One Amazing Find - How Consignment Works

How Consignment Works at One Amazing Find

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What is consignment?
If you would like to sell some of your home furniture or furnishings, instead of listing them online, taking out an ad, or selling at a garage sale, bring them to us and consign. We take your items into our store, display them on our showroom floor, list them on OUR website, and we sell them for you. We share the proceeds, making us partners of sorts. And even with sharing proceeds, you will likely receive greater reward letting us sell your items, often much greater, than if you tried to sell them yourself!
What are your consignment terms?
We sell your fine furnishings on consignment. You receive 50% of the sale price.
How do I consign my furniture with One Amazing Find?
All FURNITURE items MUST be approved prior to delivery to the store. You can submit a consignment request by simply sending us a photo of your furniture items Click here for more information about submitting a request. We will evaluate whether it is something we think we can sell and respond to you via email. If you do not have access to email or a digital camera, drop by our stores with a traditional photo.
Is there a limit to the amount of consignments I can bring in at a time?
Yes, limit to two -2- boxes of decor per consignor, per consignment day. Lamps - no more than 2 without appointment. Artwork - no more than 2 per day, per consignor - all artwork must be equipped with the appropriate hardware to hang on our walls. Furniture items are all pre-approved before arrival at our store.
How do I prepare my items?
As you choose items to consign, ask yourself, 'Would I buy it in its current condition?'. If not, take a minute to dust, polish, clean or vacuum your item. We may not accept items that are not adequately prepared for sale. All items for consignment must be clean and in prime condition: i.e. dirt, dust, and smoke free, not in need of any repair, and in good working order.
Do I need an appointment to consign items?
We always suggest giving us a call before you bring your decor items here for consignment. All decor items (accessories, lights, pictures, dishes, small items, etc. that you wish to consign must be dropped off, during a consignment day, in a box or container labelled with your FIRST and LAST NAME along with a detailed itemized list.
Consignment Hours: Monday - Thursday: 10 - 4, Saturday 11 - 3
When you bring in items for consignment at One Amazing Find you have the option to wait while one of our staff members quickly goes through your boxes and returns any items to you that we feel we will not be able to sell. If you are unable to wait while we go through your consignment you may be asked to pick up any unwanted consignments within 7 days of notification or your items will be donated to a local charity.
Do you buy items outright?
Any item that is suitable for sale as-is will be accepted ONLY on consignment. We DO purchase some items outright, but only those pieces that we will be refining (refinishing, painting, hardware swap, etc.. These pieces must be approved before you bring them to us.
Who sets the price?
The selling price of consigned items will be established by One Amazing Find staff. In determining the selling price of items, One Amazing Find, will consider such factors as brand, age, condition, and market demand. As a general guideline, consignment pricing is approximately one third of original pricing, although it could be higher or lower based on condition, style, age, marketability etc. We are not an antique shop and do not make any claims to knowing the market value of your piece. We price our items on what we think our buyers will pay. Please visit our website to see how similar items have been priced.
Can I take back my item(s) if I change my mind?
Consigned items remain your property until sold. If you wish to reclaim any unsold items before the sale period ends, you may do so, but there will be a holdback charge of 10% of the starting price.
How long is the consignment period?
We will display your items for a maximum of 120 days - approximately 4 months. After 30 days, item sale prices are reduced by 15% from original price. After 60 days, item sale prices are reduced by 30% from original price. And after 90 days, item sale prices are reduced by 45%. One Amazing Find has the right to offer any special pricing or deals at any time the items are on the floor for sale. It can take anywhere from 1-7 days from the time you drop off your consignments to the time they are on our floor and listed in our Web site.
How will I know when my item sold?
Once you become a consignor with One Amazing Find you will be provided instructions on how to access your online consignor account. Here you can check your current and previously sold inventory as well as your settlement and check history. One Amazing Find will NOT call or email you when your furniture sells. You must monitor your account (or contact the store directly to see if your furniture has sold.
What happens when my item(s) sell?
