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"Everything was ok before the sale. Other than the fact her employees drove on and messed up the lawn it went pretty well. But after the sale I found lots of things" that could have been recycled or donated to charity in the trash. But the biggest problem is that I was supposed to get a full accounting and payment in 30 days. This should have been received December 21, 2014 and it is now March 16, 2015. After contacting her several times and getting lame excuses I have filed a complaint with the Better Business Bureau and contacted an attorney. I recommend that you do not use Estate Sales Unlimited under any circumstances and go do your own
at the Better Business Bureau . Whomever you use make your own inventory and take lots of pictures.

-Gail S.

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"Very efficient. I contacted Fine Arts Consultant and Appraisals and he contacted
Stump. She called me the next day. all went well

-betty K.

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Auction Service reviews in Torrance

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spent hours with me - helping me with pricing, valuation and most of Support for my situation.
I definitely felt like I made New Friends ! They are Super! Couldn't be happier and would recommend them 150% !

- Dory K.
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, as she is our only contact with this company. First, I must say that if you need an appraisal, do not call
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Appraisal Express or The
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. I am not sure which (or if both) this appraiser works for. Some of her paperwork was for one, some the other. However, I would not have confidence in a company who allows her to represent them. Secondly, if your financial institution says they need an appraisal, request that they not use these companies. Had I known in advance who our bank would use, I would have requested another appraisal company.

Third, this particular appraiser is the most unprofessional, snotty person I have ever had to deal with. For example, she came to our door. I let her in, and she did not introduce herself or even acknowledge that she was walking into someone's living space. She walked past me and began looking around. After a minute or two I made a point to introduce myself and put out my hand. She did not respond. So I finally said, "And your name is...?" She replied, "
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." At the time I did not even know how to spell her name; she did not ever give us a business card or anything with her name on it until a week or so later when the appraisal came in via our bank. It was because of her unprofessional entrance that I should have kicked her out, but instead I walked around with her. She pretty much ignored me for her entire visit.

Fourth, Ms.
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's appraisal was so low compared to a year-and-a-half earlier when we purchased this house as a foreclosure. When we purchased the house, it had not been maintained for a few years and was severely lacking maintenance work both inside and out. There were some interior areas that were unlivable and unsafe. But the appraisal back then still came in at 450k. In addition, almost all of the purchases we made between then and now were to fill the vacancies that the former owner left and/or to repair severe damage due to neglect. We also made some upgrades that were quite costly. Ms
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was told that, and she was also given the information on the previous appraisal. However, she neglected to take those things into account either deliberately or because she did not pay attention.

Fifth, some of her appraisal notes are inaccurate, i.e. the number of bathrooms, the square footage, the "comparable" homes that are NOT comparable in size at all (3 were around 100 sq ft too small), the stated distance to local businesses and schools, the type of fencing, the list of upgrades and expenses to replace what was "missing," not what was general upkeep. Ms.
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's entire attitude, both in person and on paper, is self-righteous. She gave me the impression that she is gloating right now over each low-ball appraisal she has made because she has the power to do so. Originally I chose to walk around with her to explain what we had done to the house in the past 1-1/2 years to upgrade and improve and to show her some of the
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rooms she might not see, but as we moved through rooms, I stuck with her because she was a bit peculiar and I did not trust her in the house without me.
- Jack or Dove A.
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This company handled the sale of the contents of my parents' house in a very professional manner.
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's knowledge of antiques, collectibles and mid-century items was impressive. She also had a good grasp of current
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values. Organizing and staging was great, as was the promotion of the sale. She has a huge following for sales. I live out of town, yet
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worked with my availability; she also accommodated several special family requests. This kind of situation is never easy; regardless of the exact circumstances, it is always emotional. But
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was sensitive and supportive. She did a great job for us.
- Gerald F.
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The sale went great I feel she got the best price that could be gotten on all articles. Her staff at the sale were very professional & were willing to answer all questions.
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worked with customers on the phone & mailed paintings for me,made sure it was properly packed. Took care of all paper work & was prompt with payment to me after sale. The thing about this company, they are there after the sale if you have questions.
- Patricia L.
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They overpriced everything and they never followed through to meet the donation company and clean the house and they never paid a dime to us for the sale. Several attempts were made to reach this company and they ignored the situation.
- Janice G.
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The Grangers did a fabulous job in all the preparation necessary for the estate sale, and had a team of very friendly, professional people who worked not only with the preparation phases, but also the onsite two day sale.
- Russell C.
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The process went well, It was determined that I did not need to utilized the services that were reviewed with me. Again, I appreciated his approach, honesty and thoroughness.
I would contact Accurate again in a heartbeat.
- S. Dean R.
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I had, in passing, mentioned to a friend that I was likely going to have to dispose of the contents of my parent's condo sometime soon as my step-father was quite ill. She mentioned she had a friend that does that kind of work (although had never personally used this service) and gave me
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's information. I met with
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while the condo was being prepared for sale and was impressed with her honesty, knowledge and advice. I did my homework and contacted other firms for comparison and came to the conclusion that
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was my best choice and I was not disappointed.
Once the condo went up for sale, it sold quickly.
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was ready to go in an instant. She listened to all my concerns and wishes and went over and above. Much had already been removed, but she brought in some buyers who took some items prior to the final clean out. The day before the move out,
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and her staff came in and packed up everything and got it ready for donation or disposal. Additionally, she found a wonderful charity that carefully took everything that remained and left the place absolutely clean (even vacuumed the hallway).
I never once felt that my interests and wishes were not being honored and
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was always sensitive to the fact that this was an estate sale and respected the emotional attachments that existed. At the end, I felt like I had a friend at my side, helping me to navigate all the details. I would recommend
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to anyone and only regret that I had not brought her on earlier to help me clear out the items that I ended up bringing to my own home.
- RONALD L.

