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Bethesda Downsizing And Estate Sales, LLC
Bethesda, MD 20816
Bethesda Downsizing and Estate Sales, LLC
is a licensed and insured estate sale company based in Bethesda, MD that offers estate sale and downsizing services to anyone moving out of a home in Bethesda or Potomac. Our experienced team does all the work for you - from cleaning out the attic and basement, setting up and handling all the details of your sale, and managing the post-sale process (donation and
clean-out). Our job is to take the stress out of your move! Whether you are downsizing, transitioning into assisted living, putting your house on the market, or settling an estate, Bethesda Downsizing can help!
We love Bethesda! Our company's employees live in Bethesda and we have raised our families in Bethesda! Unlike other companies, we do not come long distances or from other states to conduct your sale. You are probably right around the corner!
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Our estate sale company can organize multiple estate sales on very short notice and we proudly advertise every sale to our 3,500 email subscribers and on social media.
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Everything was done so well by your team! Thanks so much for all the coordination!JillJune 2018
I am so relieved and happy! I am so grateful that I found you to help me out in my most difficult time in life. WamJune 2018
Many thanks, again, for a great job. Joanna and her team did a fantastic job. They went above and beyond to conduct a successful sale with great sensitivity and attentiveness.SusanJune 2018
Very professional, amazing turnout and an all-around wonderful experience. I'm grateful for your organization's help through this difficult chapter.CindyJune 2018
Thank you for the quick turn around on the results of the sale. You sold over 80% of what we had! What a great job! It was great working with you and I appreciate your patience as I worked through this very emotional process.CarolineMay 2018
Bethesda Downsizing did an extraordinary job in planning, preparing and executing the 3-day Estate Sale for us. Their meticulous approach assured that the entire effort came off without a hitch. Their marketing efforts produced large turnouts each day and the attentive staff participated actively in the very successful sales effort. And they were a delight to work with throughout. JohnMay 2018
Brette, Joanna, and the rest of the team of lovely ladies at Bethesda Downsizing were wonderful. Their expertise, professionalism and kindness made a difficult job seem easy.LisaMay 2018
I was under extreme time pressure and you got the job done! So glad everything went perfectly!DorittApril 2018
Thanks for all you and the team did over the weekend! If you ever need a reference, please don’t hesitate to use us!NancyApril 2018
Thanks for everything! SO happy we went with you!KarenApril 2018
We are so happy the sale did so well! Thank you for all of your hard work!CarmenApril 2018
I recently sold my mom's house and had 30 days to empty her belongings that she had collected over her 91 years. Overwhelmed by the task, I called in Bethesda Downsizing. Not only did they execute an organized and successful estate sale - they were great partners in helping me locate places to disperse the items that didn't sell. They are professional and kind and I recommend them highly!LisaMarch 2018
We entrusted our Potomac, MD house-wide downsizing/estate sale to Bethesda Downsizing last weekend, and they did a really nice job. We were very pleased with the results!GregMarch 2018
Thank you, Barbara! I must say it was a real pleasure to work with Bethesda Downsizing and I intend to recommend you to everyone I know.PatriciaMarch 2018
Thank you Bethesda Downsizing for a great job! Now I'm ready to move to California!BarbaraMarch 2018
We had a great experience! Thank you Joanna, you’re the best!KimberelyMarch 2018
Thank you for the supercalifragilisticexpialidocious experience I had working with you both and your team! You all are just fabulous, thank you! RobinMarch 2018
Thank you all again for a successful sale! I will definitely recommend Bethesda Downsizing to my friends!CarolineFebruary 2018
Heartfelt kudos to Bethesda Downsizing for exceeding every expectation for our Estate Sale - Brette and her exceptional team brought the energy, expertise and disciplined commitment to every detail ensuring its tremendous success! There's no "better game" in town!ErinJanuary 2018
What a sale! Just wanted to let you, and your staff, (especially Barbara and Joanna) know that the house looked great throughout the sale - some very nice soft touches throughout - professionally typed signs on important/documented items - safety precautions everywhere - and love where you put the "money table" - with all of your efforts, the Estate Sale was a huge success! Thank you for EVERYTHING!BethJanuary 2018
Thanks again for a fabulous sale. We are so happy!LisaJanuary 2018
You and your team did a great job! Thanks again for your help!MariaJanuary 2018
I just want to thank you again for taking on this sale at such short notice! Matt and I appreciate all of the hard work that you and your staff put in to make the sale a success ! Barbara was very attentive and professional and is certainly an asset to your team! She went out of her way to answer my questions , was available to assist me as needed, and even scheduled the post sale pickup of unsold items which I greatly appreciate!PattyDecember 2017
I will certainly recommend Bethesda Downsizing to all of my friends!
