ABOUT DESERT BLOOM
Desert Bloom Estate Sales was established in 2020 and quickly emerged as one of the most reliable and trusted estate sales companies in the Albuquerque metro area. Owner, Michelle Potter, has lived in the Albuquerque area for over 20 years, and before starting Desert Bloom, she owned and operated Potter Décor where she led remodeling and decorating projects in residential and commercial spaces all over the city. Michelle has brought these talents and skills to Desert Bloom, and along with a talented and experienced team, Desert Bloom has become one of the top estate sales companies around!
OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM
Michelle Potter is the owner and client relations manager at Desert Bloom Estate Sales. She brings years of experience in home and business interior design. Previously owner of Potter Décor, Michelle has transformed homes and offices across Albuquerque. She brings to our company an ability to organize and stage homes which makes Desert Bloom homes stand out amongst competing estate sale companies. Also specializing in elder care and consulting for regional families, Michelle’s caring compassion is a bonus for all our clients.
Lauren Cascio is the general manager of Desert Bloom and a personal property appraiser. She is a member of the International Society of Appraisers and is compliant with all Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP). These affiliations require ongoing education in the field. A USPAP-compliant appraisal provides the highest confidence in competence and ethical standards to the clients as well an any other institutions that may use the report. Lauren has worked in the Estate Sale industry for 12+ years both in Houston, Wisconsin, and New Mexico as well as spending a lifetime antiquing and collecting, beginning at an early age while living in Europe. She is also the owner/operator of Roadrunner Appraisal Services.
Alexis Schaumburg is the assistant manager of Desert Bloom Estate Sales. Alexis coordinates all of our team scheduling and brings years of customer care and client relations experience to our team. She also represents Desert Bloom on several social media channels keeping our valuable customers up-to-date and informed about all of our sales. Alexis is a mother of 3 beautiful little girls and lives in the East Mountains with her family and their animals - which are too numerous to count!