Consign with us
Middlebury Consignment & Home Design receives consigned products from all over New England. While the majority of the products consigned come from homes in Connecticut, we also receive many items from New York and Massachusetts.
What Items Can be Consigned?
We take all types of furniture, lighting, home décor, and rugs – as long as the items are in excellent condition. We only take items in “like new” condition and therefore do not take any items that are damaged, stained, appear worn, or in need of serious repairs.
How to Consign Your Items to Middlebury Consignment
To start the process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with pictures of the items you wish to consign, as well as any other information you have on the items (original cost, date of purchase, brand, etc.). We will respond to your email as promptly as we can and let you know if we think your item will be a good fit for our store.
If we think we can sell your items, we will work with you to set up a time for us to pick up the items or for you to drop them off. There is a fee for pickup depending on where you are located. If your items have not been approved for pick up/drop off via email and an appointment time has not been agreed upon and scheduled, your items will not be accepted! We also do not accept any items until they are inspected by our staff, in person, at time of pick up/drop off.
For further information, please see the “Consignor Contract” below.
After your consigned items have sold, you will receive a check at the end of the following month. For example, if your item was sold on April 8th, you will receive a check at the end of May.
You (Consignor) agree to leave the items for an initial period of 90 days. If you request to pick up an item before the 90 day period has expired, a handling fee of 10% of the retail price of the item will be charged. It is your responsibility to contact The Company at the end of the 90-day term to claim your items. If we have not heard from you after 90 days, unsold items that have not been picked up will become the property of The Company. Consignor agrees to compensation of 50% of the net sales price, less credit card fees if applicable, for each item sold.
Consignor agrees to compensation of 40% of the net sales price, less credit card fees if applicable, for larger furniture items and sets as determined by The Company. These include, but are not limited to hutches, armoires, wardrobes, entertainment centers, chandeliers, dining room sets, bedroom sets, etc. Consignor agrees to compensation of 30% of the net sales price, minus credit card fees if applicable, for all accessories as determined by the company. From time to time items may be included in a layaway sale, and the Consignor’s compensation will not be payable until the layaway has been paid in full.
The Company reserves the right to price all items while considering the fairness to the buyers and sellers. If any item is found to have defects not identified prior to pricing it, the item will be reduced in price accordingly or cleaned and repaired, the cost of which will be billed to and paid for by the Consignor. Items received that are not saleable will be disposed of at The Company’s discretion.
All items are consigned at the consignor’s risk. While reasonable precautions are taken to safeguard all items, The Company is not responsible for any damage or loss for any reason.
Our whole team will work with you to make your experience shopping with us is the very best it can be.