible without adding any extra stress or pressure. Here are a few tips on how to prepare for estate sales.
- Inventory the items: As hard as it may be, you will need to take inventory of all the items around the estate that will need to be sold in the estate sale. It will be best to take note of every belonging and sort them into categories to make the organizing easier.
- Determine prices: Another necessary preparation for estate sales is determining prices of each of the items you wish to sell. This may include getting specific art pieces and collections professionally appraised to set the most appropriate price.
- Hire a professional: One of the easiest ways to prepare for estate sales is hiring a professional like us at Interiors By Moyanne. That way, you can choose your level of involvement with the sale. We can handle the inventory, pricing, advertising, organizing, and more if you would like. We can ensure that everything goes as smoothly as possible and that you get fair returns for all your loved one’s belongings.
If you would like advice or to discuss how we can work together on an estate sale, we are here to help. You can give us a call to learn more about how we can help you with your estate sales.