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Latest Changes:

We will do our best to keep this page up-to-date with the latest features released onto EstateSales.NET. Sometimes these changes only affect our admin pages which only companies can see. If you have any comments (good or bad), please post them above using our feedback form.

May 10th, 2016 to October 2017
  • We kind of forgot about this page. We'll try to do better about updating it as we release new things!
May 9th, 2016
  • Added automatic picture descriptions
April 27th, 2016
  • Added Demolition Sale Type
  • Updated first page of lead form
April 25th, 2016
  • Minor update to look of sale view page
  • Added ability to login via Google, Facebook, or Twitter
April 11th, 2016
  • Updated header of the site to be more user friendly
  • Updated account navigation menu
  • Minor improvements to the lead management system
  • Added new company membership: GIA
March 21st, 2016
  • Added "Buyout / Cleanout" sale type
  • Began allowing links in sale descriptions
  • Updated offensive pictures policy
February 8th, 2016
  • Improved initial "Find a Company" page
  • Improved company state list page for mobile users
February 1st, 2016
  • Integrated live chat support system
January 25th, 2016
  • Customer support schedule updated to reflect who is in the office when automated emails get sent out
November 24th, 2015
  • Implemented beta version of social sharing to make it extremely easy on companies to share their sales with their social media followers
November 19th, 2015
  • Acquired!
November 4th, 2015
  • Added new company memberships: CAGA, ACNA, and ASA
October 28th, 2015
  • Improvements made to our CMS that companies use to manage their web site
October 6th, 2015
  • Improvements made to newsletter system used by companies to send to their subscribers
  • Speed improvements made to site
September 11th, 2015
  • Improvements made to the maps used on the city pages along with the maps used on individual sale pages
  • Added a notice about additional sale types (auctions, etc) on the estate sales tab if there are some going on the week prior
August 25th, 2015
  • Major improvements made to the leads system to increase the quality of leads for companies
  • Major performance improvements made to the send speed of our email notifications
August 18th, 2015
  • Released beta version of our iOS app
August 11th, 2015
  • Added improvements to the form that companies use to request a new logo
  • Improvements to the local feature option
July 2015
  • Full rollout of the leads system
June 23rd, 2015
  • Improvements made to the EstateSales.NET Content Management System (CMS) for websites that are hosted with us

May 29th, 2015
  • Moved the "moved offsite to warehouse" sale types to the "Estate Sales" tab

May 25th, 2015
  • Introduction of new tabs on city pages
  • Improved the placement of filter options on city pages
  • Added ability to change ordering of sales strictly by date and then time
  • Added new sale types that have not been allowed in the past (outdoor liquidations, single item type collections, and charity liquidations)

May 19th, 2015
  • Expanded beta test for new leads system

May 5th, 2015
  • Improvements to new leads system (still in beta)

March 11th, 2015
  • Updated initial sale ordering on city pages

March 10th, 2015
  • Initial release of our leads system for companies (in beta)

February 3rd, 2015
  • Improved the "terms and conditions" setting for companies when editing a sale
  • Improved the account signin page
  • Released the new "Resources" section for companies

January 20th, 2015
  • Added metro area aliases so that large cities on a state border will show in the other state

January 6th, 2015
  • Greatly improved performance of high traffic pages
  • Added ability to transfer a sale from one company to another (or individual)

December 18th, 2014
  • Added page for companies to request a new logo

December 10th, 2014
  • Added video icon to list of sales page when a sale has a video
  • Improved password reset system
  • Improved subscriber signup to help reduce number of domain misspellings
  • Improved look and feel of many pages

November 19th, 2014
  • Improved newsletter system for estate sale companies
  • Added templates to newsletter system

November 5th, 2014
  • Updated website development info for estate sale companies
  • Added Instagram link

October 22nd, 2014
  • Updated company ordering to be by package and then random per visitor

October 6th, 2014
  • Greatly improved searching capabilities
  • Added automated email that is sent when a sale is published

September 29th, 2014
  • Added Press page to our footer to help with the number of inquiries lately
  • Improved Logo page for companies that want to use our logo

September 24th, 2014
  • Added back ability for orgs to pick the primary metro area for their sale

September 18th, 2014
  • Limited the cities that an org can advertise in to cities within 100 miles by default
  • Fixed Firefox printing bug

September 9th, 2014
  • Internal changes to our login system (will enable us to add features in the future like two step authentication and logging in with OpenAuth)
  • New description about how many times a person has listed private sales in the last year
  • Updated our sale description editor

