ALAS of Texas​

Alas of Texas Estate Sales, Liquidations, Online Estate Auctions & Consignments.

Business Services & FAQ

Services Offered:
 
Estate Sales (Living or Deceased): ALAS of Texas will come to your home for a complimentary evaluation to determine if an Estate Sale is beneficial for everyone involved. We understand this is a difficult time, and take proper care and concern for your best interests! 
 
Business Liquidation: Alas of Texas will come to your place of business, complete a complimentary client intake form, and discuss whether liquidation is right for you.
 
Liquidation (Divorce or Bankruptcy): We understand how difficult this can be. We will visit you in a public location to discuss the details and desired outcome of your situation. We will then schedule an on-site evaluation with your attorney present to determine if a liquidation is right for you. 
 
Services FAQ:
 
1. When I hear "Estate Sale", I think "Antiques". Do I need antiques to have an Estate Sale?
 
NO! A common misconception is you must have antiques in order to have an Estate Sale. This is simply not true! Anyone can have an Estate Sale due to death, downsizing or transition into assisted living.
 
2. Do you take on Estates where there are few to no antiques:
 
YES! We will liquidate any estate containing good quality merchandise (antique or contemporary).
 
3. Are there types of Estates you do not take on:
 
NO! We will take on any project we deem beneficial to all parties. While we specialize in high-end furnishings and antiques; we will fight for the highest dollar possible for ANY estate.
 
4. What fee's are associated with hiring ALAS of Texas:
 
NONE! That's right, our services cost nothing out-of-pocket! We work on commission, and assume responsibility for all aspects of your sale!
 
5. What qualifies ALAS of Texas to handle my Estate Sale:
 
As a student of the Asheford School of Antiques; our Liquidator has recevied real-time training in all aspects of Estate Liquidation and the world of antiques in general. He is licensed and bonded, and has developed a skill for pricing, marketing and brokering higher end collectibles.
 
6. Does ALAS of Texas buy collections or consign merchandise?
 
ALAS of Texas does offer a buy-out option, as well as a consignment option for any items remaining at the end of a sale, which meet our requirements. 
 
7. What happens should there be leftovers at my sale?
 
No one can gaurantee all items will sell. We will make every attempt to get you the best dollar we can for each item.

ALAS of Texas employs a fee based packing service which is optional and determined by the client at the conclusion of the sale.

Any remaining items which meet specific requirements, can be transferred to our partnering auction house for final sale.