I can't tell you what a pleasure it was to work with you, Barbara, and your company. Everyone I've spoken to has commented on your professionalism and efficiency. And best of all, you practically emptied the entire house! I am a very happy client! (Feel free to use this as a testimonial!)SherryDecember 2017
Please know I am recommending you right and left around town. Hopefully, you will have lots of customers, when people find that the need arises.
Again, thank you so much!
We appreciate you and your team’s hard work on our sale! Happy Holidays!RoslynDecember 2017
Hands down the most professional and well organized company offering this service in our area. They are very knowledgeable and work hard to make sure you will get the best prices for your items. Their sales are well staffed and organized. I would recommend them to anyone, whether downsizing, or looking for help with dealing with the possessions of a lost loved one.FrankNovember 2017
That was truly a great experience! I feel like I moved into a new house after everything was gone. Thank you for all of your hard work!AmandaNovember 2017
Thank you for all the hard work over the last few weeks. It clearly paid off! We are so pleased with the results of the sale and also really enjoyed working with your team!TracieNovember 2017
We appreciated all the hard work you did, the way you handled the sale and the way you treated us in our home. It was a great experience!MonierNovember 2017
We had never done an estate/downsizing sale so we visited local sales in the area. We chose Bethesda Downsizing and Estate Sales (BDES) based on a visit by a company representative who gave us advice and reviewed what our downsizing needs were. This helpful consult lead us to signing a contract. RobertOctober 2017
The sale itself was preceded by several visits from BDES staff to stage and price our items and to recommend furniture location and placement. BDES also provided an appraiser for a day to assure prices were realistic. Our sale was conducted 9/22, 23 and 24. Everything leading up to the sale and the actual sale itself lived up to our expectations. The staff member in charge of our sale, Barbara, was very knowledgeable and provided us with advice and guidance through the entire process. BDES also scheduled charities to help us sort and donate unsold items. We recommend BDES. We were very happy with the results.!
Thank you Bethesda Downsizing for all you have done! SharonOctober 2017
Thank you for arranging this sale on such short notice! SO happy to see so much sold! Thank you for making arrangements for the donations afterwards!GailSeptember 2017
Thank you Bethesda Downsizing team for all of your hard work and for such a successful sale!RobertSeptember 2017
We were shocked when we walked in the house to see how much had sold! I have recommended you to many friends for future reference! All best to you and your business!PatSeptember 2017
I cannot speak more highly of Bethesda Downsizing! Brette, Barbara and the whole team were incredible from start to finish. Our family relocated to Florida and did most of our business long distance in a very short time frame. Bethesda Downsizing was absolutely incredible! I could not have made our move without their help. If you are downsizing, Bethesda Downsizing is the way to go!!!TaraSeptember 2017
Thank you for a great sale! We were so happy when we came home to see so much sold! We will be recommending you to our friends!JaneSeptember 2017
You ladies did a tremendous job! Now we are ready for Florida! Thank you for making our downsizing process so smooth!TomAugust 2017
I highly recommend this team of hardworking, fabulous ladies. They come in and work their magic and your house looks like a model home - I don't want to move! One problem - they sold basically EVERYTHING! They took the stress of downsizing of my shoulders and put some cash in my pockets.JacquelineAugust 2017
Thank you Brette, Joanna and team - you guys rock!
The sale had great results and I loved working with you! It makes all the hard work and stress worth it when working with someone so professional, knowledgeable and fun!MicheleJuly 2017
Thank you all for a very successful and pleasant experience.
