About the Owner

Dave Allen established Delmarva Transitional Services after being in the auction industry for nearly 25 years. Dave saw the need for a company that could handle not only selling individuals items but also help them with a life style change. Delmarva Transitional Services or DTS as most people call it is a full service company offering every aspect a client may need during the moving or downsizing phase of their life. From complete custom designed floor plans to packing and moving services to complete home cleanout services with dumpster and disposal service available. DTS is the only company on the shore that can offer this array of services under one roof. All of our services are in-house which means with one phone call we can handle all of your transitional needs including selling items that you may no longer need.   

We are an accredited full service, full time company with a well-trained staff ready to assist you in obtaining your goals. We are recognized as the industry leaders on the Delmarva Peninsula, having successfully help hundreds of clients annually. DTS has earned a reputation for honesty, integrity, professionalism, and creativity, through sheer hard work and dedication. At DTS we are committed to treating each client with the utmost respect and handling each transition professionally and to the best of our ability. Our success is measured by the ultimate satisfaction of all those whom we serve.


Master Personal Property Appraiser, NAA. 2014.
Licensed Auctioneer/Appraiser In Maryland, Delaware, And Virginia.
Mendenhall School of Auctioneering & Appraisals, High Point, NC.
– 2005 Graduate with Honors. Awarded “Best All Around.”
Certified Appraisers Guild of America, Grandview, MO. 2008.
Graduate Personal Property Appraiser,  NAA. Orlando, FL. 2011.
Bachelor of Science, Education & History, Salisbury University, 2004.
Member of the Certified Appraisers Guild of America.