Frequently Asked Questions


Q. Which service is better for me – an outright sale or consignment?

A. Depending on how quickly you would like the proceeds for the sale to last. An outright sale can be conducted within a few days while a consignment deal may take up to 60 days.

Q. Which program will give me a better return on my goods?

A. Typically, a consignment deal will garner about 5-10% more revenue than an outright sale, however they may take up to 60 days or more.

Q. What if my items don’t sell?

A. Any unsold items are returned back to the owner at the end of a consignment period/sale.

Q. Who determines the value of my item(s)?

A. We all do, as we take a consultative approach. The expertise of Family Legacy Estate Sale, coupled with market research and your input, will help determine the value of your item(s).

Q. How am I paid for my items?

A. Typically you are paid by check, however, other arrangements can be made if you prefer.

Q. What are your fees?

A. Family Legacy Estate Sale consignment rates start at 20% for large collections and 25% for small collections?

Q. What vehicles do you use to sell items?

A. Family Legacy Estate Sale sells on various platforms, including our website, Ebay, Offerup, Craigslist, Facebook and other online sites.

Q. What makes you different from other estate sale companies?

A. Our expertise in the collectibles market makes us unique. Typical estate sales organizations will sell entire houses full of goods. We choose to concentrate on the truly valuable items you own. Working together, we can then help you determine what is the bestselling approach that will meet your needs.

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