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 tipAbbeys 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 obligationOur 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 visitWe'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 contactA 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.
- 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 professionalsAbbeys 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.