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Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Technology has made it more confusing to understand how auctions work. With the increased use of smartphones, tablets, and computers, it is possible to do more and more on the web. Many wonder what the difference is between online auctions and online absentee bidding. The following can help you understand these two auction terms before you begin bidding.

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

Auctions that are held online are a tremendous platform for trade, offering sellers and buyers a diverse variety of goods. Another way to describe online auctions is to think of them as a virtual flea market containing an almost infinite assortment of merchandise from around the world. They give a seller a virtual storefront to sell anything from sports and collectible memorabilia to the latest technology. National retailers are getting in on the action by auctioning off services or overstocked inventory. Before you look for online auctions to start shopping, it is important to understand how they work.

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

There are two main reasons heavy equipment is sold at an auction. The seller most likely wants to sell their items quickly, without a lot of hassle of people coming to their property. They may also want to get the best price possible from the deal. Auctions make large equipment transactions easy for both the buyer and seller. However, buyers and sellers should do research before heading to an auction. The following are four tips that you can use in preparing to buy or sell heavy equipment at an auction.

Monday, June 25th, 2018

There are many reasons to buy a used car. Maybe you have a teenager ready to drive, or your spouse needs new transportation. Buying a new car for each family member isn’t always financially possible, so looking at the used market is necessary. One of the biggest advantages to buying a used vehicle is that the original owner has already absorbed depreciation costs. This allows you to find a car at a better price. Some of the most common ways to buy used cars include private owner sales, dealerships, and at auctions.

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Finding the perfect desk, set of chairs, jewelry, or any favorite item can be difficult. Maybe you saw an item while you were traveling or you spotted something at an auction in a different state. If you look online, you may find many items at auctions in other areas that you cannot make it to. Distance used to be a problem for bidding at an auction and required someone else to go in your place. Today, absentee bidding is an option that is accessible to anyone, rather than only those who can afford a stand-in. The following can help you understand absentee bidding and how it can help you when you can’t attend an auction.

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

If you do not attend auctions regularly, then you may not be familiar with the term “bidder’s choice.” This is a grouping strategy used by the auctioneer when there is a large amount of similar items up for sale. Selling these pieces separately would take a great deal of time, so it is more efficient to sell them as one lot. If the auction house does not use bidder’s choice to sell a lot, they may lose time, money, and bidders. Usually, they will choose this format for books, tools, dishware, and other common goods. The following can help you understand bidder’s choice before you go to auction.

Friday, March 30th, 2018

No matter where you live, you have probably had the chance to go to an estate sale. These are some of the best sales to go to if you are looking for great deals. They offer art, collectibles, housewares, tools, vehicles and auto parts, and jewelry. However, estate auctions offer just as much as sales, if not more. If you want to find the best deals, you need to know what to look for and how the these auctions work.

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Auctions can seem fast-paced and complicated, especially if you have never been to one. You need to value the items, make bids, make sure you are aware of other bidders, and know close out procedures. Real estate auctions are some of the best ways to purchase real estate for the best price possible, but they can also be confusing to some. The following will go over four common myths about real estate auctions and how they are wrong.

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Buying gifts for people can sometimes be a difficult task. If you have friends or family members that seem to have everything, finding the perfect gift can make shopping a chore. Everyone wants to buy a gift that will stand out and be fun. Auctions can offer great gift ideas for those who want to get unique and memorable presents. These are some of the top items you can buy that will show you have put thought into your gift giving.

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Auctions are a great place to go if you’re looking to furnish a home without spending a lot. You can find incredible deals on everything from modern and antique furniture to china and accessories, all without having to visit multiple antique stores. Follow these tips next time you participate in an estate auction and you may come away with great deals on amazing pieces.