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Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Once you have chosen to sell your personal property, you will find yourself faced with more decisions. You will need to decide exactly which items to sell and which to save as keepsakes. You will next have to decide between an auction or private sale of your items and how to present your home to buyers. Choosing to auction your items is a quick, efficient way to sell them because an auction house will help you with the entire process. A private sale of your items may not go as smoothly. Here are four tips you should know when auctioning your personal property.

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

If you have decided to sell something at auction, you need to get people’s attention and interest in your product. Filling out a listing for an auction item will require you to describe what you are selling. An auction catalog gives you the chance make people want to learn more and possibly buy your items.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Auctions offer a great opportunity for you to buy a piece of land for home-building, recreational, or commercial use. However, auctions can be unpredictable, so it is important to prepare yourself before you place any bids. Understanding the following six tips will help to ensure the process of buying land at auction goes as smoothly as possible.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

A successful auction depends on many factors, including a well designed auction catalog. The important thing to keep in mind while putting together an auction catalog is that you need to provide basic information about the items you are selling. You should also make the items listed in the catalog appealing to potential buyers. Depending on the location and the items being sold, the list can be simple or elaborate. Your auction catalog should list basic data and important information, and it can be made using computer software, then printed.

Monday, August 1st, 2016

In recent times, there has been more farm equipment produced than there has been a demand for. If you are interested in buying high quality farm equipment at the lowest prices available, used farm equipment auctions may be right for you. For many years people would get rid of their old machines at auctions. Interested buyers would gather together from all over the area to see and bid on the auctioned equipment. These days, farm equipment auctions are still popular, but now people can simply use their computers to locate and bid on the equipment. It is important to consider many factors when bidding on farm equipment, including inspecting all pieces and saving money.

Monday, July 18th, 2016

When you are in the market for used farm equipment, there are many different ways for you to make your purchase. You can look into private sellers listed in newspapers or equipment magazines, or find dealers, brokers, and online websites. You can also attend auctions that specializes in selling used farm equipment. The method that will work best for you depends on the selections available and prices, among other factors. Whatever method you choose to buy used farm equipment, ask yourself the following ten questions before you make the purchase.

Monday, July 18th, 2016

When attending an auction, it can be tempting to let the crowds affect how you bid. However, as a buyer, you are in control of what and how you bid at an auction. There are a few tactics many people use at auctions to walk away with great items at a low price. These tips will give you the chance to win, even if you have arrived on a tight budget or are unsure of how to bid at an auction. Below are five strategies you can use to knock out the bidding competition.

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Obtaining items for a silent auction is not always easy. It takes a lot of leg-work, phone calls, and even traveling around in order to secure items to sell at auction. You don’t want any of your silent auction items to be ignored after you have worked hard to obtain them. You will need to make sure the items are displayed in a way that grabs the bidder’s attention. The following five tips will teach you how to strategically place your auction items, make bidding a fun and easy experience, and ultimately make a profit.

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

You can bid on an item at an auction even if you are not able to be there yourself by placing an absentee bid. An absentee bidder places their bid with the auctioneer prior to the beginning of the auction. These offers can be submitted in written or verbal form, depending on the terms set by the auction house. It is important to understand how absentee bidding works before using this method to buy items at an auction.

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Charities often hold auctions to raise money for their organization. All of the money collected from bidders to purchase items is then given to the specific cause of the organization. Some people may wonder whether or not their bids constitute as a charitable donation and how that affects income tax. In order to seek an income tax deduction for charity auction items, you need to understand fair market value and keep a record of your purchases. It is also important to understand the tax implications for donating items to a charity auction and how to keep records of your donations.