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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.
Where to Bid and Buy? Auction Room directory by state:
A list of Australian auction rooms and auctioneers, if you have a favorite destination or would like to list your business, please let us know here
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The sites presented here, offer ‘Consumer to Consumer’ auction sites like eBay, e.g. where individual sellers can list goods for sale. Whilst none of these sites come close to having the mass of eBay, it’s worth remembering that eBay has been online for over a decade while most of these sites are less than 2 or 3 years old and are solely Australian focused. Continue Reading »
Art auction houses can acquire merchandise to sell at auction via consignment, complete estate or estates, excess or unsold stock from artist collections, galleries and private sellers. Continue Reading »
The first rule of buying at auction is to do your research, because being an informed buyer is your responsibility and gives you the best chance of getting what you want at the right price. Take advantage of the auction preview which will give you time to evaluate and inspect the property. Continue Reading »
Book auctions can be a great way to find unique titles and rare books as well as books that have no use to there previous owner whether it be an unwanted Christmas present or shelf clearance. Continue Reading »
Some may consider stamp collection and trading as a mundane pastime and that couldn’t be further from the truth. Philatelic auctions and online sales of rare stamps can be fiercely battled and incredible prices reached with some Australian stamps reaching the $100,000’s and overseas prices in the millions have often been reached. Continue Reading »
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 »