The Estate Sale Business
Starting an estate sale company requires a commitment like any business venture. Grasons Co. brand of estate sale companies is an established brand with multiple locations nationwide, but if you’ve landed on this page you have questions on how to start an estate sale company and we hope you get the answers you’re seeking.
Myth: The Estate Sale Business is Selling Stuff!
Most people automatically assume that an estate sale business is simply earning money from selling other people’s stuff. This is far from the truth, and one small part in the big picture of what a professional estate sale company is.
One of the biggest reasons Grasons Co. has been recognized as the #1 estate sale company nationwide is because within our brand of estate sale companies, it’s much more than just an estate sale.
The business of people
The estate sale business requires a certain level of emotional stability, and the ability to communicate with many different personalities.
As an estate sale company you have various clients you are aiming to satisfy. Your referring sources such as Realtors, probate attorneys, courts or homeowners that are suffering from the loss of a loved one, and experiencing the most difficult time of their lives. You also have the buyers that are purchasing from you during the sales.
Excellent organizational skills, combined with a deep understanding of human nature, and the responsibility of dealing with all your clients’ most prized possessions with the utmost respect and integrity is the key to success in the business of estate sales.
It is a balance that requires a certain level of finesse, it is much better achieved when you’re well trained on how to handle it.
How to start an estate sale business?
Anyone can start an estate sale business on their own; unfortunately doing it yourself will require a large financial investment, a long road to establishing your name and referral sources. Learning the business as you go is a difficult road to follow. Many companies find themselves exiting the industry just as quick as they entered.
There are hundreds of estate sale companies in the U.S., and yet, it’s a small industry that strives on maintaining a level of professionalism. One wrong move and you’re out quickly. Estate Sale buyers, Real estate agents, and estate sale companies communicate all the time. Bad news travels fast.
Is An Estate Sale Company Right For Me?
Although Grasons Co. has many locations nationwide, we have turned down just as many in franchise requests. The estate sale business is not for everyone, but if you are a good candidate, it’s an excellent resale business to own because it is both financially, professionally and emotionally rewarding.
The Grasons Co. estate sale business comes with a road map that leads to owning your own estate sale business franchise, proper training, a respected industry brand, and ongoing support services.
We are in the business of people, our goal is to insure the people in our business are a good fit for the industry and have a high success rate in maintaining the brand, longevity of their estate sale business by maintaining a high level of professionalism.
If you’re interested in finding out more, request a free estate sale franchise brochure, or give us a call for a complimentary evaluation.
Owning an estate sale company is an investment, and commitment, you owe it to yourself, your future clients, and the industry to insure it’s the right investment for you.