For Membership » Why a Designation

ASEL takes pride in being a premier organization of qualified, dedicated, ethical professionals serving families with expertise, compassion and excellence. As a member of ASEL®, you can leverage your association with us to your fullest advantage by being recognized at a higher level of experience and capability through being certified as a Professional Estate Liquidator (PEL) or an Accredited Estate Liquidator (AEL). ASEL’s exclusive industry designations demonstrate to your customers that you have achieved an optimal level of training, knowledge and experience.

Which Designation is Right for You?

ASEL’s credentialed membership designations are just another way we excel in bringing the best of the industry to the marketplace.

ASSOCIATE ESTATE LIQUIDATOR:If you are just getting started, have been in business for less than 3 years or have completed ASEL® training, you qualify for Associate Membership. To learn more about qualifications to apply for this entry-level membership, click here.

PROFESSIONAL ESTATE LIQUIDATOR: This credentialed membership level is for estate liquidators with at least 3 years operating their own estate sale business and a minimum of 36 estate sales transactions conducted within the past three years. To learn more about qualification and application requirements,, click here.

ACCREDITED ESTATE LIQUIDATOR: This credentialed membership level is for estate liquidators in the estate sale business for 5 years or more desiring a designation of distinction as a professional for additional competitive advantage. Additional requirements are necessary for this designation including submittal of a thesis reviewed by an ASEL accreditation panel. To learn more about the qualifications and application requirements, click here.

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