Just one call will get the process started. When you call, we will discuss your needs based on your current situation. Then we will quickly schedule a time to meet (usually the same day) or ask you to email pictures of the current home. From there we will be able to quickly start coordinating and overseeing everything needed to reach your desired outcome. We recommend that you do not throw anything away as even little things could be sold at an estate sale or buyout.
Why Should I Choose Blue Sky Estate Services?
Blue Sky Estate Services will offer you, from start to finish, the help you need to tackle the huge job of clearing out and selling a home. The sheer volume of items in the average home is overwhelming to those who do not have access to professionals who can help them dispose of the accumulation properly.
Blue Sky Estate Services is proud to be members of the American Society of Estate Liquidators and to be a fully accredited Certified Relocation and Transition Specialist (CRTS)® company. We have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and we serve families in Orange County, Long Beach, and the surrounding areas. We are licensed, bonded, insured and have successfully completed background checks. We are truly passionate about helping those who have lost a loved one as well as those who must move a senior relative or experience some other life event that necessitates the liquidation of a home.
How Are Your Coordination Services Free?
When we started this business, we wanted to be able to help families. Our goal was to minimize their burden, maximize their profits, donate to local charities, and not have to charge the family to do so. So we decided to ask for referral fees from the estate sale companies and real estate agents that we refer you to, thus covering our time to coordinate, and preventing us from charging you. The family is responsible for paying the individual service providers directly for services such as cleaning, moving, trash removal, etc. These terms are clearly explained in our client agreement.
What If The Home Doesn’t Have Any Items Of Great Value?
A common misconception when people use the term estate sale is that there must be items of high value involved to have an estate sale. The average home has a lifetime of accumulation of what most people will call “stuff.” We always recommend not throwing out or selling anything until we have had a chance to assist. Your loved one’s possessions do not have to be of high value in order to have a professional estate sale from which you can profit and, at the same time, have the home cleared out.
If there are not enough items for a traditional estate sale, there are other options. We can coordinate with companies that offer “buyouts” in which a company makes an offer to the family that includes buying and removing all of the items. We also work with various charities to assist in the donation of household items.
We can also provide “clear out” services in which a company comes in and removes all items of no value, donating anything acceptable to charities. This still provides a tax benefit that can easily exceed the cost of the clear out.
How quickly can I have the house cleared out and be ready to sell, rent, or move out?
This depends on many factors. If there are enough items for an estate sale, it is usually 2-4 weeks for the estate sale to be completed. If the Realtor feels the home should keep the existing furniture until it is in escrow, the home can be organized, cleaned, and ready to market within 2-3 days. Then the estate sale or removal of the remaining items will take place prior to the close of escrow. If there are not enough items for an estate sale, a buyout or clear out may be the best plan. We can have the home completely cleared out, usually within 3-5 days. The home will then be cleaned and ready for the next step.
Why should i use a blue sky referred real estate agent?
Simply put, we refer you to the best agent in the nation, literally! We have a long working relationship with ReMax and refer to their #1 residential listing agent in the nation who was #3 in the world for ReMax. With over 350,000 licensed real estate agents in the state of California, we want to connect you with the best agent in the nation when handling what may be the largest financial transaction of your life.
Which Charities Do You Support?
The main charities we support are:
- Salvation Army www.SalvationArmyUSA.org.
- Patriots and Paws www.PatriotsAndPaws.org. Patriots and Paws is a local charity that collects furniture and other home goods for low-income veterans.
- Precious Life Shelter www.PreciousLifeShelter.org. The mission of Precious Life is to provide residential and supportive services for homeless, pregnant and adult women.
- The Legal Aid Society which provides free and low-cost civil legal services to low- income families, individuals and senior citizens in Southern California.