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 Estate Assessment

Estate assessment involves evaluating your belongings to determine values and the best direction for selling them, if that is your goal. Our ISA Personal Property Appraiser is trained to not only give you expert market valuations, but also to guide you to the best resale venues. In our technological age, opportunities for resale have expanded. But not every item is going to be successful in every resale venue. Many downsizing & liquidation companies emphasize their specific niche and selling everything within that niche, because that is the area they deal in. At Sterling Estate Services, we are unique as we are not advocating any single way of selling your belongings. Instead, we strive to match each item with its best resale venue.

Generally speaking, our Appraiser evaluates high to mid-range items for potential sale on a number of platforms including international auction, eBay, private buyers and galleries and/or local consignment. For general household items, a traditional estate sale may be the best direction. Should a written appraisal be required for estate purposes, our Personal Property Appraiser provides USPAP compliant written appraisals. Each situation is unique and again, we create a plan that addresses your specific wishes including time-frames, privacy issues, and your ultimate goals.