Thank you for EVERYTHING, including your well wishes! So happy it all worked out. Will absolutely recommend you and already have!NancyJuly 2017
You all did a wonderful job, and we appreciate it so much!SuzJuly 2017
Thanks so much for all the great help and successful sale! SharonJuly 2017
The team at Bethesda Downsizing was a pleasure to work with!! Thank you!JanetJuly 2017
We recently used Bethesda Downsizing for an estate sale. Barbara and her team were very diligent, organized, hardworking and extremely pleasant to work with. They have a lot of contacts and were very professional. I would highly recommend them for any downsizing needs and will keep them in mind for the future. LizJune 2017
Thanks Barbara! Great job on your part to make this sale happen. You and your team are the best! I will be recommending Bethesda Downsizing on "Nextdoor" social media site!Robin and JoeJune 2017
Joanna, Brette & team did a fantastic job. They staged, researched, and priced furnishings and items collected over the 55 years my parents lived in the house, including items from their childhoods. Joanna answered my millions of questions and made me feel like she was taking care of her own family's home. Joanna even set up donation pickups for the items we could not sell. I highly recommend these ladies to everyone!MichelleJune 2017
Thank you for all of your great work!FrankJune 2017
Great job ladies! I am relieved and very happy with the sale results! This worked out well! Thank You!SteveMay 2017
Thank you for such a successful sale and it was a pleasure to work with you, Barbara and the other members of your team!VickiMay 2017
Thank you Bethesda Downsizing for helping us downsize decades of collections! We will be recommending you to all of our friends!LaurieApril 2017
Thank you Joanna, Allison, Barbara and Bethesda Downsizing! We appreciate the hard work you all did to make our sale so successful!SheldonApril 2017
It was such a pleasure working with you! Thanks for all of your hard work!HilaryApril 2017
Thanks again for a VERY SUCCESSFUL sale!AlejandroApril 2017
I recently used Bethesda Downsizing and could not have been happier. They were so professional and knowledgeable about how to price and arrange everything in my home to sell. I couldn’t believe the crowds they brought in and the results from my sale. I would highly recommend using them!LenoreMarch 2017
You and your team were such a pleasure to work with! I can't thank you enough and look forward to referring you to my friends. Your customer service was excellent and I appreciate how prompt your replies always were at any time of day!NishaMarch 2017
Thanks Brette! You and your group were great and you put up with my micro managing. Happy to recommend you any time. AllenMarch 2017
I want to compliment Bethesda Downsizing on its services. I was faced with moving after 29 years from a house to a smaller townhouse with a short time frame. While I was taking some of my furniture with me, I of course had to leave a lot behind. Disposing of that, plus household items I could not bring with me, seemed like a daunting task.BarryFebruary 2017
Barbara sprung into action. She looked at all the alternatives and also showed expertise, flexibility, and access to other resources when she needed them in sizing up the value of what I had to sell. The sale itself was well organized and executed and with great results!
Thanks again for making the sale happen! It certainly helped us out a lot. Much appreciated! If you ever need a recommendation for a potential client, I'd be glad to provide one.JenniferFebruary 2017
Thank-you for the amazing job you did with our sale! You have a great team!DanJanuary 2017
Just a quick to note convey thanks to you and your devoted colleagues JohnDecember 2016
for all your hard work and good results at the sale of items from the condo.
Despite bleak weather and the hectic activities of the Holidays, the good
efforts you put in paid off and I am most grateful.
Continued best wishes in the New Year.