August 20th, 2014
  • Various small bug fixes

August 12th, 2014
  • Small change to ordering of sales on city pages. If you are viewing sales for "City A," it will show sales in "City A" for a given date before sales for "City B."
  • Improved display of dates on the city list of sales (especially when a sale was over for the day and starting tomorrow)

July 31st, 2014
  • Added auto saving of sale description in browser local storage so that if someone types for a long time and then has problems when saving their description...all their work is not lost. (This was a feature that we used to have but went away for some reason in the last year or so)

July 28th, 2014
  • Setup automated email to orgs if they are advertising in a city but haven't had sales there
  • Added some testimonials
  • General speed improvements

July 7th, 2014
  • Updated "sale unpublished" notice in sale wizard
  • Updated how a phone number shows for sales without a phone number
  • Ability to turn off comments on blog posts
  • Added "Report This Sale" feature
  • Improved "Social Tags" throughout the site

July 1st, 2014
  • Many small features and bug fixes added

June 18th, 2014
  • Subscribers can now be subscribed to more than one zip code!
  • Updated ordering in subscriber notices to have featured sales show at the top
  • Sales will not get unpublished for uploading more pictures (they just won't show until they are paid for)

May 12th, 2014
  • Improvements to Email Upload for Orgs
  • Improvements to the Video URL selections
  • Reworked the San Francisco / Oakland Metro Areas

April 8th, 2014
  • Improvements to "Plan Your Route"
  • Improvements to Treasure Tracker Searches
  • Improvements to Edit Pictures in Sale Editor
  • Updated FAQ
  • Added tips for a better listing on Sale Publish page

March 25th, 2014
  • Ability to move pictures in groups
  • Ability to add a video to a sale
  • Ability to upload a logo for estate sale companies
  • Improved picture editing for estate sale companies
  • Major performance improvements (it was already pretty good...we just made it even better!)

February 22nd, 2014
  • Improved the "Add a Date" feature for estate sale companies
  • Improved the "Edit Pictures" section for estate sale companies
  • Added ability for companies to add their Facebook and Twitter pages
  • Subscribers can now set their preferred mapping provider
  • Launched

January 20th, 2014
  • Redid the look and feel of our email notifications
  • Added email announcement ability
  • We now show a larger picture when companies are adding picture descriptions

January 6th, 2014
  • Added the ability to ask a question about specific pictures
  • Added account announcement ability
  • Home address can now be set which helps when routing sales
  • Updated company forum to Facebook group

December 17th, 2013
  • Contact Forms Now Use a Mechanism to Confirm Email Addresses
  • Added "Sold" banner to larger images
  • Fixed Back button issue on city page for older versions of Firefox
  • Added additional distance options for email notifications
  • Sale names can be larger on the list of sales now

December 10th, 2013
  • Route your watched sales (set up the sales you want to attend and then generate driving directions for those specific sales).
  • Stay Signed In (if you have an account on EstateSales.NET as a subscriber or a company, you can now stay signed in similar to Facebook and other sites like that).
  • Watch pictures (You can now watch specific pictures of a sale. This is really great when you want to remember why you wanted to attend the sale in the first place!)
  • Watched Sale Notifications (you can now get updated via email when a sale you are watching has a description update or adds new pictures, etc)
  • For companies: Editor Users (you can now add "editor" users to your account so they can manage sales, but not change account settings)
  • Pictures for Older Android Devices (some older Android devices were having trouble seeing pictures)
  • Lots of little improvements here and there

November 13th, 2013
  • Improved Printing of Various Pages
  • Improved "Lazy" Loading of Images on Sale Pages
  • Fixed lots of little bugs with older browsers

November 5th, 2013
  • Added Extra Cities back for companies!
  • Admin improvements for reordering pictures
  • Lots of small improvements

October 31st, 2013
  • Improved printing on various pages
  • Improved pictures on sale view page

October 28th, 2013
  • Fixed problem in IE8 where it would go back to the top when you hit the back button
  • Fixed several problems related to Internet Explorer running in compatibility mode

October 22nd, 2013
  • Improved Picture Uploading
  • Improved Sale Description Editor

October 17th, 2013
  • Improved picture viewing on touch-enabled devices
  • Improved picture uploading for older browsers
  • Improved Geolocation for viewing sales around you
  • Ordering on city page was updated when using Geolocation. It now orders by Date (without time) and then Distance.
  • Major improvements for older browsers like IE7 and IE8 when viewing on a smaller screen

