how can we help?
We can assist with all of your estate sale needs including:
Sometimes an in home estate sale isn't feasible. Total Estate Sales is the only Charleston estate sale company providing off site selling options.
Our unique Direct Sale format allows customers to purchase items using our online shopping cart. This feature can be used exclusively or as a compliment to both our warehouse and in home estate sales.
In home estate sales
We provide turn key estate sale services.
BEFORE THE SALE
- We sort and separate trash from treasure
- Items are grouped and organized to maximize exposure
- Professional quality photos are taken and posted to our website
- Every item is priced to obtain the highest fair market value
- Research is conducted to substantiate our asking price
- All marketing and advertising is placed on your behalf
- Advanced notice is given via e-mail to our database of customers, dealers, and designers
- Custom made directional signs are placed to guide customers to the home
DURING THE SALE
- Customers are greeted promptly by courteous staff
- Home is maintained and constantly “spruced up”
- All sales big or small are recorded with a custom POS computerized system
- Sales tax is collected on your behalf
- Offers are taken
- An update email is sent prior to the final day's sale
- Sold items are carefully removed from your home
- Arrangements are made for final pick-ups
AFTER THE SALE
- You are provided with a detailed sales recap spreadsheet
- We arrange donation and final clear out services (optional)
- Prompt payment to you via check
- Sales tax is filed and paid