Category: Auction Information

Tips for Choosing an Auction Company

Are you planning to auction off real estate, heavy-duty equipment, vehicles, antiques, or household items at some point in the near future? Before you do, you should do your homework and find the best auction company for the job. You are going to want an auction company known for professionalism in your corner so that… Read more »

Reserved vs. Absolute Auctions: Which Is Best for You?

If you work in the agricultural industry or own a commercial company and you have an interest in selling off old equipment, one of the best ways to do it is by holding an auction. Auctions will allow interested buyers to place bids on the items you are looking to sell, and they can drive… Read more »

Do Some Spring Cleaning of Your Assets

Are you ready to do your spring cleaning? The season is quickly approaching where we find creative ways to free the clutter in our lives. Some people use this time to clean the playroom to get rid of the toys their kids no longer use or by finally cleaning out the garage. It can also… Read more »

Grow Your Business at Commercial Auctions

Are you interested in purchasing fixtures, displays, registers and other equipment for your business? You could go out and spend a fortune by buying new items, but you could also save a lot of money by purchasing all of these items and more at a commercial auction. Wilson Auction & Realty specializes in holding commercial… Read more »

Six Tips for Attending Your First Auction

Auctions can be a wonderful place to find good prices on everything from real estate to things for the home and sometimes even amazing antiques or rarities.   Attending your first auction can be a little overwhelming, especially if you’re not sure of the process. Follow these six tips and you’ll be ready for your… Read more »

Understanding the Buyer’s Premium

  In some auctions, a buyer’s premium is included as a fee that the winner of the auction pays on top of the hammer price (or the final auction price) to the auction house. It’s usually a percentage fee, ranging anywhere from 12 percent to 25 percent, and most auction houses that regularly charge buyer’s… Read more »

Buying a Home at Auction

Real estate auctions provide an alternative means of property acquisition to the traditional real estate agent-buyer/seller dynamic. Many real estate investors will only buy at auction, citing the advantages for both buyers and sellers. For starters, bidders determine the property selling price. This subsequently determines the true real estate value and is a good reflection… Read more »

Finding the Right Auction House

When it comes time for you to get rid of something worth a certain value, you can sell it outright to someone or you can determine whether or not you want to auction it off. There are so many different auction houses to choose from around the world, and each of these auction houses has… Read more »

High Demand, High Return at Auction

Some of the best deals can be found at auction. The best prices and return can be found on everything from real estate, machinery and collectible from all eras can be found at auction. And all are in high demand for auctioneers and buyers. Auction attendees like a wide variety of products at good prices… Read more »

Understanding “Auction Chant”

Maybe your only experience of hearing the melodic chant of an auctioneer is spending a Saturday afternoon around the TV, watching PBS.     Or maybe you were brought up around the authentic experience of actually going to auctions every Saturday with your family. Either way, the chant you experience at an auction house has… Read more »