• Dealers vs Auctions

    Dealers vs. Auctions: What is the best way to sell? This is a question we often hear. There are pros and cons with both.   Dealer A dealer is unlikely to pay more than the lower-end of what something is likely to achieve at auction. …

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  • A Small World

    Ever think the world is so vast, and feel like we’re all hundreds of kilometres from each other? Sometimes I feel like that, and then something like this happens. We were engaged to manage a deceased estate in a small rural town. The old house …

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  • Things to Consider When Selling Online

    Specialist items can cause quite a conundrum when trying to value and sell. Selling online has become a great way to get a good result all from the comfort of your own home. It connects you directly to specialist collectors, ensuring you get the best price. …

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  • Size Matters

    You need to remember that when downsizing or dealing with a deceased estate, furniture size matters! And not in the way you would think. Instinctively, it is safe to assume that a 30-year old antique would be worth more today. Wine values with age, so …

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  • The Cost of Moving

    There are a lot of costs involved with downsizing, or when dealing with a deceased estate. However, people often overlook the cost of the actual move itself. These costs can rack up very quickly! And it is not just boxes, tape, and bubble wrap, either! …

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  • I want to sell some goods, I just don’t know where to sell them! Where is the best place to sell?

    Downsizing or clearing a deceased estate presents a number of challenges. One of the biggest is where and how to sell all the goods. One of the most important but often most overlooked is choosing which auction house to use.   While it is easiest to take the …

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