Monthly Archives: February 2018

Downsizing

As spring is just around the corner many people will begin to think of downsizing and getting rid of some things they seldom use any more. I think the popular term today is “de-clutter.” Whatever term you use it’s a … Continue reading

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What sells well at auction?

One question I am often asked is what kind of items sells well at auctions. Of course, anything will sell, but things do go through cycles. For instance, I recently bought an item at an auction for $5.00 that five … Continue reading

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You’ve Paid How Much to Store That?

Many people would not think of missing an episode of Storage Wars on television. It’s an entertaining program that is part real and part Hollywood. Certainly, storage auctions are real. They happen every day across the country. However, the odds of … Continue reading

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Young People Don’t Want Their Parent’s Stuff

In recent months many publications such as The New York Times and Forbes has published articles on a common problem many older adults have encountered. They have spent a lifetime collecting material things that their children do not want. There was a time when … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes at some auctions

People show up at auctions without knowing what sometimes is going on behind the scenes. Sometimes auctioneers get caught between family members who are fighting over an estate. One auctioneer recently shared how at an estate sale the family decided … Continue reading

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Why Sell at Auction?

There are many ways available today for an individual to sell their items. Many people automatically think of E-bay, Craigslist, or their local newspaper classified section when they want to dispose of property. One can also find numerous Buy-Sell-Trade sites … Continue reading

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2/17/18 Auction and Absentee Bidding

My first auction of 2018 will be held February 17 at the Venture Out Business Center in Madison, IN. Most of my auctions are held on Tuesday evenings, but this one will be on Saturday. We have a lot of … Continue reading

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