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 convincing? Let us tell you why you should be selling your belongings at auctions:

You’ll reach a large audience of enthusiastic potential buyers
Auctions aren’t just a way of buying and selling things – they’re also a form of entertainment. More than half of all Americans have attended a live auction, and 75% of them bring the entire family when they go. Why do so many people enjoy attending auctions? According to a recent survey by the National Auctioneers’ Association, 83% think they’re “an exciting way to get good deals,” and 65% go to find “exciting items they wouldn’t otherwise purchase.”

It’s a quick, efficient way to sell
Auctioneers do a great job of getting the word out about their sales, generating interest in the items you want to auction. Instead of wondering when and if your item will sell, an auctioneer will set a specific time and date for the sale. What’s more, there’s no haggling or negotiating – the auctioneer determines the starting price, and things can only go up from there!

If you’re interested in selling items at auction, Smith & Co. can help. We hold up to 80 live auctions a year, and have the staff, equipment and experience to make them a success. Give us a call today at 580-254-3975 to find out more!