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Monday, November 16th, 2020

Winner’s curse is something that can affect any bidder at auction, especially if they are not informed. This term refers to a bidder not knowing the value of an item, bidding too much, and then winning. Typically, this happens when the auction gets heated and leaves the winner feeling embarrassed. There are some ways to avoid the winner’s curse, though, and it is important to understand them before going to auction.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

Bidding on heavy equipment may seem simple enough, but there are many factors that go into equipment auctions. This is why knowing as much as possible before the event can help you be successful. Here are some tips to keep in mind before you go to a used equipment auction.

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

If you are in the market for new heavy equipment, don’t quickly shop for a brand new machine. Consider looking for used equipment. Heavy equipment is designed to last for years and if properly maintained, it can be used for decades. You can save significantly if you buy your next equipment at auction. This post will go over how to inspect skid steer loaders, wheel loaders, and dozers to ensure that you are making the right purchase.

Friday, December 28th, 2018

If you are looking to buy a used car at a great price, you should consider attending an auction. If you think you don’t have time to go to auctions, there are options available for you to bid that may fit your busy schedule better. These are three of the methods available for you to bid on a used car.

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Online auctions provide you with an opportunity to shop for almost anything. You can find items as small as a mobile phone to as large as a house and everything in-between. Before you begin bidding online, you should check out these tips to help you prepare.

Friday, August 17th, 2018

An auction is a thrilling event, especially if you find something you want to buy. Bidding often becomes intense, especially if an item is rare or valuable. You can feel a little intimidated at your first auction, so consider using these tips when you are ready for your first experience.

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.

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

Auctions that are held online are a tremendous platform for trade, offering sellers and buyers a diverse variety of goods. Another way to describe online auctions is to think of them as a virtual flea market containing an almost infinite assortment of merchandise from around the world. They give a seller a virtual storefront to sell anything from sports and collectible memorabilia to the latest technology. National retailers are getting in on the action by auctioning off services or overstocked inventory. Before you look for online auctions to start shopping, it is important to understand how they work.

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.