October 17th, 2013
  • Final update for all performance problems

October 13th, 2013
  • Initial update to fix performance problems

October 6th, 2013 (major update)
  • New Look and Feel
  • New Responsive Design to Improve Usage on Phones and Tablets
  • Search By Zip Code on City Page
  • New Filter Options on City Page (distance, next three days, etc)
  • Sorting By Distance on City Page
  • New Sale Row: We now show the time of the next date of the sale when viewing the sale in a list of other sales
  • Private Sales: Improved the workflow for private sales. They used to have to be entered manually by EstateSales.NET staff. Now they can be entered and edited by the lister.
  • Sale Wizard: Flow improvements
  • Sale Wizard: Improvements to Sale Date Entry
  • Sale Wizard: Improvements to Picture Upload for LOTS of different devices
  • Major Performance Improvements for Page Load Speed
  • Change to the way email notifications are done (zip code and distance vs metro areas)
  • Search Improvements: ability to search for zip code or city right in the box or the normal item search
  • Combined Account Page for Orgs/Subscribers
  • Lots and lots of small improvements here and there!
July 16th, 2013
  • Credit card payment panel now allows the updating of all credit card information except Name and Card Number
  • Pro Subscriber sign-up and package changes now properly show the receipt on success.
June 10th, 2013
  • Improvements to sale view page for Facebook / Twitter sharing
June 8th, 2013
  • Improvements to internal distributed caching system
  • Improvements to sale editor for Internet Explorer
May 31st, 2013
  • Improvements to sharing / printing on sale view page
May 22nd, 2013
  • Improvements to schema data to help Google know more details about the sale info
March 15th, 2013
  • More improvements to billing system
  • Various admin fixes
  • Fixed issue where a link would display incorrectly if a company didn't have a web site
February 18th, 2013
  • Reworked CMS Content Management site for improved usability for hosted websites
  • Improved billing system so billing dates are no longer based on the first of the month, but the date the package was changed
  • Closed Estate Sale Conference Registration
December 18th, 2012
  • Upgraded text editor to new CKEditor with improved functionality and features when uploading descriptions
  • Sale view pages now use Mapquest as a service provider instead of Google Maps
October 18th, 2012
  • Added Estate Sale Conference Registration
  • Added ability for Conference speakers to sign up
  • Added Union Station hotel registration for Conference
August 9th, 2012
  • Added greater "Online Auction" integration
  • Added better Maps functionality
July 12th, 2012
  • Added 10 year anniversary images
April 17th, 2012
  • Nationally Featured Sale Changes (added to city pages, removed limit, added to email notifications, added filter option for subscribers and visitors)
  • Added Regionally Featured Sales
  • Added New "Online Only Auction" Sale Type (makes it so visitors/subscribers can filter these sale types out if they don't want them)
March 6th, 2012
  • Added ability for companies to put in multiple phone numbers for their company
  • Improved bad address detection (more to be done on this in future updates)
  • Minor improvements to consignment page in admin
January 23rd, 2012
  • Added mobile site (m.EstateSales.NET) for phones that access the site
  • Added Google+ to site
  • Added many improvements to admin pages
November 6th, 2011
  • Improved Watched Sales Page
  • Improved Search Pages
  • New branding from "Sale Sleuth" to "Treasure Tracker"
  • Improved the admin section with a few small changes
  • Improved our internal distributed caching system
  • Improved speed of many pages on the site
August 30th, 2011
  • Added ability for companies to withhold address until 3 hours prior to sale starting (this should only be used if companies are worried about possible break-ins)
  • Added Quick Unsubscribe for Subscribers
  • Fixed issue when nearby cities are shown for sales or companies (if the nearby city was in Canada, the link was wrong)
  • Added unsubscribe link to confirmation e-mails
  • Improved Bad Address Detection
  • Misc improvements and fixes (wording, tiny bugs, etc)
June 26th, 2011 (major update)
  • Overall web site improvements so that it can be wider and smaller if necessary.
  • Improvements to our metro areas and our postal code system (People that are in one area but are closer to another will have the choice as to where their company gets put and/or where their sale gets put as far as its home city)
  • Improvements to our Treasure Tracker and searching system
  • Improvements to our subscriber section (for example, you will now see a warning if your driving distance is too restrictive for the cities you are subscribed to)
  • Improvements to the sale wizard section (flash uploader should now be more reliable and will be the default uploader, many, many other small changes to sale wizard)
  • Improvements to watched sales (more consistent with use between visitors/subscribers....ability to add notes to a sale)
  • Improvements to sale page (ability to share on Facebook / Twitter)
  • Added Canada!
  • Consistent User Interface (many pages have been updated so they have a consistent look with other pages)
  • Improvements to our Profile and Email Systems
  • Sale Notifications (Featured Sales will be highlighted in the emails now)
October 8th, 2010
  • Minor Improvements to Watched Sales (renamed from Monitored Sales)
  • Fix for IE6/IE7 Users on Sale View Page
  • Minor Improvements to Treasure Tracker Service
September 27th, 2010 (major update)
  • Search system completely redone (better search results, pictures on search results, etc)
  • Ability to Monitor Sales (add sales to your watch list)
  • Sale Sleuth Introduced (now Treasure Tracker) (save searches and have the system notify you about sales with items you are interested in)
  • Improved Picture Display on Sale Pages
  • Improved Admin System for Companies (Dates Page, New Flash Upload, Picture Editing, etc)
  • Redid the email notification system. Much more clear as to why you are receiving the email (Current sales at bottom instead of above upcoming sales).
May 17th, 2010
  • Edited the city map so that it only shows if there are at least 2 sales starting today or tomorrow
May 13th, 2010
  • Added the ability to pay online for individuals listing private sales.
April 27th, 2010
  • Added ability for companies to remove the map and map links from their sale if the mapping is not working accurately
  • Changed the upload order when companies upload their pictures
April 21st, 2010
  • Added map to sale listing page. Green Markers for sales currently going on, Yellow Markers for sales that start or are going on tomorrow, and Red Markers for sales that are in two to six days.
March 25th, 2010
  • Updated sale editor in admin section
  • Added link to bottom of city pages to if there are garage sales in that city listed on EarlyBirds
March 24th, 2010 November 13th, 2009
  • Improved the printed version of the sale page and the list of sales page
  • Made the map bigger since there was space available
November 11th, 2009

