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Estate sale conductor

To conduct estate sales, an “Estate Sale Conductor” must file a surety bond with the county of their residence or in the county where the estate sale is being held.

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Remote application process

  1. Complete the Estate Sale Conductor filing form (PDF)
  2. Get a corporate surety bond in the amount of at least $20,000
  3. Submit your application and surety bond:

    Director of Licensing — Estate sale conductor
    Hennepin County Government Center
    300 South 6th Street Suite A-025
    Minneapolis, MN 55487-0026 

If you cannot use a remote option:



At this time, there is no fee for filing of a bond.

Following is a list of estate sales conductors meeting the statutory requirement as of April 23, 2021.

  • Jeffrey David Belleau
  • Karen Martin
  • Laura Ellen Stephans
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