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Auction Terminology
Auction Terminology
If you’re going to buy or sell at auction, it’s helpful to know the main terms used....
Buying a Car at An Auction
Buying a Car at An Auction
Car auctions can be tricky; in fact, your best bet when buying a car at auction might be to use eBay....
Buying a Residential Property at Auction
Buying a Residential Property at Auction
You can find good housing deals at a residential property auction, but you need to be very well-prepared before bidding....
Collectible Auctions
Collectible Auctions
Collectibles are booming, and auctions for them find prices spiralling higher and higher....
Dos and Don'ts for Charity Auctions
Dos and Don'ts for Charity Auctions
Even though charity auctions are for a great cause, there are still some dangers to beware of....
Five Things to Beware of With TV Auctions
Five Things to Beware of With TV Auctions
TV auction channels can be a lot of fun but there are certain things to beware of....
How Charity Auctions Work?
How Charity Auctions Work?
Charity auctions are a great way to raise money for a good cause....
How Do Reverse Auctions Work?
How Do Reverse Auctions Work?
A reverse auction is mostly for businesses, although you can find variants of the idea used in the consumer market....
How to Buy Art at Auction
How to Buy Art at Auction
Art auctions are often the most high profile of auctions. But there are smaller events where you can find bargains – but you still need to know your art!...
How to Buy Commercial Property at Auction
How to Buy Commercial Property at Auction
If you’re planning on bidding on commercial property, you need to be very thorough in your research and consider many factors before you bid....
How to Organise Your Own Charity Auction
How to Organise Your Own Charity Auction
Charity auctions are a great way of raising money - and they're not that difficult to organise....
How to Research a Property Properly
How to Research a Property Properly
Buying at auction can be risky business but you'll be a lot safer if you make sure you do your research properly....
How to Use Online Auctions
How to Use Online Auctions
The online auction market began in 1995, and largely thanks to eBay it’s become a massive business, opening auctions to ordinary people for the first time....
In-Person Auctions and Auction By Proxy
In-Person Auctions and Auction By Proxy
Auctions have been known to exist since 500 B.C. and remain and popular way of obtaining everything from small items to valuable paintings by bidding on them....
Police and Government Recovered Property Auctions
Police and Government Recovered Property Auctions
How do the police get rid of confiscated property, and what happens to stuff the government no longer needs? In many cases it’s auctioned off, and that can mean a…...
The History of Auctions
The History of Auctions
Auctions have been around a long, long time, with the first one recorded in 550 BC in Greece – and now auctions are a major component of online life....
The Role of a Auction House
The Role of a Auction House
Auction houses connect buyers and sellers of items, and make money by charging a commission on items sold through their auctions....
The Role of an Auctioneer
The Role of an Auctioneer
Auctioneers are not just responsible for slamming down the hammer. Indeed an auctioneers day is often varied and jam packed!...
TV Auction Channels: How Do They Work?
TV Auction Channels: How Do They Work?
TV auctions are becoming ever more popular but how do they work?...
Unusual Property Auctions
Unusual Property Auctions
Property auctions are a great way to find a unique property but remember, research is crucial....
Wine Auctions
Wine Auctions
Wine auctions are very specialised. Don’t expect to make a killing or pick up wonderful bargains – but these tips can help you find your way among the professionals....
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