Auction Reserves vs. No-Reserve Auctions

2018-07-20T20:55:50-04:00August 12th, 2018|Categories: Auctions|Tags: , , , |

Some items in an auction have what’s called a reserve price, and some have no reserve – but what’s the difference between the two? What is an Auction Reserve? An auction reserve is the minimum price the seller is willing to accept for an item. In this type of auction, the seller is only obligated to [...]

Buying Cars at Auction: How it Works

2019-11-13T01:53:59-05:00July 21st, 2018|Categories: Auctions, Estate Auctions|Tags: , , |

Buying cars at auction can be incredibly exciting – but how does it all work, and what do you do if you want to bid on a vehicle that’s part of a larger auction with other items? Here's what you need to know. Buying Cars at Auction: How it Works When a car is offered up [...]

Going to Your First Auction? Here’s What You Need to Know

2018-06-28T23:23:06-04:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Auctions, Estate Auctions|Tags: , , , |

  If you’re like many people, you’d love to participate in an auction – but you’re not quite sure what to expect or how it all works, and that’s holding you back. This guide shows you what it’s like at an auction and how first-timers can get their feet wet. What Are Live Auctions Like? Live [...]

10 Collectibles NOT Worth Collecting Anymore

2018-03-20T10:17:36-04:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: Auctions|

Are you expecting those Hummel figurines to help pay your kids’ college tuition? Better hope the kids earn scholarships. Collecting is fun, but it is a perilous investment if you choose the wrong collectibles. Here are 10 once-popular collectibles that are now worth much less than people imagine… Hummel figurines once sold for hundreds of dollars [...]

No Thanks, Mom: Many Millennials Don’t Want Parents’ Furniture, Collectibles

2018-03-20T10:09:09-04:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: Auctions|

As families gather for the holidays, some parents want their adult children to leave with more than new memories. They’re hoping to unload antique furniture, collectibles and family heirlooms. But, many baby boomers are discovering their treasures aren’t valued as much as they expected. Inside Claudia Kunkel’s garage is a piece of reddish-brown wood supported by [...]

Long-lost da Vinci painting fetches $450.3 million, an auction record for art

2018-03-20T09:58:10-04:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: Auctions|

Leonardo da Vinci’s painting of Jesus Christ, “Saviour of the World,” sold for $450,312,500 on Nov. 15 at an auction in New York Leonardo da Vinci’s painting, “Saviour of the World,” sold for $450,312,500 Wednesday at auction, Christie’s said. The price, which includes a buyer’s premium, makes it “the most expensive painting ever sold at [...]

The 21 Craziest Items Ever Sold At Auction, The Price Tags Are Absolutely Insane.

2018-03-20T09:45:15-04:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: Auctions|

We're all familiar with the concept of a high-end auction: One-of-a-kind clothing, art, and jewelry is put up for bidding at places like Christie's and Sotheby's, sold to the bidder with the biggest pockets and fastest hands. But what about the lesser-known, yet still invaluable items up for sale? In other words, how much would you [...]

How to Find the Best Deals at Estate Sales & Auctions – How They Work

2018-03-20T10:22:04-04:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: Auctions, Estate Auctions|

Regardless of where you live, there’s a good chance that somewhere nearby, an estate sale is taking place. That means there are likely great bargains available. Estate sales and estate auctions are some of the best places to find great deals on used (and sometimes new) furniture, kitchenware, appliances, art, collectibles, tools, household goods, vehicles, [...]

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