Blue Moon Estate Sales

23 03, 2022

Blue Moon Estate Sales Named One Of 2022’s Fastest-Growing Franchises By Entrepreneur

2022-03-23T10:34:11-04:00March 23rd, 2022|Tags: , , |

RALEIGH, N.C.Blue Moon Estate Sales, the leading estate sale franchise in the U.S., was recognized as a fastest-growing franchise in 2022 in the March issue of Entrepreneur.

In newsstands, the March issue now presents its annual ranking of the Fastest-Growing Franchises for 2022, highlighting the companies that saw the most significant unit growth worldwide. Blue Moon Estate Sales was ranked #82 in the U.S. and Canada and #100 worldwide.

“It’s a great honor for Blue Moon to be recognized by Entrepreneur for our success in franchise development,” said Bob Lang, president of Blue Moon Estate Sales. “This recognition is only possible due to the dedication of our entire franchise network that is constantly hard at work to bring needed liquidation services to communities all across North America.”

The Fastest-Growing Franchises ranking is based on information submitted to Entrepreneur for its annual Franchise 500®. This recognition represents Blue Moon Estate Sales’ continued effort to thoroughly understand and evaluate the ever-changing franchise marketplace. Franchise companies are ranked based on their net unit growth—including U.S. franchises, international franchises and company-owned units—from July 31, 2020 to July 31, 2021, with ties broken based on percentage growth.

“Growth is what franchising is all about,” said Entrepreneur Senior Vice President of Franchising Liane Caruso. “Our 2022 Fastest-Growing Franchises ranking identifies the franchise brands with the greatest unit growth and underscores the industry’s extraordinary momentum over the past year.”

To view Blue Moon Estate Sales in the full ranking, visit https://www.entrepreneur.com/franchises/fastestgrowing.

Results can also be seen in the March 2022 issue of Entrepreneur, available on newsstands now.

About Blue Moon Estate Sales

Headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., Blue Moon Estate Sales is a growing national franchise with 78 locations in 24 states. Established in 2009, Blue Moon Estate Sales was created to set the highest of standards in an unregulated industry. After five successful years in the Raleigh market, founders Deb, Ken and David Blue wanted to bring their proven business model to a larger audience. Thus, in 2013, Blue Moon Estate Sales started franchising, running an industry-leading training program and providing ongoing support, and is now part of the Best Life Brands family, with private equity backing by The Riverside Company.

17 03, 2022

Blue Moon Estate Sales is Taking Strides to Add 30 New Units in California

2022-03-17T12:10:02-04:00March 17th, 2022|Tags: , , |

RALEIGH, N.C.Blue Moon Estate Sales, the leading estate sale franchise in the U.S., is poised to expand its reach into Southern and Northern California by 30 units, in alignment with the increased demand for real estate sales and liquidation.

“With a hot seller’s real estate market in California, the liquidation of estates is a needed service for those looking to capitalize on the market’s record year in 2021,” said Bob Lang, president of Blue Moon Estate Sales. “Blue Moon Estate Sales is confident that growing into a robust market like California will provide endless opportunities for franchisees and our brand.”

Blue Moon Estate Sales franchisees are empowered to provide timely and thorough sales with professional staging, marketing and pricing. Blue Moon Estate Sales delivers a well-established framework for franchise owners to benefit from a proven business model, detailed training and ethics program, network of like-minded peers and management support.

“Real estate and liquidation services are services that most don’t know they need until they need it,” said Jason Zara, a Blue Moon franchise owner in California whose grand opening is set for April 2022. “Blue Moon Estate Sales is excited for the opportunity to help take the stress away from people who require help to consolidate their estates or are looking to cash out on their extra possessions.”

In 2021, Blue Moon Estate Sales was recognized by Franchise Times Best Franchise to Buy and Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500®. Blue Moon Estate Sales is capitalizing on its unit growth, market growth, financial strength, stability, brand power, and 2021 systemwide revenue growth of over 100% to continue expanding across the U.S.

The initial investment for a Blue Moon Estate Sales franchise is approximately $69,840 to $80,850, including a $49,500 franchise fee. To purchase a franchise with Blue Moon Estate Sales, a candidate needs at least $50K in liquid capital. Additionally, Blue Moon Estate Sales offers a special incentive of $2,500 off the franchise fee for veterans and first responders, including paramedics, emergency medical technicians, police officers, sheriffs, and firefighters.

To learn more about Blue Moon Estate Sales franchising, visit www.bluemoonestatesales.com/franchising.

About Blue Moon Estate Sales

Headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., Blue Moon Estate Sales is a growing national franchise with 78 locations in 24 states. Established in 2009, Blue Moon Estate Sales was created to set the highest of standards in an unregulated industry. After five successful years in the Raleigh market, founders Deb, Ken and David Blue wanted to bring their proven business model to a larger audience. Thus, in 2013, Blue Moon Estate Sales started franchising, running an industry-leading training program and providing ongoing support, and is now part of the Best Life Brands family, with private equity backing by The Riverside Company.

