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Thursday, January 7th, 2021

You may have heard of crazy auction sales, like a Pokémon card that sold for $183,000 this year or artworks selling for millions of dollars. With such a wide variety of collectibles out there, it is no surprise that items like these sell for so much money. Here are some historical facts about auctions that may be even more surprising to you.

Friday, June 28th, 2019

Non-profits often hold fundraiser auctions to raise money for their cause. These events are exciting for everyone involved, despite the challenges that can come with planning them. If you are like most fundraiser organizers, you will do what it takes to create a successful event. It can help to know what types of auctions are available to choose the best one for your non-profit.

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

Selling your property at auction provides many benefits. When you choose an auction, you can speed up the sale process. People come knowing you are motivated to sell and they are ready to offer amounts at fair market values. Auctions are a great way to sell homes, farm equipment, antiques, estate items, and much more. The only question is, how do you find a reputable auction company to handle your sale?

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

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, June 20th, 2016

If you have replaced your older farm equipment with newer and better models, you might be wondering about how to sell your unneeded equipment. There are a few things you can do to maximize the chance of profiting from your used machinery. Updating its outward appearance, advertising the equipment online, and selling at auction are a few steps to successfully sell your used farm equipment.

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, March 10th, 2016

If you have decided you want to purchase a new home at auction, it is important to know how to prepare for a real estate auction. First you must know how to find a real estate auction and how to confirm the auction status and location. Next, confirm if there are specific bidding procedures used by the auction house and research the market value of the real estate being auctioned. Finally, find out how much you can bid at the real estate auction to get the best deal possible.