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Learn about Buying at Auction
One of the most popular sale categories is automotive, if you are looking to buy a car at auction then check out our guide to car auctions, damaged vehicle auctions and intro to online car auctions.
Other guides include 4 essential tips for buying at any auction.
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Why do houses, property and real estate get auctioned?
When the market is hot generally it is a good time for property to be auctioned as there will be many bidders making a competitive environment and with the aim of achieving a high a price as possible. Other reasons for houses and property going to auction can be mortgagee repossession, liquidation or foreclosure. Continue Reading »
If the F-14 Tomcat jet isn’t your thing maybe a ex-military C-141 Starlifter Cargo Plane? No? Perhaps a Titan rocket might take your fancy? If you’re interested here is the government auction for you. Continue Reading »
Police and law enforcement departments across Australia hold regular auctions to dispose of seized goods, stolen and recovered items, unclaimed goods, proceeds of crime and much more. Ex-police equipment also ends up at auction and is highly sought after. On this page, I will provide a brief intro into both, and where to start looking for these auctions. Continue Reading »
Local, state and federal governments are a big consumer within the Australian economy and regularly need to update and replace all the items and equipment that makes all their operations tick. They often use auctions to dispose of vehicles, surplus/obsolete equipment, land and buildings, office equipment, local council machinery and much more. Continue Reading »
Trucks appear for sale at auctions for many reasons including insolvent company liquidation, repairable write-offs, written off for parts only, ex-government or ex-lease, as part of a clearing sale or excess trade-in stock from truck dealers. Continue Reading »
Computer auctions can be a great place to purchase IT equipment at with possibly large savings off retail prices. PC’s, laptops and IT equipment found at auction can come from business liquidations, ex-lease, ex-government, repossessions or private sellers. Most major capital cities in Australia feature regular weekly auctions of IT equipment. Continue Reading »
There are many services online offering gold & rare coin sales, currency auctions and heritage coin auctions along with traditional auction room sales, and it is also worth checking with national and state mints that offer regular sales of sets and occasional collection sales. Continue Reading »
Most auctions have preview days, visiting the auction site to inspect the boats gives you a chance to see which boats are of interest so you can check on there realistic value for condition/age. Continue Reading »
With a lot of antique auctions beauty and value can be in the eye of the beholder (or bidder!). Possibly the most important duty when buying expensive antiques is validating there authenticity. This can be via documentation provided ( which needs to be authenticated itself) or via industry professionals. Continue Reading »
Everyday thousands of vehicles of all shapes and sizes go under the hammer, it’s where used car dealers buy a lot of their stock and it’s where you can buy your next car too. There is the potential to save thousands, but there are few gotchas too, here’s our guide to help you on track to a bargain buy. Continue Reading »