Estate Sale & Appraisal Services

Karen Young

Estate Sales and Appraisals



Karen Young Estate Sales & Appraisals has been conducting estate sales in the greater Portland area since 1992.  She approaches this service with honesty & integrity.  Karen has also provided appraisal of personal property for legal, insurance, equitable distribution & donation purposes.

She is compassionate, patient and caring.  She and her team are well organized and detail oriented.

In 1999, she finished the Core Course in Personal Property Appraisal to become accredited by ISA—International Society of Appraisers as well as the USPAP—Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.

Her areas of expertise include antiques, collectibles, costume and fine jewelry and furniture including vintage, mid century modern and contemporary.  She does not sell anything outside the actual estate sale so there is no conflict of interest.  She has helped clients send items to consignment, auction and donation.

Previously, Karen worked as a registered nurse retiring from Providence St. Vincent Hospital.  She received her education at Augustana     College and Trinity College of Health Sciences in Rock Island, Illinois.

She and her husband, Jim, have lived in Scotland (Navy for Jim) and Southern California before moving to Portland.  They have two children and thee grandchildren.  They enjoy traveling in Europe & the US especially by train.  They also enjoy time on the Oregon Coast.