Category Archives: Auction

Letting go

Earlier this week I had a call from a lady who had stored her father’s belongings for several years after he had moved in with her family. She said she was tired of paying rent to a storage facility and … Continue reading

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The Pain of Downsizing

As the Baby Boomer generation (my generation) continues to age many of us find it necessary to downsize. Our dream homes are fast becoming nightmares due to the size of the home, the amount of yard we need to manage, … Continue reading

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What a Weekend!

I apologize for not writing lately, but I’ve been quite busy. I had two auctions in the past couple of weeks along with my responsibilities at the church. The first auction was a consignment auction that featured a lot of … Continue reading

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It’s OK to Have Fun at Work

We had a great time at our auction this past Tuesday evening. Not only did we sell a lot of really great items, we had a lot of fun doing it. I have four people work the auction ring while … Continue reading

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Details are Important

Today we start setting up for our auction tomorrow. My grandson, Tyler, and I will begin around 8:00 hauling items to the auction site and spend the entire day hauling items and setting them out for display. We normally work … Continue reading

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Feast or Famine

I’ve struggled this year getting the number of auctions I wanted. My goal was to do about two auctions a month in 2018. Now, I admit that I am a little picky about the auctions I do. Unless the merchandise … Continue reading

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Appraisals

Occasionally, auctioneers are asked to write an appraisal for an estate. Many people do not realize that there are different types of appraisals for personal property, and the appraised value of the estate will depend on which type of appraisal … Continue reading

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