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Friday, September 21st, 2018

If you are looking for a great deal on almost any item, an online auction is the best source for finding what you need. You can find all types of things including vintage and antique items, auto supplies, household furnishings, farm equipment, houses, and vehicles.

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.

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.

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.

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 23rd, 2017

First time auction goers may be a bit overwhelmed by the process of bidding. It is a good idea to gain some knowledge before attending your first auction. Bidding can quickly become confusing, so understanding the process before attending an auction will help you achieve success. You should understand what auctions are and why they are popular, as well as the auction process and how to bid properly.

Monday, July 18th, 2016

When attending an auction, it can be tempting to let the crowds affect how you bid. However, as a buyer, you are in control of what and how you bid at an auction. There are a few tactics many people use at auctions to walk away with great items at a low price. These tips will give you the chance to win, even if you have arrived on a tight budget or are unsure of how to bid at an auction. Below are five strategies you can use to knock out the bidding competition.

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

You can bid on an item at an auction even if you are not able to be there yourself by placing an absentee bid. An absentee bidder places their bid with the auctioneer prior to the beginning of the auction. These offers can be submitted in written or verbal form, depending on the terms set by the auction house. It is important to understand how absentee bidding works before using this method to buy items at an auction.

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Buying antiques at an auction is a great way to get an amazing piece at lower than retail price. However, you have to know how to bid properly at antique auctions, so you don’t miss out on getting a great item. It is good to do some research before attending antique auctions, and to understand the bidding process. You can also do some research about fees and taxes before attending an antique auction.