Frequently Asked Questions
by Sellers

  • How can Comprehensive Estate Liquidations, LLC help me sell my estate?

    If you are a seller looking to have an estate sale in Los Angeles, we have decades of experience serving clients. We take care of every detail to ensure that you maximize the proceeds from your estate sale. In addition, we make every effort to reduce unnecessary stress.

  • What does it cost for an initial evaluation of my items for sale?

    There is no cost for the initial evaluation. At this initial evaluation, we can suggest solutions that are tailored to your needs.

  • How far in advance should I contact you?

    The sooner the better! Typically, we will book appointments anywhere from 2 to 4 weeks in advance of the liquidation. All dates will be reserved upon the acceptance of a signed contract.

  • How long is the estate sale process?

    The estate sale process takes approximately seven (7) days on average and is dependent on the size of the estate. Typically, we need approximately four (4) days to set up for the sale and an additional three (3) days to conduct the actual sale.

  • Where will my sale be advertised?

    Your sale will be advertised online and to our mailing list of more than 6000 buyers.

  • Who will price the items that I am selling?

    Your items will be priced by our experienced staff who are familiar with the fair market value of most items. However, if there is an area outside of our expertise, we will contact an expert in that field.

  • How much commission does Comprehensive Estate Liquidations, LLC make?

    We take a percentage of the gross sales from the estate sale. Our commission covers include all set up, advertising, and staffing costs.

  • How soon will I be paid after my estate sale ends?

    Our clients are paid within seven (7) business days following the last day of the estate sale.

  • Are you insured?

    At Comprehensive Estate Liquidations, we are fully compliant with all state business regulations. You can take comfort in hiring us with the knowledge that we are fully insured.

  • Will there be security at my estate sale?

    Depending on the scope of the sale, we can arrange to provide security at your estate sale. During the sale, we limit the number of customers in the home at one time and meticulously check receipts as each customer exits the sale.

  • What happens to items that don’t sell?

    If a valuable item does not sell at the estate sale, we will facilitate its sale through auction or consignment. If the value of the item does not justify this, we can arrange a donation to a charity.

  • Do I have to clean up after the sale?

    No, you do not have to clean up after the sale. We will remove any trash generated by the estate sale and leave the property broom clean.

Meet the Founder

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    Ragen Wilfert

    Founder & President

    Ragen Wilfert is the founder and President of Comprehensive Estate Liquidations, LLC. He has more than 25 years of experience in the antique, auction and interior design industry, along with, over two decades of experience in estate liquidations and buyouts. This has given him exceptional insight into how to better assist our clients. Ragen’s experience owning an exclusive antique shop on fashionable Melrose Avenue has given him the knowledge of the value of furnishings and the ability to price ...

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    Thank you again for your professionalism and assistance.

    “I wanted to thank you again for your professionalism and assistance with the estate sale. I think it would have been very difficult for us to have done that without you, and please pass on to your team that we appreciate all their help as well.”

    - Lowell W.
    CEL made the process easy and professional

    “I really appreciate the work you did for my family and the estate. You and CEL made the process easy and professional. I will keep your information handy and imagine we will use you again when the time comes for other estates and for referrals.”

    - Fran S.
    Your attention to detail and overall professionalism made this whole emotional process so much easier.

    “Your attention to detail and just overall professionalism made this whole emotional process so much easier. I'm in awe of your work and process and all that you have been able to accomplish.”

    - Esthela T.
    Honest and straightforward.

    “Ragen and his team just did a great job for me on a Studio City home I just sold. Got there on short notice, and did a great job. Honest and straightforward.”

    - Peter B.
    Extraordinary service.

    “I count my lucky stars to have found CEL. Ragen (partner) helped me close up a family home after 50 years of living and collecting. I found him personable, timely, fair, and compassionate.”

    - Joanne H.

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