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ESTATE SALE OPTIONS
We have several options available for liquidation of your estate; from a single piece to an entire household. All situations are unique and we customize our process to fit your needs.
We have been in business 10 years and have developed multiple avenues and resources to sell your items. We have extensive knowledge of current selling prices because of our years in operation. We are open 7 days a week selling items just like yours instead of just a few days a month during In Home Estate Sales. We research any items we are not familiar with and items that you know have value. We have a diversified staff with backgrounds in sales, customer service, marketing, social media, business management, accounting and we have even thrown in a science teacher, a physical education teacher, and a gifted teacher just for fun!
The 3 basic options are 1) In YOUR Home Estate Sale 2) Consignment of your items to be sold in our retail location 3) An outright purchase of your items by The Avant Garde'n. We can also do a combination of any or all of these options.
• OPTION 1 • IN HOME ESTATE SALE
We provide a customized solution for every client. We include all labor and material to stage, research, and price the entire household. We can provide a professional appraisal if necessary.
Free consultations. No upfront fees. All fees are deducted from the proceeds of your sale.
We can provide an extensive list of client and real estate professional references from past estate sales on request.
We require a minimum of two weeks to promote an estate sale. A three to four week period is optimal. We deduct a $100 advertising fee from the proceeds of your sale.
We will box up and coordinate the pickup of any items that need to be donated at the end of your sale (Tupperware, clothing etc.) with a nonprofit organization that will provide you with a tax receipt.
Our fee is 40% of your sale plus a setup fee based on the size of your sale. The home and the items must be clean prior to our setup and we can provide those services for an additional fee.
We set ourselves apart in the In-Home Estate Sale business with our retail location. Sellable items left at the end of the sale will be moved to our retail location where we will utilize our retail floor, eBay, Craigslist, and Facebook Marketplace to continue selling your items.
• OPTION 2 • IN STORE CONSIGNMENT
Text or email pictures of the items to be consigned.
(Text Marcia Bell-owner: 417-839-1957 or Juliana Mills-manager 417-496-0681 Email: TAG@theavantgardenonline.com).
Once items are approved by The Avant Garde’n management, we take drop offs by appointment or pickup for a fee based on location and number of pieces.
Our consignment fee is 50% and checks are cut on the 10th of the month for all sales from the previous month. Consignment items must be left for a minimum of 120 days.
• OPTION 3 • OUTRIGHT PURCHASE
We offer an outright purchase of a few select items depending on our current in store inventory. Each quote is on a case by case basis.
• OPTION 4 • CLEANOUT
We charge a fee based on quantity, quality and location to pack up an entire house.
We will move all sellable items to our retail location and sell them on consignment at our 50% commission rate.
Remaining items will be boxed for donation which we will coordinate and provide you with a tax receipt.