Karin A. Costa

Reno, NV 89501
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Karin A. Costa is a Certified Estate Specialist and Graduate Personal Property Appraiser who specializes in whole house and business contents Online Liquidations with honesty and integrity toward seller and buyer. She frequently is entrusted with large estates, special collections, small business and farm operations by out of area executors, attorneys, private and public trustees, guardians, banks, trust departments, personal representatives, businesses and private individuals. 

Karin now exclusively conducts Online Estate Liquidations both in response to buyer demand for convenience, but also to give every buyer the equal opportunity to make an offer on the assets in your estate.  They get to set their price in open, honest competition with other buyers which is fair to all, including realizing the maximum value to the seller.  In addition, the Online Estate Liquidations increase the number of buyers participating, attracting serious buyers who are most interested in your treasures while maintaining a clean, safe and secure sale site with pick up limited to winning bidders who are given your address by appointment.

Karin personally knows the stress inherent in downsizing, estate management, moving and business closure. She's lived it, not learned it in a class, and can guide you with the experience and professional guidance required at each step. Her 30 years' experience is invaluable.

Buyers flock to Karin's sales, because she is known for large, full offerings, usually with a theme or collection of interesting, desirable objects. Luxury estates, special collections, fine items, business and farm liquidations.

Buyers love the selections of:

     Antiques: All genres and years of antiques (1780 - 1900), collectibles (mass produced and vintage items), nostalgic, and rarities.

     Jewelry: Diamonds, Pearls, Colored Stones, Timepieces, Costume Jewelry (Hot, Hot market!!)

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     Coins, Currency, Eumonics: sterling, gold, antique (Hot market!!)

     Fine Art:  Antique and contemporary paintings, sculpture, photography, ceramics and prints.

     Equipment:  Tools, farm and ranch machinery, retail, industrial and construction equipment. (market demand!)

     Sporting goods, Antique firearms and weapons, Autos and Trucks (clear title), Arts & Crafts tools and supplies.

     Estate Liquidation:  The balance of your everyday items, china, glass and furniture offered to clear the home or business

Integrity and Honesty toward Buyers.  Buyers find treasures here first before the items hit the resale shops and auction houses with the opportunity to bid their own price. Open and honest bidding against other buyers, not the seller or auctioneer. Local preview and pick up at the seller's home or business, so you know the quality and condition of the setting the items have come from.

Professional, Computerized Online Service.  Karin has set records for the sale of collector cars, jewelry, timepieces, Native American, Nevada art and coins. Please click on Karin A Costa to see what she has been doing.

More than 30 years of proven experience with credentials to support the sale of your assets.  Karin Costa has attained a high level of professional credentialing that includes training, testing and continuing education, ethical standards and integrity requirements, including Graduate Personal Property Appraiser, Certified Estate Specialist and Auction Marketing Management designations from the National Auctioneers Association, membership and continuing education with the American Society of Appraisers and the Appraisers Association of America, certificates from Oxford University,  Sotheby's Institute of Art, and the Gemological Institute of America, and certification in Estate Brokerage and Appraisal from Edinboro University.  ** The sales are for the whole household or business with an emphasis on items that have high public demand. Typical sales gross $7,000 or more excluding the value of everyday furniture and housewares.**


Karin looks forward to working with you! It is a family business since 1987 in major markets and rural areas across the United States.

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