Great doing business with you! Thank you so much!BuddyDecember 2016
Thank you for everything! You all did a great job! Happy Thanksgiving!DianeNovember 2016
I enjoyed meeting and working with you, Terry and all your staff. You did an exceptional job!! Thank you. JohnNovember 2016
Thank you for a job well done!EmilieNovember 2016
Thank you for everything, your kindness and thoroughness and attention to detail! MeredithOctober 2016
Thank you so very much for the incredible job you and your company did on the estate sale! It was a very challenging task and I am so impressed with the results. I wanted to be sure you got an "atta girl" for all of your and your workers time-consuming efforts. I can imagine dealing with people who are not familiar with estate sale protocol can be tedious, and your patience, cheerfulness, and professionalism have been outstanding ;) Please feel free to use me as a reference.BarbieOctober 2016
Great job by you and your whole team!RogerOctober 2016
Thank you! What a great sale! I would have liked to be a fly on the wall! Your organization and attention to detail is great, you really have the process nailed. MindyOctober 2016
Thank you so much for the great job you did on my estate sale!DianaOctober 2016
Both my brother and I live a long way from Bethesda. Bethesda Downsizing handled the sale of our mother’s estate and did a great job. They handled everything from staging to helping dispose of the few remaining items. They communicated clearly and kept their word at every step. We would highly recommend Bethesda Downsizing.Rem LaanSeptember 2016
The team at Bethesda Downsizing was easy to work with, efficient and got the job done! They helped us sell most of our items in just 2 days! We enjoyed working with them!TracySeptember 2016
Thank you Bethesda Downsizing for managing our estate sale after our house was Under Contract! You and your team were a pleasure to work with and we were very pleased with the results!AlisonSeptember 2016
An excellent team with strong leadership is what every seller should look for. We had an unbelievable turn out for three days, thanks to Bethesda Downsizing's advertising avenues. Over 95% of our inventory was sold....to our amazement! Our downsizing friends are now lining up to hire Bethesda Downsizing and Estate Sales.Su Wen ChenAugust 2016
Great outcome! Great Sales! I am glad I got in contact with you guys and your company to put together an estate sale that quickly. Thank you very much for taking care of the sale and making it so successful. Great job! MikeAugust 2016
The staff at Bethesda Downsizing were great to work with! Estate sales for family members can be tough, and Brette was patient and helpful with the whole process. I would call her again next time I needed an estate sale! Thanks!PhilipAugust 2016
When my home buyer gave me just about five weeks to vacate a home I’d lived in for more than 30 years, a friend connected me to Bethesda Downsizing and Estate Sales. I was fortunate that they were able to fit me into their busy schedule; their staff literally swooped in and organized the best possible arrangement, display and pricing of the many things I was unable to take with me to a smaller apartment. They took photos and my estate sale was prominently featured online. I was delighted with the results and the calm and professional manner in which this event took place, and wholeheartedly recommend Bethesda Downsizing and Estate Sales.RosalynAugust 2016
It was a pleasure having you and your ladies conduct our estate sale. We know it took a lot of work and organization and we want you to know that it is very much appreciated. Our house is empty now, which is just the effect we wanted to achieve before we undertake our big move! KussumJuly 2016
Wonderful Downsizing ladies,LaurieJuly 2016
Thank you so much for helping me sell my things. It was a good weekend and the best was working with you and meeting a couple of the new owners of my pieces.
Thank you, thank you, thank you! Wonderful job! PatJune 2016
We will be referring you to all of our friends who are moving! Great job! Thank you so much!PeggyJune 2016
I’m in awe that you’re able to do it every weekend! You have a great team.KathrynJune 2016
I think the results are great! And I’m glad to know that the items are in the hands of the people who really want them. Thank you again!
Thanks so much for your help in organizing and running the sale at our house. It was quite an undertaking and we are very pleased with the outcome. Barbara was great at keeping us updated all along the way and answering all questions when I texted her frequently!JoyceMay 2016
It was a pleasure to work with you all and we will certainly refer you to others moving from larger to smaller homes!
Thank you for everything! I'm glad the sale went so well! It was a pleasure working with you!AlisonMay 2016
You all are the best! I'll be referring you to all of our friends moving out of DC in the next few years! Glad you recommended the auction process since we did not have enough for an estate sale!BillMay 2016
I was so pleased to come home to a practically empty house! Wow! Please feel free to use me as a reference!GerryApril 2016
Bethesda Downsizing and Estate Sales did a great job organizing the estate sale. They were very dedicated, efficient and professional. The proceeds were beyond my expectations.CarolineApril 2016
Thanks much for again for all your efforts! I will contact you again when more estates come up.