14 01, 2022

Blue Moon Estate Sales Ranked Among Top Franchises In Entrepreneur’s Highly Competitive Franchise 500®

2022-01-14T14:13:31-05:00January 14th, 2022|Tags: , , |

RALEIGH, N.C.Blue Moon Estate Sales, a leading estate sale franchise in the U.S, was recognized as one of the top 500 franchises in Entrepreneur‘s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. The 43rd annual Entrepreneur Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry. Recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the 2022 Franchise 500® ranks Blue Moon Estate Sales as 491 for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power.

Over its 43 years in existence, the Franchise 500® has become both a dominant competitive measure for franchisors and a primary research tool for potential franchisees. Blue Moon Estate Sales’ position on the ranking is a testament to its strength as a franchise opportunity.

“It’s a great honor to be included on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 list,” said Bob Lang, president of Blue Moon Estate Sales. “As the baby boomer population continues to age, the need for quick and efficient personal property sales will continue to escalate. Our entire franchise network has been hard at work to bring needed liquidation services to communities all across North America. We look forward to reaching even more growth milestones in 2022.”

In Entrepreneur‘s continuing effort to best understand and evaluate the ever-changing franchise marketplace, the company’s 43-year-old ranking formula continues to evolve as well. The editorial team researches and assesses several factors that go into the evaluation, including costs and fees, size and growth, support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. Each franchise is given a cumulative score based on an analysis of more than 150 data points, and the 500 franchises with the highest cumulative scores become the Franchise 500® in ranking order.  

“The past year has been one of the most challenging for businesses in recent memory, which made putting together our 43rd annual Franchise 500 list more enlightening than ever,” says Entrepreneur Editor in Chief Jason Feifer. “The companies named to this year’s list showed us how being resilient, supportive, and nimble can help navigate extraordinary challenges and also underscore the grit and innovation that define entrepreneurship.”

To view Blue Moon Estate Sales in the full ranking, visit www.entrepreneur.com/franchise500. Results can also be seen in the January/February 2022 issue of Entrepreneur, available on newsstands January 11th.

To learn more about Blue Moon Estate Sales franchising, visit www.bluemoonestatesales.com/franchising.

About Blue Moon Estate Sales

Headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., Blue Moon Estate Sales is a growing national franchise with 78 locations in 24 states. Established in 2009, Blue Moon Estate Sales was created to set the highest of standards in an unregulated industry. After five successful years in the Raleigh market, founders Deb, Ken and David Blue wanted to bring their proven business model to a larger audience. Thus, in 2013, Blue Moon Estate Sales started franchising, running an industry-leading training program and providing ongoing support.

1 06, 2021

Blue Moon Estate Sales Survey Results Shows Older Adults Are Ready to Move

2021-06-01T12:33:28-04:00June 1st, 2021|Tags: |

RALEIGH, N.C. — Whether it’s an effect of the pandemic, taking advantage of the booming housing market, or time to downsize, people are on the move based on results from a new survey taken by Blue Moon Estate Sales.

The leading estate sale franchise in the U.S. recently surveyed* over 700 men and women over the age of 55 on their intentions of moving in the near future and their plan for their belongings.

Here are some of the findings:

Moving Away

  • Of those aged 55 and up, 19% report they are planning to relocate by 2023.
  • A 2021 move is still in the plans of 8% of the survey takers.
  • The top reason for moving is retirement and/or vacation home use.

To Take it or Leave it?

  • A span of five weeks to many months is the length of time 75% of respondents expect to spend preparing their home for sale.
  • 63% of respondents are planning to get rid of 25-100% of their personal belongings when they relocate.
  • Estate sales are in the future of 26% of respondents, who are looking to downsize belongings in preparation for a move.
  • Of those who plan to have an estate sale, 51% say they plan to hire a professional estate sale company rather than taking a DIY approach.

“As the baby boomer population continues to age, the need for quick, easy personal property sales will continue to escalate,” said David Blue, VP and co-founder of Blue Moon Estate Sales. “Moving can be a stressful time, particularly when years of stuff is factored into the equation, and Blue Moon Estate Sales is here to help ease the burden.”

Blue Moon Estate Sales, founded in 2009, specializes in professional residential and commercial liquidation services for individuals relocating, downsizing or handling personal assets.

To learn more about estate sale services or to score a great deal on a treasured item at an upcoming event, visit bluemoonestatesales.com.

For franchise opportunities, please visit Blue Moon Estate Sales Franchising.

*Independent survey conducted through Survey Monkey with over 700 participants, both men and women, over the age of 55.

About Blue Moon Estate Sales

Headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., Blue Moon Estate Sales is a growing national franchise with 29 locations in nine states. Established in 2009, Blue Moon Estate Sales was created to set the highest of standards in an unregulated industry. After five successful years in the Raleigh market, founders Deb, Ken and David Blue wanted to bring their proven business model to a larger audience. Thus, in 2013, Blue Moon Estate Sales started franchising, running an industry-leading training program and providing ongoing support.