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How to Hire an Auctioneer: Five Questions to Ask

How to Hire an Auctioneer: Five Questions to Ask

Have you ever wondered what questions to ask when hiring an auctioneer? Maybe you are looking to sell your home, a collection of antiques, or surplus items from your business. The possibilities with auctions are literally endless. We’ve already discussed how to prepare for your search; but, what questions do you ask an auctioneer once […]

How to Hire an Auctioneer: Preparing for your Search

Ever wanted to hire an auctioneer? Auction professionals work all around the country selling anything from real estate to cars, farm, construction and recreational equipment, household items, antiques, livestock, commercial property, and raise money for nonprofits. So, if you have something to sell, there’s an auction professional ready to help you sell it. If you […]

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How Do Auctioneers Value a House?

Need to find the value of your house? Auctioneers preach the merit of the marketplace determining the value of anything for sale (true market value), so how can they tell you what your house is worth?

Four Ways to Tell if an Auction is Legitimate

Maybe you’ve seen an auction advertised in your town or online. Maybe you’ve thought that might be a good place to find exactly what you’re looking for. You’re right, but how do you ensure these auctions will result in a fun and exciting buying experience? In order to determine if an auction is legitimate or […]

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How Long Does an Auction Last?

Have you avoided auctions because you’re unsure about the time commitment? Find out how long an auction lasts and what variables affect it.

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Looking for Furniture? Think Auction First

If you are just starting out or starting over, auctions offer a wide selection of necessary household items, furniture, and appliances. The best part of bidding at an auction is you are able to bid your price on any furniture you desire. Have you just graduated high school or college and are getting your first […]

Missing the Thrill of the Hunt with Shopping? Try Online Auctions

Have you missed the thrill of the hunt shopping at estate sales, garage sales, and flea markets? Are COVID-19 related shutdowns and stay at home orders keeping you from finding that one-of-kind item? Have no fear—your local auctioneer has been busy cataloging and setting up online auctions in your city and state so you can […]

Opportunities for teens in the auction industry

Four Ways Teens can Gain Experience in the Auction Industry

Auctions require diverse skillsets and experience to function. Find your next job today! For teens looking to gain entry level experience, the auction industry offers lots of opportunity with potential for advancement. Auctions don’t just require an auctioneer—they need a whole team of people with diverse skills and experience to manage the many moving parts […]

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How Fast Can You Sell My House at Auction?

In reality, there is no magic number of days it takes to sell houses and property at auction. But, it does guarantee the date your home/property will sell, get fair market value, and utilize a streamlined, transparent process.

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Do Auctioneers Furnish Sound Systems?

The size of the event, the number of attendees and the length of the event are important factors to consider when evaluating sound system needs for an auction.

How are Auctioneers Paid?

Generally, the more money you make selling your assets, the more auctioneers make. Hint: they want you to make more money.

Does anyone really want to buy my junk?

You may not think your random assortment of possessions is of any consequence, but with the right method of marketing, your junk could be just what someone else needs.