I wanted to thank you for an incredible job you and your team did! Not only was the sale a huge success, but you made more money than ever anticipated. Thank you for all of your help and assistance. We could not have done it without Bethesda Downsizing!DeniceApril 2016
Bethesda Downsizing did an amazing job job turning 40 plus years of ”stuff” into more cash than we thought possible. Don’t know how we would have gotten the house empty in time for settlement without them. So glad our friend recommended them. BeaMarch 2016
The staff at Bethesda Estate Sales and Downsizing Service were very professional and amazing to work with. We were downsizing and they came in and organized everything from start to finish. The publicity of the sale on the website as well as the success of the sale were all more than we could have asked for. We highly recommend them and would use them again. LindseyMarch 2016
Bethesda Downsizing made my job of selling the furnishings of my mother's home much less daunting and emotional than it would have been. They intuited what needed to be done at every step and guided me there to get the job done right--as my mom would have wanted it in fact. They made sure this was a dignified and efficient process and that my mom's beloved items would give joy to the new owners. Bethesda Downsizing keeps a keen eye focused moving product without underselling valuable goods. It takes a pro to do that. In short, selling is only half the challenge they tackle. This is equal parts business and art. They did a great job!AnneMarch 2016
Bethesda Downsizing was the epitome of professionalism. From the moment we contacted them, they did everything they could to fit our schedule, and put any fears we had to rest. Our sale was a somewhat daunting task. My father is elderly, and not used to changes in his routine. Brette understood this and patiently worked with him to not only explain the process, but also make him feel like part of the team. She couldn't have been nicer.BethMarch 2016
Not surprisingly, the sale was a huge success. We sold more than we ever expected, and took full advantage of Brette's post sale team to empty the house all together. The process was absolutely seamless. We owe Bethesda Downsizing a great big thank you, and would highly recommend them to any and all who have to struggle through this difficult process.
I highly recommend Bethesda Downsizing. They are terrific to work with and completely understood our needs from the start. Our sale was very successful and if I have another sale I would totallyLoriMarch 2016
use Bethesda Downsizing again.
You and your team did a great job! We are very happy! LoriFebruary 2016
I highly recommend Brette at Bethesda Downsizing. She is terrific to work with and completely understood our needs from the start. Our sale was very successful and if I have another sale I would use Bethesda Downsizing again.
We were delighted with your managing our sale this past weekend. There were numerous challenges, primarily with the awful weather that you and your wonderful staff overcame, and pulled off a sale that netted more than we imagined, and got tons of clutter out of the house. You and your staff displayed things well, priced everything appropriately, and, in short, we couldn't have been more pleased with Bethesda Downsizing.HarriettJanuary 2016
You guys finished in style! The sale, despite the Blizzard of 2016, was a complete success and I could not he happier! Thank you to you and your staff for a job well done!MichelleJanuary 2016
I could not have done this without you! Thank you so much for letting me be a part of the process! I enjoyed helping you get the sale ready!RuthDecember 2015
Thank you ever so much for the fantastic job you did at my mother's house. It was a pleasure working with you. My only regret is that I wasn't able to be there to share in the experience. I know in my heart that my mother would be very pleased.RobinNovember 2015
"My experience with Bethesda Downsizing was truly excellent. I had quite a challenging move-out with a very tight deadline and Brette took care of everything with great speed and extraordinary care. She is a very conscientious and resourceful person and gets the job done! We had some unexpected challenges on the property and everything was handled calmly and professionally. And the sale results were better than expected! I highly recommend Brette and Bethesda Downsizing for your estate sale and downsizing needs."ErikOctober 2015
We drove by and saw it was busy. Hoping it was a good day! We were so pleased to employ your services!! If you need references we will be happy to provide one!JackiSeptember 2015
Thanks for a great sale! I have given your contact information to everyone we know!BillAugust 2015
Great job! Thank you for all of your hard work!SandyAugust 2015
It was a pleasure working with you and the rest of the crew.KevinAugust 2015
You can certainly use us as a reference .
We drove by and saw it was busy. Hoping it was a good day! We were so pleased to employ your services!! If you need references we will be happy to provide one!JackiAugust 2015
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