Estate Services Appraisal Request Form

To discuss your estate services requirements

Call us on 0438 350394 - available 7 days


or email us using the form below.

Please use the form below to provide a short summary of your enquiry and we will contact you. We can provide an estimate of the auction value for your items. Simply upload photos using the form below. Only one picture per item is needed. Don't forget to add your phone number and we will be in contact by either email or phone to discuss.
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Cash paid for goods – sell your unwanted junk

Do you need to quit unwanted junk or excess stock?

Clean up your household junk, manage hoarder estates, improve your business cash flow or sell stock if closing down or in liquidation.

Abbeys will pay cash for your goods or can sell at our public auction on your behalf.

We'll even arrange for the non-saleable rubbish to be taken away. It only takes one phone call.

  • commercial quantities of new or shop soiled stock
  • second hand household goods
  • all types of home wares
  • clothing, jewellery and fashion accessories
  • tools, hardware and home renovator
  • furniture and decorator items
  • unclaimed goods
  • unpaid storage
  • VCAT and legal matters


  • We accept deliveries on Mondays and Tuesdays or we can usually collect from your location within the week.

    Call Hugh for a confidential discussion or send us an email.

    phone us : 0438 350394
    available 7 days

    Appraisal Request Form

    phone us on 0438 350394 - available 7 days
    or

    Please use the form below to provide a short summary of your enquiry and we will contact you. We can provide an estimate of the auction value for your items. Simply upload photos using the form below. Only one picture per item is needed. Don't forget to add your phone number and we will be in contact by either email or phone to discuss.
    * indicates required field

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    Maximum file size: 1mb.

    Deceased Estates

    Specialists in deceased estates and house clearances

    For many people, the task of dealing with the clearance of personal effects and property in a deceased estate is a daunting one.

    Making it easier for executors - we will buy, sell or tip

    Abbeys takes the complexity out of arranging a house clearance.
    We coordinate all of the services needed to clear a house and provide a single streamlined account with supporting documentation - this means fewer trades for you to coordinate and fewer bills for you to pay.

    First we'll visit to assess your requirements - free of charge with no obligation

    Our valuers will come to the property to discuss your requirements and develop the most suitable service options. We have a team of valuers available in the Melbourne area and will usually be able to schedule a time to meet with an couple of days. If you are outside of the Melbourne metropolitan area call us for information about our regional Victoria visit schedule.

    A written proposal within 24 hours of the visit

    We'll always give you two choices about how to move forward. These may include us offering to purchase the contents or sell them at auction on your behalf, and will be fully inclusive of all costs and services to achieve your objectives. If you'd like to be involved in some of the work, that's fine by us or you can leave it totally up to Abbeys. You can chose how you'd like to work with us.

    Job completed within ten days


    We know that time is of the essence so we act quickly to execute the work. In most cases we will complete the full job within ten days of receiving your go ahead, and hand you back a cleared and cleaned property ready for sale.

    Single point of contact

    A dedicated account manager is your single point of contact and we'll keep you up to date with arrangements as the job progresses. At the end of the work an inventory of contents and consolidated account is presented, showing what happened to the things in the house so that you can provide full accountability to the estate beneficiaries.

    Our services

      The Abbeys team can provide a full service including:
    • Compiling a complete inventory
    • Valuation of contents
    • Sale of goods by public auction
    • An impartial third party to assist with disputes or family conflict about estate value
    • Interim management of an estate property including arranging access for tradepeople and beneficiaries
    • Short or longer term storage of goods pending probate or dispute resolution
    • Packing & transportation
    • Delivery of items to beneficiaries or family members (whether they are local, interstate or overseas)
    • Donation to charity of usable goods and clothing
    • Removal of rubbish & recyclables
    • Cleaning & gardening

    Experienced professionals

    Abbeys has been supporting executors of deceased estates for more than 40 years. Our staff are trained and experienced in dealing with whole house clearances and we have strict security procedures.