We just released the new design of the web site. There aren't many new features that haven't been mentioned below. We've increased the width of this new design while still accomodating people with smaller screen resolutions with an alternate view. The e-mail sign up has been moved to the top to make sure people see it. We'd love to know what you think of this new design.

We sent out about 100 e-mails to our first 100 customers and we received about 35 replies back. About 33 of them were positive. We know we can't please everyone, but that is probably the most positive response we've had to any of the changes we've made over the years. If you get a moment, you can view our previous web designs by viewing the story of EstateSales.NET.

November 5th, 2009
  • If there are very few companies listed in an area, we now show a link to cities nearby that have companies as well
  • Improved look and feel of the company signup / pricing pages
October 30th, 2009
  • Released beta.EstateSales.NET with new look and feel
  • Improved Subscriber Section to make it easier to navigate
  • Improved Company Pricing Page to make it clearer how much everything costs
  • Added Search by Zip to the home page to enable people to find sales in their city quicker
  • Improved the US Flash Map used throughout the site so that the Eastern Side of the country is easier to use
  • Improved the Sale Wizard in the Admin Section so that common problems with dates can be resolved quicker
  • Added ability for companies to see sales that were deleted and recover them if needed
September 25th, 2009
  • Added links to our Facebook and Twitter pages at the top right of the menu
  • Added notice on old sale pages about the sale being in the past
  • Added notice on unpublished sale pages
July 14th, 2009
  • Updated testimonial page.
  • Added better URL handling for cities that are typed in by hand. For example, if EstateSales.NET/estate-sales/TN/Cordova.aspx is typed in, the system will automatically redirect to the correct city that handles Cordova sales (Memphis).
  • Added canonical link to city pages for estate sale listings and estate sale company listings
  • Updated sitemap pages so they are consistent with their capitalization
June 4th, 2009
  • Updated our search engine to be more robust. Also added functionality to remove recently unpublished and deleted sales from the search results.
April 8th, 2009
  • Updated our sale editor in the admin site. Much more versatile and produces better HTML now.
April 7th, 2009
  • Added a new form to the company listing page so that a person looking for an estate sale company can easily contact all of them in their area at one time.
February 5th, 2009
  • Added filtering to list of sales page. It keeps up with your settings, so if you don't want to see certain types of sales (like Auctions or Store Sales), you can uncheck those and not have to view them when looking at the list.
November 10th, 2008
  • Added Comcast Feedback Loop to process "This is Spam" reports from Comcast customers (
  • Added Microsoft Feedback Loop to process "This is Spam" reports from Microsoft customers (,,, etc)
  • Added Feedback Loop for United Online, Inc companies (,, and bluelight customers)
  • AOL feedback loop was already in place, but it was never documented in these release notes.
October 28th, 2008
  • Added newsletter capability for estate sale companies
  • Updated Subscriber Options formatting
  • Added ability to opt-in to a PARTICULAR company only
  • Added ability to opt-OUT from a PARTICULAR company only
  • Added ability to subscribe to a particular companies newsletter
October 15th, 2008
  • Updated upload page in admin to work with new release of Silverlight
  • Added feature to "Page Not Found" page to help direct people to incorrectly typed URLs
September 28th, 2008
  • Moved to new servers (again)
  • New Load Balancing implemented
  • Distributed Caching implemented
  • Small change to admin system with regard to overdue accounts
  • New comments added to the company testimonial page as well as the private sale pricing page
September 19th, 2008
  • Set the default max distance for subscribers to 100 miles
  • Improved some text on subscriber pages
  • Made a note on subscriber notification page that getting your notice more than 3 days ahead of time is not recommended
September 16th, 2008