Checks are always ready to be picked up a the stores on or after the 15th of the month following the month the item is sold. Unclaimed, lost, or stale-dated checks will not be re-issued. We do not call you to tell you your check is ready. If you request checks to be mailed we ask that you supply stamped and addressed envelopes. Checks will not be re-issued if lost in the mail or stale-dated.
What if my items do not sell?
We have many clients who consign with us therefore it is up to the consignor to track dates and pick up unsold items following the contract period. If you do not pick up your items by day 130, they become the property of One Amazing Find and will be disposed of, sold at a reduced amount, or donated to a local charity.
What furniture and decor items do you accept?
We accept furniture and home decor, from private homes, model homes, Estate Sales, furniture retailers closeouts and design studios. Antiques, vintage and other mid-century furnishings are welcome. Items must meet the following criteria: Good quality, gently used/or new, great condition, odor free, clean, stain free, and free of animal hair. Free from any rips, tears and no broken frames. No water stains, deep gouges or major scratches on the primary finish, no broken or missing hardware. Doors and drawers must operate properly. Mechanical movements must operate properly.
We love to sell your:
- Sofas, Sectionals, Loveseats & Settees (VERY selective
- Dining Tables & Chairs
- Occasional Chairs
- Chaise Lounges
- Buffets
- Dressers & Chests
- Complete Beds - NO MATTRESSES
- Bookshelves
- Nightstands & Side Tables
- Tables
- Desks
- Consoles
- Mirrors & Wall Art
- Table & Floor Lamps
- Home Decor
- Select Vintage and Salvage items
What items do you NOT accept?
We may decline some of your items. Please do not take this personally as we consider many variables in determining what we can accept. Experience has shown what will and will not sell.
Items we do not accept...
- Collector plates, glassware, knick knacks, everyday dishware, souvenir items and photo frames
- Quality dishes must be in sets of at least 4 or more... we will not accept one wine glass or a single mug, for example.
- Artwork - no metal or plastic framed art, pastel tone artwork, dated florals, faded pictures, back lit or light up frames / pictures.
- Linens for bedroom - like new linens for kitchen & dining rooms and decorative pillows in like new condition may be accepted
- Window treatments, curtains or rods
- Any item made with particle board, laminate, veneer, or similar material or furniture that has been self-assembled (IKEA
- Household electrical appliances / electronics of any kind
- Everyday glassware, mugs, dishes
- Kitchenware items such as pots, pans, utensils, everyday silverware
- Pull out couches and mattresses, cribs and baby toys, pool tables, pianos
- TV entertainment cabinets
- Garage sale left overs
- Any items that are missing pieces such as doors, drawers, legs, lampshades, or are not working functionally will not be accepted.
All items must be attractive in new, like-new, or excellent condition and be smoke, pet, odor, and damage free. Upholstered pieces must be in perfect, clean condition. Lamps must be in working order, have all hardware and up-to-date safe wiring and a lampshade. All crystal, pottery and ceramics must be free from cracks and chips. Artwork and mirrors must be free from water damage and have a hook or wire allowing items to be hung.
We are extremely picky about the linens, accent pillows and rugs that we accept. They must be new or in like-new condition.
Can you pick up furniture from my home?
We offer pick up service, our delivery teams are sub-contracted and you will be expected to pay them directly at the time of pick-up. We do not quote for pick up this will be discussed between you and the pick up company. One Amazing Find is exempt from responsibility for damages of any kind, due to deliveries with any mover and-or delivery company. If you bring your furniture in yourself, please note, for insurance reasons, our staff is not allowed to assist with furniture or heavy box transportation. You must have assistance for all pickups and deliveries to and from your vehicle.
I am looking to sell A LOT of furniture, can you help?
Yes we can! We offer a home visit service where one of our team members will meet you at your home to preview your furniture items and establish a selling price for the items we feel we can sell. Home visits are reserved for clients who are interested in consigning 10 or more furniture items. A great opportunity for people who are moving, downsizing, or managing an estate. Please email us or call us at the store for more information.
Is there a contract that spells all of this out for me?
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