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Friday, June 14th, 2019

People can use a number of unscrupulous tricks to misrepresent the items they are trying to sell. They can hide or mislead you regarding the age or condition of antique items. They can also try to mislead reputable auction houses into selling fake items. You can find a way around many of these misrepresentations by using a blacklight, which can reveal a lot of information about the condition of an antique. You should always work with reliable auction dealers who stand behind the authenticity of their items as well.

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Downsizing can be a challenge when you are accustomed to increasing your inventory rather than selling. This is often needed, though, if you have found it difficult to make a profit or stay in a large location. The downsizing process creates a new set of issues, like laying off employees or changing future plans for your business. You may also have to sell some of your inventory or office items.

Friday, May 17th, 2019

You might think auctions are just a way to sell things where the highest bidder wins. But, this isn’t always true. There are more rare events called absolute auctions, where the auctioneer sells all merchandise, regardless of price, to the highest bidder. Most auctions now have some of the items listed for sale as subject to a reserve. If the bidding does not go up to a certain pre-set price, then the item will not sell. These reserve prices do not have to be announced to the public.

Monday, April 29th, 2019

There are many great deals you can find at a heavy equipment auction including vehicles, farm equipment, and supplies. Whether you are familiar with these auctions or will be attending one for the first time, it is good to understand the process. Here are some tips to help you know what to do at auction.

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

Technology has changed how you can pay for your new car at auction. You no longer have to walk into a sale with a pocket full of cash to buy a personal or business vehicle. Auction houses now have the ability to verify your funds, enabling them to offer you different payment options. This means you don’t need a dealers license to buy the car you want. Common payment methods include checks, financing, credit cards, and cash.

Friday, April 19th, 2019

If you collect antique guns, you should think about the best option for handling this part of your estate. Discussing this can be uncomfortable and stressful, especially if you have items of significant sentimental or monetary value. There could be problems for your beneficiaries, executors, and family members if you do not plan ahead. Understanding your options for estate management can help you decide how best to handle your antique gun collection.

Monday, April 15th, 2019

When you are looking to buy heavy equipment or work vehicles, an auction should be your first choice. You have a few things to consider when you begin searching for a new piece of large machinery. Being realistic is the primary consideration, and that means you don’t need the latest model off the assembly line to complete a job. New is not always better (although it may look nicer) and there are often more benefits to buying used machines and vehicles.

Friday, April 12th, 2019

There are several ways to get a car these days. You could go to a dealership, find private sales, get a hand-me-down, and even buy online and have a car shipped directly to your house. Another option is to go to a car auction. Most people see this is a last resort, so it is okay to be a little skeptical.

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

It can be exciting but hard to start a gun collection because there are so many choices available to you. You have to decide if you want to collect antique guns, modern guns, or both. No matter your choice, there’s a large number of options to choose from for your collection. There is also a lot of information available. In fact, just searching one specific gun can lead you to a wealth of information on that particular firearm. Here are some tips and tricks that can help you start your gun collection.

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?