Online auction company, MaxSold.com, helps Canadians get top dollar,
TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - Death, downsizing and distant moves are among the top social triggers
for selling personal possessions - that's according to MaxSold.com CEO
Dealing with any of these issues is very stressful, so when it comes
time to sell household items, Canadians want top dollar, with safety
top of mind, he adds.
According to Statistics Canada (2008 survey) the number of seniors over
age 65 has surpassed the 4 million mark for the first time. In fact,
one in seven Canadians is a senior citizen. And, most seniors are
dealing with changing housing requirements - most often downsizing to
With almost all life changes requiring a move, there are hundreds of
items to pack and move or sell, and it is a daunting task, notes Mr.
"Look, at some point in our life, we will all have to sell a bulk of
goods we no longer want and need. It may be our own move, it could
also be for our parents. It could be as a result of death or a distant
move. This can be very time consuming and stressful, and we have heard
horror stories. But thanks to MaxSold.com, the process is quick and
easy and utilizing our fully managed auction service to sell goods is
much safer for anyone concerned about dealing with strangers," adds Mr.
Here's how the MaxSold.com service works:
Homeowner contacts MaxSold.com, advising of need to sell select contents
or all household items
Unlike Kijiji, Craigslist and eBay - the company catalogues, photographs
and posts all objects online for auction and conducts intense marketing
to get top bids for items, including: online ads; social media
marketing; newspaper ads; and, lawn signs
The company deals with all potential buyers
The company collects all payments from buyers and arranges all pick-ups
of items over a two to three hour window
The entire process usually lasts two weeks.
The company charges a percentage of revenue from the sale of goods or a
minimum of $1,000.
MaxSold has partnered with, and is endorsed by, The Accredited Senior
Agent (ASA) Group, Canada's largest senior's real estate group.
MaxSold.com provides Canadians market values for household items through
an innovative, online auction marketplace - which is fully managed for
the seller. The company catalogues, photographs, markets and sells
items, collecting payments and arranging pick ups on behalf of its
For further information:
For further information on MaxSold.com or to interview Sushee Perumal, please contact Teresa Donia at iAMBIC Communications, 905-508-5550 or firstname.lastname@example.org