    Abbeys Auctions has been the endorsed estate service provider to The State Trustees in Victoria for more than thirty years.

    We take pride in ensuring that your estate is managed professionally and with full transparency.

    Call us for a confidential discussion or a free quote : phone 0438 350394 - available 7 days

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    Selling at Auction

    Selling at Abbeys Auctions is easy!

    Here are a few simple tips...

    • Items for Auction must be clean and in good condition.
    • Bring your items in to our showroom or email your photos to obtain a free auction valuation. Be sure to include a contact phone number with your email and we will email or call you to discuss your items prior to selling.
    • On site visits and written valuations for insurance or legal purposes will be provided for a fee. Please call 9898 2118 to make a booking.
    • Phone our office to arrange for our professional carriers to collect your items to be included in a forth coming auction.

    We receive goods at our Box Hill auction rooms on Mondays & Tuesdays 9am to 5pm and at other times by arrangement

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    Costs

    • A Commission of 20% and a Lot Fee of $5 per lot (applied to unsold/sold lots) will be deducted from the bid price, together with any applicable cartage or other costs.
    • Payment will be made on the second Wednesday after sale.
    • Collect your payment in person or ask for a cheque to be mailed to you ($5 postage & handling) Lost or replacement cheques incur a $15.00 cancellation fee.
    • EFT payments are charged at $5.00 per transaction (overseas transactions may incur a fee from the receiving back)
    • Postage of goods is charged as a handling fee at a minimum of $15.00 or greater depending on complexity plus all costs of postage and insurance

    Transport

    • We can provide transport to and from your location. Transport costs are usually deducted from auction proceeds therefore there is no upfront fee in most cases.
    • Call our office for an estimated costs and to arrange a collection time.

    Reserves

    Our aim is to achieve the best price possible for your items and we believe that a public auction is a good way to be sure of the true market value. We also need to manage a lot of items every week, therefore we will not accept reserves for items under $200.

    If you do want a reserve on your goods then we have a three simple rules.

    1. Please discuss your reserve with our auctioneers to be sure that it is a realistic market price.
    2. Please be sure to arrange your reserve price at the time of booking in your goods for sale.
    3. Changes to reserves will not be accepted after the item has been published in a catalogue.

    Reserved items will be offered for a maximum of three weeks. Reserves will be reduced by 20% in week 2 & by 40% in wk 3. If the Reserved items remain unsold after three auctions, then commission will be charged on the initial reserve amount and you will be asked to remove the goods at your cost.

    If you'd like to discuss any aspect of selling your goods at auction please feel free to call us on 03 9898 2118

    Valuations & Appraisals

    Appraisals

    We offer a free appraisal service. Simply send photos of your items via email or bring them along to the Auction Rooms and we will gladly provide an auction estimate.

    If you have a whole house full or more than 20 items to sell, please call us and we may arrange a no obligation free visit from one of our valuers.

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    Valuations

    Abbeys Auctions' professional team can provide valuations for commercial or private property contents including furniture, antiques, paintings, porcelain, silver and jewellery for the following purposes:

    • Family law
    • Litigation
    • Insurance
    • Rental assessment
    • Asset valuations
    • Estate value
    • Mortgage security
    • A fee applies for Valuations, and bookings are essential. Please phone our office for more information.

    Selling

    Next General Auction

    General Household Goods

    Viewing Thursday prior 9am to 7pm
    Doors open 8.30am on Auction Day for registration & viewing
    Auction starts at 9am and runs until approximately 4pm

    Catalogues online Wednesday night prior

    Auction listing catalogue

    Live online bidding catalogue with photos

    Next General Auction

    General Household Goods< /h3>

    Viewing Thursday prior 9am to 7pm
    Doors open 8.30am on Auction Day for registration & viewing
    Auction starts at 9am and runs until approximately 4pm

    Catalogues online Wednesday night prior

    Auction listing catalogue

    Live online bidding catalogue with photos