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Monday, October 5th, 2015

If you don’t have experience shopping for collectible antiques, the thought of buying them in store or at auction can be intimidating. However, there are several guidelines you can follow when you buy antiques to ensure you get not only a great deal, but an authentic piece. These guidelines include knowing the details of what you need and assessing the antique for any damage. You should also create a budget and know the correct price of a collectible antique before you shop.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

One of the most convenient and affordable ways to purchase property is to take part in a real estate auction. If you have never taken part in one of these events, you may not know where to start. First, find a real estate auction and register for upcoming events. Then, prepare for the real estate auction by researching properties and having a deposit ready. After winning, you will need to make arrangements with the owner to talk about the final price and closing cost details. Finally, make sure you understand the bidding process and be prepared to back down from a bid. There will always be other real estate auctions you can attend.

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Attending a live auction is a great way to get an affordable price on everything from real estate to farm equipment. However, if you are a beginning bidder, you may be overwhelmed by the speed of the auction process. Prep yourself with some savvy strategies to ensure you are the highest bidder. Research the items and the live auction process. Then, create a bidding budget. Also, make sure you arrive early to the live auction. Arriving early gives you the chance to register to bid, ask questions before and get a good seat.

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Auctions have a wide variety of items up for bid. Among the most popular items are variances of a single item, like a gun. However, there are some restrictions involved in buying and selling firearms. You may also be wondering, when is licensing required for a gun? Being informed before you go to auction will land you with the right gun for the right price.