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Selling everything from farm machinery to 3100-acre ranches, we are Northwest Oklahoma’s choice for all of your land auctions and real estate needs.

Auction Chant: How to Better Understand the Auctioneer

It’s no surprise that many people find it confusing to unpack exactly what an auctioneer is saying. Auctioneers are required to be very specific with their language, but we’re here to help you decipher the chant so you’re better prepared for your next auction! The...

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How to Score a Bargain at a Live Auction

Live auctions can be both exciting, and intense. They’re incredibly fast-paced events, where auction-goers bid against one another in a format that can be dizzying if you’re new to it. But actually, live auctions are a great place to find a deal—it’s where the real...

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How to Succeed at Buying Land at an Auction

A land auction offers one of the easiest ways to invest in property. The process is very straightforward, and every potential buyer is placed on a level playing field. Here are a few things to know in order to be successful at your next land auction! Research and be...

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A Guide to Live Auction Etiquette

Planning on attending a live auction but unsure of the proper etiquette? Read on for some helpful tips so that you’ll be ready to start bidding! Do: Bid for what you want Only bid for items you really want to win. Try not to get caught up in the excitement and bid on...

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Four Benefits of Buying Heavy Equipment at an Auction

Purchasing the right heavy equipment is no small feat. It can be difficult to find the exact equipment you need for an upcoming construction project or farming plan, especially at the time and price tag you want it at. That’s where buying heavy equipment at an auction...

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Real Estate Auctions: What to Know

It is becoming more popular for home buyers to look towards real estate auctions for their big purchase. However, before taking on the auction block, there are a few key things to understand in order to achieve success. The different types of real estate auctions...

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Bidder’s Choice: What Does it Mean?

Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or just a beginner, everyone can agree that the extensive vocabulary you hear at an auction can be a little overwhelming. Between the statement, the hammer and the rhythmic chant, there’s a lot to take in, but it’s “bidder’s choice”...

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How to Possibly Get a Bargain at an Auction

If you love shopping for the best deals, then you’re sure to enjoy attending an auction! There are all kinds of great deals to be had, from large properties to small trinkets. So what can you do to find the best bargains? Attend an auction preview Auction previews...

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Common Auction Mistakes

Advertising on social media In this day and age, you may be tempted to post photos and information about your items on social media ahead of your auction. But this can put the security of your items at risk, as people will be better able to find out where they are...

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Auctioneer Terms You’ll Want to Learn

At auctions, you can expect auctioneers talking a mile a minute and buyers waving their paddles in the air. So how are people able to keep up enough to actually make a bid? Knowing common auctioneer terms can be the key to success. Auction...

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All About Auction Chant

Auctions can be exciting to attend, with the anticipation of who will be the highest bidder and the auctioneer talking a mile a minute. But have you ever wondered why they talk so fast? There’s more to it than you might think! Tradition Known as “the chant,”...

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Do You Know the History of Auctions?

Did you know that auctions have been around for over 2,000 years? The practice of people gathering in groups and bidding to purchase different objects, whether it’s land, jewelry or homes, has been a part of our history for many generations. Ancient Greek records show...

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Exploring Different Auction Types

When you think about an auction, images of a fast-talking auctioneer standing on a stage in front of an audience raising bid paddles are likely to come to mind. But did you know that there are actually several different types of auctions? Absolute auction An absolute...

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Tips for First Time Auction Goers

Heading to your first auction? You’re in for a treat! You’ll be enjoying one of America’s most popular pastimes while finding some great deals on unique items you can’t get anywhere else. If you’re new to auctions, however, there are a few...

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Tips for Choosing an Auction Company

Holding an auction can be a great way to sell all kinds of things, from homes to antiques to farm equipment and more. To have a successful auction, you’ll want to go through a reputable company. But how do you know what to look for? Here are some top tips for choosing...

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Reasons to Sell at Auctions

These days, there are so many different ways to sell your personal property due to advancements in technology. The options may seem endless, but the best way to sell your items, including antiques, farm equipment and even real estate, is at an auction. Need some...

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Proper Steps to Buying Farm Equipment at an Auction

If you are on a budget, buying farm equipment at an auction is a great way to save money. At auctions, it’s typical to find good bargains where farmers can get high-quality equipment at a lower price than buying retail. Try not to go to an auction blindsided. If you...

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Contact Smith & Co. Auction & Realty

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