Estate Sales Made Easy: A Practical Guide to Success from Start to Finish

Estate Sales Made Easy: A Practical Guide to Success from Start to Finish

by Victoria Gray


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401953027
Publisher: Hay House Inc.
Publication date: 08/15/2017
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 437,973
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Victoria Gray, a widow with four grown adult children, lives in St. Louis, Missouri. She owned and operated Pro-Q Auction and Estate Sales Company for 10 years, after which she began her full-fledged Estate Sales by Victoria business in 1999. Her areas of appraisal competence include antiques, furniture, art, collectibles, glassware, jewelry, figurines, pottery, toys, and depreciating residential contents.She has held various positions, such as a public speaker of historical fashion shows via Designs and Creations by Victoria (2005–2014), vice president of the St. Louis Writers Guild, and art director for Wentworth Art Galleries. Victoria has also owned an antiquities and collectibles store and a design store called Quilts Etc. You can visit her online at

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

Chapter 1 Getting Started 1

Chapter 2 Getting Noticed 5

Chapter 3 Appointments, Questions, and Common Sense 9

Chapter 4 Reviewing the Contract with the Client 17

Chapter 5 Things You'll Need to Set Up and Handle a Sale 33

Chapter 6 Setting Up the Sale-Life After Life Nuances 39

Chapter 7 Before and After Setup Preparation 61

Chapter 8 Sale-Day Preparation-Life After Life Nuances 67

Chapter 9 Price Suggestions for Clothing 75

Chapter 10 Research, Research, Research Delivers the Big Bucks! 81

Chapter 11 Fabulous Finds 89

Chapter 12 What Did It Sell For? 93

Chapter 13 How to Build Your Customer Base and Keep It! 113

Resources 119

Endnotes 121

Acknowledgments 123

About the Author 125

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Estate Sales Made Easy: A Practical Guide to Success from Start to Finish 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love how Victoria guides you through easy and simple steps to tackle the estate sale market. Her wisdom and experience helped me to really understand how to start on my own. I cannot wait to explore more on this market.
Artiste1 More than 1 year ago
Very well written! You will succeed with this information! Plus the stories are an added bonus! She see's energies of those that passed! Love the connections!