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Bethesda Downsizing and Estate Sales Testimonials

 

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.
Thank you Brette, Joanna and team - you guys rock!
Jacqueline
August 2017
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!

Thank you all for a very successful and pleasant experience.
Michele
July 2017
Thank you for EVERYTHING, including your well wishes! So happy it all worked out. Will absolutely recommend you and already have!
Nancy
July 2017
You all did a wonderful job, and we appreciate it so much!
Suz
July 2017
Thanks so much for all the great help and successful sale!
Sharon
July 2017
The team at Bethesda Downsizing was a pleasure to work with!! Thank you!
Janet
July 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.
Liz
June 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 Joe
June 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!
Michelle
June 2017
Thank you for all of your great work!
Frank
June 2017
Great job ladies! I am relieved and very happy with the sale results! This worked out well! Thank You!
Steve
May 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!
Vicki
May 2017
Thank you Bethesda Downsizing for helping us downsize decades of collections! We will be recommending you to all of our friends!
Laurie
April 2017
Thank you Joanna, Allison, Barbara and Bethesda Downsizing! We appreciate the hard work you all did to make our sale so successful!
Sheldon
April 2017
It was such a pleasure working with you! Thanks for all of your hard work!
Hilary
April 2017
Thanks again for a VERY SUCCESSFUL sale!
Alejandro
April 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!
Lenore
March 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!
Nisha
March 2017
Thanks Brette! You and your group were great and you put up with my micro managing. Happy to recommend you any time.
Allen
March 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.

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!
Barry
February 2017
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.
Jennifer
February 2017
Thank-you for the amazing job you did with our sale! You have a great team!
Dan
January 2017
Just a quick to note convey thanks to you and your devoted colleagues
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.
John
December 2016
Great doing business with you! Thank you so much!
Buddy
December 2016
Thank you for everything! You all did a great job! Happy Thanksgiving!
Diane
November 2016
I enjoyed meeting and working with you, Terry and all your staff. You did an exceptional job!! Thank you.
John
November 2016
Thank you for a job well done!
Emilie
November 2016
Thank you for everything, your kindness and thoroughness and attention to detail!
Meredith
October 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.
Barbie
October 2016
Great job by you and your whole team!
Roger
October 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.
Mindy
October 2016
Thank you so much for the great job you did on my estate sale!
Diana
October 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 Laan
September 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!
Tracy
September 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!
Alison
September 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 Chen
August 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!
Mike
August 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!
Philip
August 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.
Rosalyn
August 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!
Kussum
July 2016
Wonderful Downsizing ladies,

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.
Laurie
July 2016
Thank you, thank you, thank you! Wonderful job!
Pat
June 2016
We will be referring you to all of our friends who are moving! Great job! Thank you so much!
Peggy
June 2016
I’m in awe that you’re able to do it every weekend! You have a great team.
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!
Kathryn
June 2016
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!
It was a pleasure to work with you all and we will certainly refer you to others moving from larger to smaller homes!
Joyce
May 2016
Thank you for everything! I'm glad the sale went so well! It was a pleasure working with you!
Alison
May 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!
Bill
May 2016
I was so pleased to come home to a practically empty house! Wow! Please feel free to use me as a reference!
Gerry
April 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.
Thanks much for again for all your efforts! I will contact you again when more estates come up.
Caroline
April 2016
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!
Denice
April 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.
Bea
March 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.
Lindsey
March 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!
Anne
March 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.

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.
Beth
March 2016
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 totally
use Bethesda Downsizing again.
Lori
March 2016
You and your team did a great job! We are very happy!
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.
Lori
February 2016
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.
Harriett
January 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!
Michelle
January 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!
Ruth
December 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.

Robin
November 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."
Erik
October 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!
Jacki
September 2015
Thanks for a great sale! I have given your contact information to everyone we know!
Bill
August 2015
Great job! Thank you for all of your hard work!
Sandy
August 2015
It was a pleasure working with you and the rest of the crew.
You can certainly use us as a reference .
Kevin
August 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!
Jacki
August 2015