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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.

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Going to a a gun auction can be exciting and it can be easy to get caught up in the moment while bidding. Being prepared to bid on an item is always recommended so you don’t over-bid. When you are going to bid on a gun, you want to be especially knowledgeable on which firearms are going to be available. You should also know the following information to make things run smoothly, including how to research the guns, how to bid, and what the auctioneer does.

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.

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

From revolvers to rifles, antique firearms became collectible not long after the Second World War. Admired for their historical value, these guns are celebrated for their beauty and craftsmanship. Whether you are looking for a muzzle loader or cartridge firing weapon, there is something out there for every collector. How do you determine what qualifies as an antique firearm and know what it will be worth at an auction? Understanding what defines a gun as an antique and pricing information can help you prepare to sell your gun at 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.

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

If you are attending a property auction for the first time, there are several tactics and tricks you can use to get a great deal. Following these tips can play to your advantage and help you avoid many of the pitfalls that new bidders experience. Here are four things to look out for at your first property auction.

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Many interesting items can be found at silent auction fundraisers. Silent auctions offer everything from autographed collectibles to gift baskets with gift cards and wine. How can you walk away from your next charity event’s silent auction with a great prize? There are a few tactics you can employ to be successful at a silent auction. These tactics include viewing the prizes carefully, competing honestly, and monitoring the final bids. If you follow these silent auction bidding tips, you can find a great deal and have a great time.