Category Archives: Roanoke VA

Best Roanoke & SWVA Estate Sales Service

Time to liquidate your estate contents? Need to downsize? Looking to make some money and free up some space? Senior downsizing? Have an estate sale! Or sell you estate contents!

Do you have a house full of contents and personal property that may be suitable for an estate sale? We can organize an estate sale event for you and your family and ave everything sold with a one weekend event. Most estate sales run on Fri – Sat – Sun and usually have a tremendous turnout. We specialize in older estates with vintage items within the home and we also offer services for other types of content such as household items, electronics, furniture, tools, firearms, jewelry, and more. The main thing we look for is quantity, if you have lots of stuff then an estate sale may be what you need.

Let’s Have An Estate Sale!

Having an estate sale is a very effective way to liquidate the entire contents of a home or estate. J.W. Holcomb (Roanoke Estate Sales) has organized, promoted, managed, and purchased hundreds of estates and/or has consulted with sellers in the liquidation of personal and business property.


When the time comes to make necessary transitions in life such as senior downsizing, liquidating/selling some “clutter” and “treasures” might be necessary to lighten the load in order to make day to day senior life easier. Senior downsizing is meant to clear tangible obstacles and generate additional revenue to help with expenses.

It can be an emotional time for the family and the senior client. We understand this is a time of change and uncertainty for many involved. Senior downsizing can take place many ways. We can organize and deliver a successful 3 day  estate sale to liquidate home and estate contents or liquidate property off site. Our services are designed to get the most money for our clients belongings while keeping convenience and comfort a priority for all involved.

Senior Downsizing Experts In Roanoke VA

One struggle with senior downsizing is the sentimental attachment to items that would not be logical to keep when downsizing. One major factor in anxiety and stress is clutter (This is a known fact). Will items kept create unwanted clutter and stress? Deciding what to keep can be a challenge. Just remember every item you liquidate/sell will create space and revenue.

  • Is it necessary?
  • Does the senior really need it to live a healthy happy life?
  • Are their multiples of this item?
  • Is this utilized regularly? Has it been hiding in a drawer for over a year?
  • Is it an item that the will look at, touch, and cherish regularly?
  • Is it of significant financial value where the money would help more than the item?
  • Will this fit into the smaller space?
  • Is the item a fit for the new lifestyle?

Roanoke Antique & Junk Buyers

Buying Old Items & More

TheJunkVan in Roanoke is always ready to come to your location and buy old vintage items. We buy and remove old items by the box, by the room, by the item or we will buy everything in your house (contents) junk and vintage items! Below is a list of the types of items we like to buy.

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  • Vintage Toys / Older toys from the 1980’s or older
  • Old RailRoad Items – Lanterns, Locks, Signs, Papers, Magazines, Booklets & More
  • Old military Items – Medals, Helmets, Papers, Mail, Postcards, Photos, Knives, Swords, Patches, Dog Tags and more. WW1 – WW2 – KOREAN War – And more!
  •  Advertising Items – Old metal signs, Jars, Displays, Tins, Bottles, and more.
  • Coins – We buy entire coin collections – Silver coins and more. 18 years dealing coins.
  • Collections – Collectibles
  • Metal Toys – Belt Buckles – trinkets
  • Old Soda Bottles – Old Sod Cans – Soda & Drink Advertising Items
  • Old Clocks – Old Radios – Old Electronics – Old Lamps
  • Old Photos, Postcards, Old Documents, old Business Cards, Political Campaigns
  • Jewelry – Silver, Gold, Costume, Old & New we buy all sorts of jewelry mens & womens
  • Vintage Items and Antique Items Of All Kinds!

Here are pictures of some of the great vintage and antique items we find in the Roanoke VA area: