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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.

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Auctions are a great place to go if you’re looking to furnish a home without spending a lot. You can find incredible deals on everything from modern and antique furniture to china and accessories, all without having to visit multiple antique stores. Follow these tips next time you participate in an estate auction and you may come away with great deals on amazing pieces.

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Many people that go to real estate auctions are looking for a lifelong home, while others are looking for houses to remodel and flip. Buying a home at this type of auction is a great way to save money if you bid correctly and avoid a bidding war. However, many people will start a bidding war in order to make other bidders pay more and help themselves get ahead later in the auction. Having a strategy is the best way to avoid getting into a bidding war at a real estate auction.

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Estate auctions are great if you love antiques or are just looking to furnish your home or apartment without spending a fortune. These events are exciting and can often supply you with better quality items than discount retail shops. You will be able to bid on anything from furniture to room decor to kitchenware, and everything in between. These auctions move fast and can be intimidating if you are new to the auction scene. Here are some tips to prepare you for your first estate auction so you can score the best deals.

Friday, January 5th, 2018

Buying a car at an auction can give you a great deal, but there are some tips you should follow to ensure you don’t get scammed. Keeping the old saying “buyer beware” in your mind is a good idea as you search for your new vehicle. You should also know what you are looking at mechanically, because you cannot take your choice to a mechanic for a checkup. Used cars bought at auction are sold as is, and the sale will be final. Use the following tips when purchasing a car at auction to keep from getting scammed.