Category: Real Estate Auctions

Einstein, Sinatra, and Rockefeller: Big Names Hit the Auction Block

Albert Einstein Auction

Hot items have been recently hitting the auction block across the country. From a letter written by Albert Einstein, to jewels from famous names like Sinatra and Rockefeller, the auction scene is ripe with exciting items sold and up for bid. Albert Einstein’s letter sold for approximately $2.9 million The year before he died in… Read more »

“Wizard of Oz” Draft Scripts Will Hit the Auction Block in December

It has been nearly 80 years since we skipped down the Yellow Brick Road with Kansas farm girl Dorothy and her three loyal pals: the Tin Man, the Scarecrow, and the Lion. Timeless and classic as ever, “The Wizard of Oz” still delights audiences young and old with its catchy show tunes, dazzling colors, and… Read more »

A Look Inside the Upcoming Stephen Hawking Auction

Stephen Hawking Quote

On March 14, 2018, we lost one of the world’s most brilliant scientific minds. A Cambridge theoretical physicist known for his contributions to cosmology, general relativity, and quantum gravity, Professor Stephen Hawking changed the world for the better with his amazing discoveries and unwavering zest for understanding the universe. Stephen Hawking suffered from Lou Gehrig’s… Read more »

Marilyn Monroe’s 1956 Ford Thunderbird Hits the Auction Block this November

Marilyn Monroe Ford Thunderbird

Few people reach the iconic status that Marilyn Monroe did, and 56 years after her death, she’s still making headlines. Monroe’s 1956 Ford Thunderbird is set to come to auction Later this year, the Thunderbird will hit the auction block and fans are floored over the opportunity to own her iconic car. The car is… Read more »

Auction Chant: How to Better Understand the Auctioneer

Learn the Language of an 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 basic elements of an auction chant An auction chant basically… Read more »

How to Score a Bargain at a Live Auction

Finding a Deal at an 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 value of an item can be appraised and debated. That’s… Read more »

How to Succeed at Buying Land at an Auction

Someone Bought Land through 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 prepared Often, the team of real… Read more »

A Guide to Live Auction Etiquette

People putting up bids at an auction

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 something you’re… Read more »

Four Benefits of Buying Heavy Equipment at an Auction

Tools and Equipment Auctions in OK

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 can come in handy. Prices that will fit… Read more »