On the day, a member of our team will attend the property. The valuer will go room-by-room, producing a detailed inventory as they go, itemising all personal possessions with an individual value over £500. You will also be asked to point out any items you think may be of value, that are not immediately visible. The Valuer will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Within seven working days, you will receive a full written, digital report that can be used for probate and inheritance tax calculation purposes. We can also send a copy to your solicitor if required.
We pride ourselves on transparent, fixed fees; we do not charge hourly rates. A full breakdown of our fees is available to view here.
Yes. If there is a concern about valuables left in a vacant property, we can arrange for items to be collected and transported to our saleroom where they will be stored securely and insured, awaiting instruction to sell.
We value everything inside a property including art, antiques, jewellery, watches, silver, furniture, collectables and general household items. We also value cars, motorcycles and other vehicles.
Yes. We operate on a national basis, our team of experts provide our services to clients across the UK.
No. You do not have to have items to sell to use our services. Our probate valuation service provides a written valuation report that is used for inheritance tax calculation purposes and for executors distributing an estate. You are welcome to decide at a later date if you would like to use our auction services.
Yes, based on the advice you receive from your solicitor. To find out more, see ‘Can I sell chattels before probate?’.
Once items have been sold and paid for by the buyers, proceeds are paid to your nominated bank account one month after the auction.
No. We do not provide legal advice but can recommend a solicitor to you. Get in touch with us by phone or email to find out more.
Yes. We can deal with more than one property as part of an estate. Charges will vary depending on the size and number of properties that require our services.
No. We do not value and sell residential properties, but we can connect you with a number of trusted estate agents and property auctioneers whom we regularly work with.