  • Moved to new servers at the datacenter
  • Had to move back to the old servers while we worked through some load balancing issues
August 24th, 2008
  • Several of our notification emails over the weekend were delayed until Sunday night
  • We were already in the process of moving our notification emails to a different server...That has now been completed to avoid the above problem in the future
  • Notification emails have been reformatted and improved a bit
August 13th, 2008
  • Added restrictions to limit the number of "By Appointment" sales that can be on the site.
  • Removed live map from sale pages for "By Appointment" type sales
August 11th, 2008
  • Updated admin portion of "Featured Pictures" so it was easier to understand
  • Added camera icon to list of sales in admin section so companies could quickly see which sales they have attached pictures to
August 5th, 2008
  • Added Featured Pictures
  • Improved sale location when zip is not in a metro area
July 31st, 2008
  • Added Google Map to Sale Page
May and June
  • Various Fixes (Bugs, Typos, etc)
March 24th, 2008
  • Added more error handling into the sale publish page in the admin section. It now detects problems with the date and time to show the address based on the sale dates.
  • Updated parts of the admin system to enable changes to sales to show up faster on the main www site.
March 15th, 2008
  • Added ability to change e-mail address in subscriber options section
March 13th, 2008
  • Added ability for companies to see past transactions in the admin system
March 10th, 2008
  • Integrated admin system into the look and feel of the new EstateSales.NET web site.
  • Added new upload option in admin system using Microsoft Silverlight
March 3rd, 2008
  • Improved ability to submit a private estate sale via the site instead of having to e-mail all the details.
February 27th, 2008
  • Fixed problem with picture descriptions showing up more than once
  • Sped up picture animation
  • Fixed problem related to clicking on a picture before all pictures had loaded
February 19th, 2008 February 10th, 2008

Well, we finally did it! We've updated the web site with the latest and greatest. We'd like to thank all of you that made suggestions. We've taken some ideas we had and put that together with what we've heard people asking for and made this site based on it.

Take a few minutes to look around and see what's new. We've outlined a few of the changes in a list here. Read through the list and then read a little bit about the history of EstateSales.NET.

  • Cleaner, Simpler Design
  • Sales are easier to find (new search for city options help with cities that are smaller and not part of a metro area)
  • Companies are easier to find as well for the same reason above as the sales
  • Subscribers now have a more prominent link to see how to change their options (previously it was a very small link on the bottom of the site)
  • New Flash Map that makes the smaller New England states easier to click on and find (if you have Flash 8 or higher)
  • URLs in the site are now a little more friendly and easier to type directly if desired
  • Day of week is now displayed in lots of different places so you don't have to look at a calendar
  • New subscriber process has been greatly improved
  • Unsubscribe process has been made much easier (even though we don't want people to unsubscribe...) :)
Sometime in 2007
  • We increased capacity by moving from one server to multiple servers hosted at Rackspace
January/February of 2007
  • Name of company changed from EstateSales.NET to Vintage Software, LLC in order to make more sense when we added other web sites that were in the works.
Sometime in 2006
  • Subscriber notifications are significantly updated
  • Subscribers can now choose when to get notified about upcoming sales
July 2005
  • A new design is released which immediately makes it easier to sign up for e-mail notifications
July 2004
  • The first admin section debuts so that companies can now list and edit their own sales
Sometime in 2002
  • The first version of EstateSales.NET is released
July 2001
  • It all starts with The site is manually updated by us with all changes. Dan goes to each sale in Memphis that is listed on the site a few days before they start to take pictures. Read the full history of how EstateSales.NET started.