FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION. A representative from Fecit Antiques and Estates will come to your home and review the items you wish to sell. Following the appointment, you will receive a proposal outlining the best way to sell your items.
SELECTING A DATE
Once determined that an estate sale will best fit your needs, we work with you to select a date for your sale. Sales can be held any day of the week at any point during the year. Careful consideration is made when selecting a date for your sale to coincide with moving and settlement dates
.STAGING THE SALE
As soon as possible, organization & staging begins. We supply tables, tablecloths, lighting, display racks, and jewelry cases to arrange the items for sale in your home. After staging is complete, photographs are taken for use in our promotional materials
PRICING THE ITEMS
We will appraise the contents of your estate and tag them with prices. If necessary, we will contact outside experts to authenticate and/or appraise an item. Always welcomed is your input of item history and prices when they were acquired. However, current market prices may be vastly different from historical prices. You can rest assured all factors will be considered in determining a very competitive pricing structure in order to sell as many items as possible.
PROMOTION OF THE SALE
In order to achieve the best results in generating maximum amount of potential buyers, we advertise your estate sale through multiple venues such as:
CONDUCTING THE SALE
Our conscientious staff provides excellent customer service by ensuring smooth checkout, traffic control, security, moving, and staging. Our point of sale system offers customer the convenience of paying with credit cards while providing you with a detailed list of items sold. Throughout the entire experience, Fecit Antiques and Estates works hard to maintain a friendly and energetic shopping environment.
If there are any items left following the sale, we will honor the wishes of the family.
Any items left unsold can be disposed of in several manners. These include:
If you need to get the estate ready for a realtor, a professional cleaning service is needed. We can also help arrange it if necessary.
We work on a percentage of the total sale, This rate covers the price of staff, advertising and credit card fees. The average sale requires over 100 hours of setup, marketing, sales, & security. Since we appeal to retail customers, we often achieve higher prices than auctions or other venues. In addition, our experience ensures that all of your items will be priced properly & sold for a fair price.