Category: Auction Facts

How to Possibly Get a Bargain at an Auction

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 give you an opportunity to take a… Read more »

All About Auction Chant

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,” auctioneers’ fast-talking styles date back to the 1920s…. Read more »

Do You Know the History of Auctions?

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 evidence of auctions taking place as long ago as 500… Read more »

Exploring Different Auction Types

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 auction is the most common type of auction in… Read more »