Who We Are

For over 25 years, Claudia B. Schwartz and David Shimamoto have been buying and selling antiques professionally. For close to a decade, they have been providing Estate Content Services to Butte and Glenn counties.

Ambiance provides a unique, unrivaled scope of estate sales services in Northern California – focusing on Butte, Yuba, Glenn, Tehama and Sutter Counties.

We are well known and trusted here and have provided professional advice and services to many local residents, families, real estate agents and estate attorneys.  Often ?out of town? children and relatives or their representatives reach out to us, to complete estate sales quickly so property sales can go forward.

Claudia and Dave

Why Ambiance?


We’ll do all the work.

Seniors, who are downsizing or moving to assisted living, need help.  Ambiance does the hard work and helps relieve their transition problems.
We take care of everything and leave nothing behind. Professional clean out and disposal services to bring your property to market.

We know how to maximize your profits.

Experience matters, make more money than you would have doing a sale alone.  Maximize your profits with our estate sale and antiques expertise.  We know how to sell and know the marketplace. Contact list lines around the corner…

How It Works


We can help you recover lost family heirlooms.

We can help you find and preserve important documents and heirlooms within the clutter.

How do you make sure we don’t sell an important heirloom by mistake?


We do right by our clients.

Personal commitment, custom solutions, and transparent contracts

Client Testimonials

Don’t go it alone?we can help.

For close to a decade, Ambiance Estate Sales has provided expert guidance to help our clients get the most out of a difficult situation. Our services often pay for themselves and our clients earn more than if they had done the work alone.

Contact us for a free initial consultation and we will do our best to answer all of your questions. Contact Us