What to Do When You Have Equipment or Other Property to Sell

Got a commercial truck, trailer, heavy equipment or a boat, car, motorcycle or something else to sell?


Start by making sure you have all that you need to be able to sell the item to begin with. Do you have the title – and is it clear of liens and encumbarances?

Is it in YOUR name or will you have to get someone else to sign it (exwife, business partner etc.) ?

If that is the case you need to deal with it early in the process and not have it be a surprise which can and probably would kill your deal.

Gather up all other papers and manuals and anything else that goes with the item and make sure they are neat and organized – and that you dont have other things mixed in with them. Be a shame to give away a signed title to another piece of equipment when you didnt realize it was in the same folder or envelope.

Write a Description

As you do think about what information you would need and want if you were looking to buy it yourself. Be thorough and detailed but clear and to the point too.

Be sure you have a way for them to contact you?

I have had many people leave off ANY and ALL contact information from their own ads – including some I would have liked to have made offers on myself. If they can’t contact you somehow then everyone loses – especially YOU!

And don’t worry – when you list with Seller Direct Services – we handle that for you too.

Be accurate and honest. Too many people exagerate and omit information trying to make a sale dishonestly. That is one thing that kills a lot of deals when it is discovered before the deal is completed – and results in bad blood and lawsuits after the fact in other cases.

You don’t need that. They don’t need that. Neither does anyone else. So tell the truth and be as accurate as you can. If needed the price can be a point of negotiation to address any problems with the item – and in most cases, there will always be someone happy to take on almost any problem – for the right price.

List It in Multiple Places at the Same Time

You need to cast a wide net to attract and capture the attention of  buyers as fast as possible. So list it in multiple places all at the same time to increase the chances of finding the right buyer and finding them faster!

When you list with Seller Direct Services we don’t care where else you list – and we encourage you to do so! You can even point them to our site and our YouTube channel if you like. We do not charge a commission – just a flat fee per listing. So it is in our best interest and yours to help you find a buyer as soon as possible by any and all means we can use.

We will also tell you how to do some free promotion of your own using your existing social media accounts and other things you may or may not even be aware of.

Got something to sell? Want to list it now for FREE for a limited time? Send me an email to listings@sellerdirectservices.com  and let’s talk about it now!

Seller Direct Services is a division of Transport Resource Solutions LLC and is owned and operated by L.D. Sewell