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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.

Friday, January 5th, 2018

Bidding at an auction requires strategy and skill, but there are tips and tricks to help you win that sought-after treasure. It helps to prepare beforehand and to know about different types of auctions. You should also know exactly how to bid at an auction, whether you are attending a live event or placing absentee bids.

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Individuals and car dealerships are just two places for you to buy a car, but you can also consider buying one at an auction. There are some things you should know before attending a car auction. Here are some positives and negatives to purchasing your next vehicle at an auction.

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

If you have decided to sell a firearm, you will want to make sure you receive the best price possible. Evaluate the condition of the gun first, as this will have a huge effect on its value. It should be in good working condition, and you will need to know the exact serial number and the year the firearm was manufactured. There are a few other things you will need to know before selling at auction. If you are interested in buying a firearm, it is also important to know how to find its value and ensure you get a great deal.

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

There are publicly-held auctions, also known as trustee sales, where you can bid on a foreclosed home. If you are considering the purchase of a foreclosed home at an auction, there are some things you should be aware of before you bid. There are potential pitfalls for you to be on the lookout for to avoid a financial crisis as well. By following these five tips, you can get a good home at a great price.

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

When harvest comes to a close, some landowners begin to consider whether or not the time has come to sell their farmland. Some go through a real estate professional while others attempt to sell their farmland on their own. Another effective process could be to auction off the land. Here are a few tips that can help during the process of auctioning your farmland.

Friday, August 11th, 2017

Planning a farm equipment auction may seem a bit daunting at first. There are several things that have to be planned beforehand, and there are a lot of unknowns for those who are new to auctions. If you are looking into planning a farm equipment auction, here are some helpful tips to keep you on track.