​  QUESTIONS

What is an Estate Sale?

An estate sale or liquidation is a sale where the partial or entire contents of a home or office is sold.  Items are priced according to condition and current market value.  The estate sale is advertised and customers come to purchase everything from the extravagant to the absurd.


Who needs an Estate Sale?

Anyone downsizing, relocating, moving out-of-state, or liquidating a loved-ones household.


How can Sista's Estate Sales help?

Sista's Estate Sales offer experience in liquidating the contents of estates, including antiques and collectibles, contemporary and used furniture, clothing, artwork, jewelry, toys, tools and more.  Consultations are always free on any estate, large or small.


Where do you conduct your sales?

We conduct sales throughout Lafayette, Louisiana and the Acadiana area.


How does this work?

Sista's Estate Sales provides all of the resources needed to sort, organize, attractively display, research, price, advertise and sell the contents of an estate.  We work with you, the client, and our buyers to provide an enjoyable, secure and profitable experience for all parties.


How far in advance do I need to book a sale?

We prefer a lead time of 2-3 weeks, but you can also book us 6 months in advance.  We also have been able to put together quality sales in a matter of days.  Our customers attend sales all year; so any month is a great time to have a sale.


What is your Commission?

Sista's Estate Sales charges 30%-35% commission of the gross sales.  Commission fees come out of the sale proceeds.  We do not charge an upfront fee and our percentage will pay for advertising.