How to Sell Estate Assets

In the unfortunate circumstance of a loved one passing, the last thing that you should be burdened with is the decision making and workload centered around handling the assets of the estate. Unfortunately, the responsibility of estate executor typically falls in the hands of the people who are grieving the most. This process can be daunting and time consuming, that is why it can be valuable to have a partner in the process that can assist in making educated decisions and relieving some of this workload. Below we will explore the process and benefits of using an auction to sell estate assets.

The Process

1. Take inventory of the assets in the estate

2. Reach Out- Free Confidential Analysis

3. Contract

4. Pearce Staff Set Up

5. Run Online Auction & Marketing Campaign

6. Pearce Staff Pick Up and Payment

7. Check In Your Hand

Benefits of the Auction Methodology 

-Timely: A typical auction can liquidate an estate in a matter of weeks.

-Decreased workload and stress: a full service auction firm provides set-up (tagging, cataloging, photographing), professional and precise marketing campaigns, invoicing of buyers, and management of asset pick-up by buyers. 

-Maximum Exposure: a professional marketing campaign can draw bidders from all around the world, especially if the auction is conducted online

-Represents true market value: if an auction is well marketed, all parties of interest will be competing for the asset resulting in representation of fair market value

-Reasonable commission: no hourly fees charged to the estate, just a reasonable and agreed upon commission

-Total Transparency: our system accounts for every bid and dollar placed on items

What if the estate contains real estate?

Pearce & Associates has decades of experience selling real estate associated with estates ranging from residential to commercial. An auction can be a very effective way to sell real estate within an estate, learn more about selling real estate at auction.

Why Pearce & Associates?

Pearce & Associates has had the pleasure of being trusted with the liquidation of thousands of estates over our 40 year history. We know that every situation is different and that the events surrounding the liquidation of an estate can be very emotional. As a family run company, we strive to treat our clients like family and do our best to handle their situation with care. As experts in conducting and marketing online auctions, we are able to continuously provide service and results that are clients are pleased with. Our company is a part of MarkNet Alliance, this alliance has over 60 partner companies all across the United States. When you hire Pearce & Associates, you do not just get our experience and resources, but also the experience and resources of our entire alliance. We have a database of nearly 800,000 bidders worldwide. Please reach out for a free confidential analysis of your assets to determine if your estate is right for auction.