All Auction Services in Torrance, CA

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A & R VAN SEATS

1350 W 228TH ST
Torrance

AMERICAN HOME APPRAISAL

5624 CALLE DE ARBOLES
Torrance

American Tire Depot- Granada Hills

18173 Chatsworth Street
Granada Hills

ANTIQUE APPRAISAL SVC

21546 Golden Triangle Rd
Santa Clarita

APPRAISAL EXPRESS-AEX INC

2461 W 208TH ST
Torrance

APPRAISERS LLC

406 AMAPOLA AVE
Torrance

AppraiserValues.com

4570 CAMPUS DR
Newport Beach

Arts Saab

18440 Hart St
Reseda

Autobahn Exchange

2640 Chantemar St

Avlacor Auto Body

18405 Eddy St
Northridge

Big Brand Tire & Service

3850 E Main St
Ventura

Bright Green Contracting

464 Larkstone Ln.
Brea

Brown Stone Estate Sales

PO Box 167
Huntington Beach

California Estate Sales

3535 E COAST HWY
Corona Del Mar

Car Inspectors

10201 Lindley Ave Apt B31
Northridge

Cares Vehicle Registration Service

3760 Cahuenga Blvd
Studio City

CERTIFIED APPRAISERS NETWORK

1780 OAK ST
Torrance

DAV EXECUTIVE AUTO GROUP INC

1516A W Glenoaks Blvd
Glendale

Details etc.

10575 ESTHER AVE
Los Angeles

DIMAURO'S HONDA SVC CTR

5798 DAWSON AVE
Goleta

Drosten Property Management Co. LLC

569-B Constitution Ave
Camarillo

Eco Green Recycling

9540 Pathway st. #105

Elite Auto Parts Company

9944 Glenoaks Blvd
Sun Valley

Fishy Finds Mercantile LLC

4680 E Los Angeles Ave
Simi Valley

Garage Hunters

2372 Morse Ave

GRANDMA DARLING'S ANTIQUE MALL

1819 Redondo Avenue
Signal Hill

GREENS OK TIRES INC

11634 VANOWEN ST
North Hollywood

GWS AUCTIONS, LLC.

74050 Goleta Ave
Palm Desert

Home, James! Real Estate

31103 Rancho Viejo Rd. #2328
San Juan Capistrano

Hughes Estate Sales, Inc.

711 W Woodbury Rd
Altadena

IGM Auto Repair

6205 Kester Ave
Van Nuys

J & C Import Car Care

5810 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood

JANE WILLIAMS ESTATE SERVICES

2212 E ORANGE GROVE AVE
Orange

Joe Tadlock Auctioneer

14011 Gracebee Ave
Norwalk

Joe's Muffler & Brakes

1301 S La Brea Ave
Los Angeles

JOHN MORAN AUCTIONEERS INC

735 West Woodbury Road
Altadena

KAD AUCTIONS

826 N VICTORY BLVD
Burbank

Legacy MD

Corona

Little Miss Clutter Buster

208 South Hacienda Avenue
Glendora

LOCKAWAY STORAGE

1181 N State St
Hemet

MICHAEL LEVY GALLERY

6226 E Pacific Coast Hwy
Long Beach

Morningside Auto

6444 Anguilla Ave
Cypress

NOLTE APPRAISAL SVC

2390 CRENSHAW BLVD
Torrance

Novotny's Antiques,Consignments &Estate Sales

103 East Santa Clara Street
Arcadia

Parker Auto Transport LLC

1955 W Baseline Rd

PREMIERE AUCTIONEER

280 N. Montebello Blvd
Montebello

Professional Appraisal Services

7510 Lilla Pl
Canoga Park

PROMPT APPRAISER & CONSULTANTS

2371 Silver Oak Cir
Corona

Regency-Superior Auctions

17514 Ventura Blvd Suite 101
Encino

Specified Services

14001 Windsor Pl
Santa Ana

STATE CERTIFIED APPRAISERS

21926 LADEENE AVE
Torrance

StubHub

199 Fremont St
San Francisco

Succor Estate Sales

19846 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Malibu

TelecommutePro.com

Los Angeles

The Estate Sisters

2001 Maine Ave
Long Beach

Tom Fitzpatrick Art Prep, Inc.

1357 N Avenue 57
Los Angeles

Toni Jones Designs

1736 N Pacific Ave
Glendale

Trade-In Solutions

11500 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles

TriStar Motors LLC

701 Illinois Street,
San Francisco

Virtuous Homes & Associates

15335 Fairfield Ranch Road
Chino Hills

Wayne & Jacinda Olsen, Re/Max Diamond Realty

26900 Newport Rd Ste 120
Menifee

WeGoLook LLC

100 NE 5th St

Weho Variety

8907 Dalton Ave
Los Angeles

WEST COAST AUTO APPRAISALS

9663 SANTA MONICA BLVD
Beverly Hills

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