Choosing the Right Auction Company is a Critical Decision

Choosing the right auction company is critical since you want to get the most money for whatever it is that you’re selling, and you also want the auction company to help make the whole process go smoothly, without stress or problems. Auctions can definitely help speed up a sale process. Motivated buyers utilize auctions to… Read more »

Keep These Things in Mind Regarding Liquidation Auctions

What happens when a company is going out of business? Typically, they try to sell off their assets (such as machinery/equipment) in order to make some money. One of the ways they do that is through a liquidation sale. Or they might do an auction. What’s the difference? Liquidation Process Typically, a liquidation sale involves… Read more »

The Differences Between Buying Something Via Auction Vs a Negotiation

You have something to sell. You want someone to buy it. Should you sell it at auction or negotiate the sale price with a potential buyer? Or you’re a buyer– do you want to buy something via auction or would you rather negotiate the price over time, one-on-one? Auction Buying Auctions are popular primarily because… Read more »

Market Value vs Auction Value

When you think about things, they have value, don’t they? With regards to auctions, there’s something known as auction value versus market value. What are these and what are their differences? Differences Between Market Value and Auction Value Well, consider a piece of property as an example. You might have a house on one acre… Read more »

What Makes a Good Auctioneer?

Wilson Auction & Realty conducts numerous auctions throughout the year. With that in mind, what makes a good auctioneer? Showmanship Oftentimes, a good auctioneer is known for his or her showmanship and style. In a way, an auctioneer is a lot like an entertainer. They share a similar mindset. After all, they’re standing in front… Read more »

What Not to Do At Auctions

Some people have been attending auctions for years, and they’ll have some stories to share, for sure! Others are new to auctions and might not know too much about how auctions work. For those who are fairly new to “the auction world,” here are some tips regarding what not to do at auctions… Strategic Thinking… Read more »

How to Be a Successful Bidder at Farm Auctions

Farm auctions can be fun and lucrative. Wilson Auction & Realty Company handles several farm auctions each year in Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan. Notably, farm auctions are beneficial to both sellers and buyers. Put simply, the auction system means you are either obtaining or selling equipment at fair market prices. And if you’re buying at… Read more »

Ignore These Property Auction Myths

Wilson Auction & Realty Company handles residential real estate and land auctions as well as commercial property auctions in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan. What are some property auction myths that most people assume are true, but they’re not? Only Foreclosed Properties Are available One of the main property auction myths is that whatever’s up for… Read more »

The Benefits of Buying a Car at an Auction

What are some of the benefits of buying a car at an auction?  Access to Exclusive Cars Some auctions are open to both dealers and regular folks. That means you gain access to the “exclusive” cars that dealers bid on! Great Price Points One of the best benefits of buying a car at an auction… Read more »