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With roots in the Midwest and the East Coast, Ron Usherwood and Dancer Dearing bring years of experience to everything Taos Black Dog buys and sells. Whether it’s antiques, mid century modern furnishings, Native arts and crafts, or artifacts from around the world.

Our estate sale business combines integrity and sensitivity with hard work and organization. We work with our client’s individual needs to make the process of settling an estate as effortless as possible.  We can offer the peace of mind that your family will receive competitive and fair valuation of estate items. We also consign items in our online stores and or facilitate the donation of any unsold merchandise.

Full estate sale from appraisal to clean out with property broom ready for sale or rent.
Most sales take place as online auctions that have a local, regional and worldwide following.

Our Services

  • Determine and set the selling price of all items by way of “fair market value” and liquidation pricing, and by using their best discretion on selling price trends.
  • Create an inventory, photographs and description of each item.
  • Follow through with either an online auction or in person estate sale that works for each individual situation.

  • Manage and oversee removal and dispersal of all unsold items as established in the contract.
  • Removal of all Taos Estate Sale items for sale support
  • Provide a final report of all sales & dispersal of items & cut a check for the client.

  • Advertise the sale in the local newspapers and media websites, and on pertinent social media as determined appropriate.
  • Display photographs and descriptions of representative sale items on the website as well as advertisements on  and through our AuctionZip partner.
  • Market with our Email List of over 300 local clients.

Contact Us

Ron Usherwood
(575) 613-0998
Dancer Dearing
(575) 613-2069