Category: Real Estate Auctions

Real Estate Auctions: What to Know

Tips for Buying a Home at an Auction

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 Before attending an auction, it’s important to understand what type… Read more »

Bidder’s Choice: What Does it Mean?

Definition of Bidders Choice

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” that quite possibly could be the most essential term you… Read more »

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 »

Common Auction Mistakes

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 located. This can be… 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 »

Tips for First Time Auction Goers

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 things to keep in mind to make your experience as smooth and enjoyable… Read more »

Our App Will Ease the Bidding Process

According to Think With Google, apps are now an integral part of our daily lives, with people spending an average of 30 hours per month on them. As the common saying goes, “there’s an app for that” and yes indeed we have an app for auctioning. We are thrilled to offer you our Smith &… Read more »

Why Real Estate is a Smart Investment

The old song goes, “Oh, give me land, lots of land, under starry skies above– don’t fence me in.” That lyric resonates with a lot of people, especially those who call Oklahoma home. One of the reasons people like living in Oklahoma is that they can don’t have to feel crowded by neighbors if they… Read more »

The Benefits of a Real Estate Auction

Trying to buy or sell a home or property on your own can become a headache and a hassle. What if few, if any, people are interested in it? How are you supposed to inform others that you’ve got something for sale or that you have a certain kind of place in mind to buy?… Read more »

Real Estate Auction Etiquette

Real estate auctions are very common, especially recently with the surge of foreclosures. A potential homebuyer can certainly purchase a great home from auction at a very affordable price. However, there are things you must know about the auction process and how to approach this circumstance appropriately.   Before you attend your first real estate… Read more »