Crown City Estate Sales is a family owned business that has been providing estate liquidation services in Southern California for over 25 years. We have conducted hundreds of Estate Sales throughout Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Ventura, and San Bernardino Counties, and now in the Palm Desert area Desert communities. We have gone to Santa Barbara all the way down to Oceanside. Cities include: Pasadena, Glendale, Altadena, Arcadia, La Canada, La Crescenta, Riverside, Sherman Oaks, Woodland Hills, Encino, Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Indian Wells, Cathedral City, Palm Desert, LaQuinta, Indio, and more!
We specialize in large Estates and if there is enough there, we'll go anywhere. We have done huge sales with collections including: Americana, tools, toys, jewelry, Native American artifacts, Asian artifacts, clocks, art, photographs, folk art, Mid Century Modern, and vehicles/motorcycles/boats and a helicopter.
WHY CROWN CITY?
At some time in everyone's life, they find themselves in a situation that involves closing a home. You may be downsizing, or liquidating the estate of a loved one that has passed away. That is when you need our 25+ years of professional estate sale services expertise. Our knowledge and skill at liquidating an estate is vast, professional, and reliable.. We pride ourselves at organizing, set up, marketing, and selling of your items to make the most money, all in a hassle free and compassionate manner. At all times we respect your privacy and honor all of your requests to try and make the estate liquidation process an easy transition.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
The process begins with you - Stop cleaning, donating, and throwing things away!
Then call us for an appointment at 626-676-4202 and we'll schedule a walk-through evaluation with you.
Estate sales are our expertise and we have had amazing success selling items that the owners had previously thought worthless -We once sold a rusty, old coffee tin for $1,500! See more sale success stories HERE.
After the walk through evaluation and contract signing, the only thing you have to do is pack a box of what you wish to keep and walk away. We do the rest - organizing, pricing, marketing, selling, and we leave your space broom clean and realtor ready. We are available every step of the way should you have any questions or concerns.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT ARE YOUR FEES?
Our fees are structured entirely on a commission basis. You only pay us for items we sell. Period. If we don't make you money, we don't make any money ourselves. There are NO upfront fees - EVER.
HOW LONG DOES THE PROCESS TAKE?
Most sales take a 5-7 days to arrange, 2-3 days of selling and 2-3 days for clean up to leave the home broom clean. We can give a more accurate estimate during the preliminary walk through.
HOW IS PAYMENT MADE?
At the end of the sale, payment is made by Cashier's check within 2 business days. We do not hold YOUR money.
DO YOU OFFER OTHER SERVICES?
Yes, if needed, we offer eBay sales, Online auctions on Our website, auction referrals, donation slips for tax purpose.
WHAT KIND OF ITEMS CAN YOU SELL?
We sell EVERYTHING. Typical estate sale items include but are not limited to the following:
Antique furniture, sculpture, art
Fine and rare books, every day books, magazines
Better art and jewelry, costume jewelry, silver, gold
Antique toys, retro and modern collectibles
Vintage items, linens, clothing, kitchen-wares, housewares
Sporting items, sewing items, office equipment, garage items
Home furnishings, appliances, televisions, stereos, computers, garden tools, plants
Hand tools, machine tools, construction equipment, and materials.
Cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles, airplanes and yachts
ARE YOU INSURED?
Yes, we are insured. We carry liability for our Estate Sales with event insurance.
We were the first in our industry to carry event insurance which most other liquidators do not.
DO YOU PURCHASE ESTATES?
Yes, we buy and consign quality estates and high end collections. Selling your estate or collection can be very simple! Email us photos and any information about the item(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org along with your asking price. We will respond promptly to let you know if we feel your item(s) are a good fit for us to either purchase or sell on a consignment basis. If we agree on a selling price, you'll get cash in hand right away!
We are interested in all types of quality estate and vintage items such as:
Silver or Gold
Please note that all sales require a valid license, address, and signed bill of sale from you. Any item suspected of being stolen will be reported to the authorities accordingly.
If you're interested in seeing what Crown City has in stock, visit our store - Crown City Antiques!
HOW DO WE GET STARTED?
We offer a free walk through, discussion of your estate liquidation needs and give you a verbal estimate.
To get started, call 626-676-4202 or email us your questions.