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Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

If you have never attended an auction, your first time may come as a surprise. The auctioneer will speak rapidly as buyers continuously wave their paddles or hands in the air. The excitement, especially surrounding favorite items, can be described as frenzied. It is the auctioneer’s job to get people motivated to bid, and by using rapid-fire speech, the crowd reacts in the same hecticness.

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

There are a lot of auction houses out there that can help you sell your antiques, but they vary in their methods and rules. When you are looking to choose one for your needs, there are some questions to ask to make sure you will be working with the right one. You will want an auction house that knows how to deal with your specific items and understands their value. The following can help you know that you are choosing the right auction house to sell your antiques.

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, August 10th, 2017

It takes experience to fully understand the melodic chant of an auctioneer. The chant you hear during an auction actually has many names including bid calling, the auction cry, or the cattle rattle. The fast-paced speech can make it hard to understand just what the auctioneer is saying. Experienced bidders get to know this chant and its various parts over time. Although the auction chant can be difficult for newcomers to understand, a few quick tips should set you on the right path.

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

You may think that hiring a professional auctioneer for your charity auction is not worth the extra money. It would seem more beneficial to ask someone you know that speaks well to be your auctioneer. However, it is worth the money and time to find a good auctioneer that knows what they are doing to make your charity auction a success. There are three main reasons why you should hire a professional auctioneer for your charity event. Professional auctioneers have different specialties and can make your charity auction fun. A professional auctioneer can also make your charity auction more efficient, and as a result, more effective.

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.

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Have you ever wondered about those speed-talking skills of an auctioneer? The energetic, entertaining chant, or bid calling actually started many years ago and is still a fixture in auctions today. This hypnotizing, rhythmic, fast-talking cadence has a specific purpose and over time, can be learned.