Consignment is where a person asks a third-party company to market and sell their items for them. It frees up time for the owner of the items, while allowing the company to advertise the items to get people interested in the item. Consignment can get higher bids for your items because they have a wider audience who are looking for things of value.
You want your possessions to look their best when they have a date with the auction block. At a minimum, the home and every item that is included in the estate seller should be thoroughly cleaned. A clean item is a cared-for item, which increases the perceived value. It is immediately noticed and instantly appreciated In some cases, you may also want to have damaged items repaired because this may increase the item’s value in the eyes of the bidders. This is something that you should discuss with the iStuffSellers appraisal team and experts who know the intricate details of the relevant jewelry, electronics, china, collectibles, etc. Whatever you do, you should never repair these items without the relevant knowledge and expertise as this may diminish its value significantly.