After a complimentary consultation, we'll pack up and transport your items to our Altadena or DTLA Showrooms for auction or for sale in our monthly Showroom Sale. Our movers are efficient, professional, and take exceptional care with art and fine furnishings. All items are inventoried, barcoded, evaluated, and priced. Our Auctions and Showroom Sales happen monthly and are staffed by knowledgeable and helpful sales people, as well as security.FAQs
Our sales team is comprised of highly experienced and trained full-time employees of Hughes Estate Sales covered by our employee Workers Compensation. They are not consultants.
Our entire appraising team brings decades of experience in determining current market value of valuables. Our staff includes an American Society of Appraisers (ASA) certified appraiser. We utilize a wide range of resources to conduct research and will consult with our own network of experts for specialty items.
Our multi-estate Showroom consignment sales events, live auction events, and online auctions. Our two Showrooms are located in the Los Angeles Downtown Arts District and Altadena, CA.
We advertise events through multiple national listing sites, social media, a massive emailing list of active buyers, and extensive street signage. Our mailing list is comprised of antique dealers, private collectors, interior designers, Hollywood set decorators, and many longtime loyal customers.
Yes, we have a certified American Society of Appraisers staff member who conducts appraisals for insurance and estate planning purposes. We also provide fair market value estimations.
Our rates vary depending upon many factors. We take into account your specific needs and the scope of the project. We will gladly give you a quote after we have seen the scope of the project.
Yes, complete and detailed accounting comes with your settlement.
We average a 93% sell-through rate. If there are items that don’t sell on consignment, we can manage donating these sale items to charity or you can opt to pick them up from our Showroom. We will include an itemized donation receipt and valuations that you can use for tax deduction purposes in your final settlement.
Yes, we are fully insured with General Liability, carry Workers Compensation, and are Bonded.
We provide estate liquidation services to all of Southern California and can travel out of our region if required.