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Friday, October 2nd, 2015

There are many types of items that can be found at auction, including antiques, collectibles, and memorabilia. Though anything old may look like an antique, it could be considered a collectible. When you go to an auction to buy items, you could be bidding not on a collectible, but a piece of memorabilia. The various types of items found at an auction can become confusing. Researching the distinct differences between antiques, collectibles, and memorabilia before you go to an auction can be beneficial to both buyers and sellers.

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

You may have been to a traditional auction where a fast-talking auctioneer calls out bids while buyers raise their paddles to secure their price. Traditional auctions offer many advantages, but online auctions are becoming a more popular option. It is important to understand how traditional auctions and online auctions are managed, because there are some key disadvantages and benefits for both types.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

When you’re buying or selling items at auction, you are most likely focused on values and prices. If you’re auctioning an item, you want to make a profit, and if you’re bidding on an item, you want to know you’re getting a great deal. You can know how to confidently buy or sell at auction by knowing the difference between auction value and market value. It is also beneficial to understand what dictates market values and auction values. Be sure to do some research about specific item markets and remember that some items will have more emotional value than market or auction value.

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Buying used farm equipment is a great way to save money if you’re on a budget. There are many opportunities to buy used equipment that is in great condition at auction, but how do you know if you’re getting a good deal? First, you can consider the benefits of buying farm equipment at auction and remember the important factors to look for. It is also important to keep in mind the best equipment to buy at auction and how to maintain your used farm equipment.

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Auctions are a popular way to sell equipment, furniture, or antiques, but they are also a great way to sell farmland and other real estate. If you are not sure how to sell farmland at auction, there are steps that you can take to successfully sell your land. First assess your land, then find an auction house and advertise the sale. Once the farmland is sold, the auction house will help you close the sale.

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Selling a home is not easy, no matter how you do it, but more and more people are choosing to sell their real estate by auction. There are positives and negatives to selling real estate by auction. Some of the positive aspects of selling real estate by auction include a fast process and easy negotiation. Negative aspects include a difference in price and a lack of home privacy. Before you decide to sell real estate by auction, you should explore the pros and the cons of this method.

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Auctions are a great way to buy and sell many items, including farm equipment, valuable antiques, property, real estate, vehicles and guns. Auctions are a good way to find a great deal on new or antique guns. Before participating in a gun auction as a buyer or a seller, there are a few guidelines to keep in mind. You should set up an account with the auction house, during which time you will provide necessary information for a background check. You should also research the guns you wish to sell or purchase, and the laws related to them, before the auction begins.

Monday, August 24th, 2015

It can be overwhelming to sell many estate household items at once, especially after a family member has passed away. Instead of trying to arrange an estate sale yourself, it is much easier to go through an auction house. You should first assess the estate household items you are wanting to sell and then find an auction house. After you find an auction house, you can advertise and begin to sell your items.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Auctions are a great way to get affordable farm equipment. However, before you commit to purchasing a tractor, you want to make sure it fills your farming needs and is in working order. The best way to determine the condition of a tractor is by checking it over at the auction: outside, inside, engine stopped and engine running. If the tractor meets your criteria, you may get a real bargain.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

There’s something about being at a live auction that is exciting and overwhelming all at the same time. With bids flying by faster than you can count and the auctioneer’s fast drawl announcing those fateful words, “Going once, going twice!” bidding among experts can be more than intimidating. If you’re just beginning a foray into the fast paced world of auctions, there are a few things to keep in mind when bidding. Make sure you begin by preparing for the real estate auction and researching the property that will be available. Most importantly, know your limits. You don’t want to end up paying more than you can afford and there will always be other auctions.