How to Choose Where to Donate Your Useable Items

Donating usable/saleable estate items to charity is a wonderful way to take things you no longer need or want, and give them a second life with someone else who may appreciate and use them.  But how should you choose which charity to contact?   We recommend thinking about what type of items you have to donate.  We […]
September 27th, 2017|

Why I Started Blue Sky Estate Services

A little about me. For more than 20 years, I have been a professional pilot and contributing to the aviation industry.  I am also a marketing volunteer for Orbis International, a non-profit organization that is close to my heart.  You will read more about Orbis in future posts, but for now, you can visit their […]
August 29th, 2017|

Home Downsizing and Senior Moving

It’s hard to make a move or a change when you’ve lived in the same home for 35, 40 or even 50 years.  A home holds all the energy of a family’s triumphs and disappointments, not to mention a lifetime of possessions.  It’s where children were raised and grandchildren come to visit and veering from […]
July 27th, 2017|


Downsizing and Home Content Removal Don’t Have to Send You to Therapy (Unless you want therapy!) When someone calls us for a home liquidation, it is usually because they have a very good idea about the enormous task ahead, or have already tried to pull the proverbial straw from the haystack alone… and are feeling overwhelmed. This haystack, […]
July 27th, 2017|

Estate Liquidation: Where To Start

If you are reading this, most likely a life event has taken over your normal routine and you are now in charge of the daunting task of dealing with clearing out, downsizing and/or liquidating the contents of a home. This can be very overwhelming, but it can be broken down into a few simple steps. […]
March 20th, 2017|

What is an Estate Sale?

The term “Estate Sale” is generally known in today’s society, but I feel a more in-depth look at what they really are is important. Wikipedia defines it as “An estate sale or estate liquidation is a sale or auction to dispose of a substantial portion of the materials owned by a person who is recently deceased or who must dispose of […]
March 20th, 2017|

Charitable Donations, Clear Outs And Buyouts

So you have determined that there are not enough items in the home for a traditional estate sale. I would say a good percentage of the families going through an estate liquidation will not have enough items for an estate sale, so you are not alone. Now you find yourself with a full house of […]
March 20th, 2017|