The following are a few signs that indicate reputation and professionalism of an estate sale company. By looking out for these signs you can easily make your decision about hiring one.
- The company should have a license and must not be reluctant to produce it if the clients ask.
- Good estate sale companies are mostly bonded also. It is a kind of insurance where a 3rd party takes a guarantee for the company that it will honor agreements and contracts. In the event a contract is breached, the bonding company (3rd party) will pay the client compensation.
- A good estate sale company provides their clients with references and feedback of previous customers on their request so that they can become sure about quality of services that company offers.
- A good and reputable company will never charge you for initial inspection of house and interview.
Furthermore, following are a few qualities that a good estate sale agent from any reputable company should possess in order to gain your trust and make the entire process comfortable for you:
- They Listen And Communicate
Each and every client is different in terms of needs, requirements and preferences. A good estate sale company shall provide you with an agent who listens and encourages you to communicate all your concerns and queries regarding the sale and items to be sold. A good agent asks their clients about their demands for each item and also communicates the market prices for them. He will not only suggest you set a reasonable price but make efforts to get your items sold within the price you want.
- They Are Proactive
A good estate sale agent will be proactive and will never procrastinate in dealing with the client or setting up the sale. The company will take complete responsibility of arranging the sale right on time and will make complete efforts to make it a successful one.
- They Are Adaptable
The best quality that your estate sale agent can possess is the ability to read your expectations from the sale. A good estate sale company knows the limits of their clients and therefore adjusts the entire procedure of arranging a sale within their financial limits and their requirements.
- They Work In Your Time Frame
Every client has a time frame for entire sale in mind when they contact any estate sale company. The first thing a good estate sale company would do is to ask the client about their time frame and adjust the sale within their time limit.
- They Are Not Afraid Of Giving You Old Clients’ References
A cheat would never want you to know about their dealing with the previous clients. If you have any doubts about the company’s efficiency and reputation, do not hesitate in asking them for references of their previous clients. If they are not afraid to give you all the details you want, they are probably the right one to hire.
Besides all these qualities, you should also check out reputation of the estate sale company you are planning to hire in the market. Also, it is always a good idea to ask your family and friends for references for the purpose of hiring the best one in the town.