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Ten Reasons to Hit Up the Auction This Winter

By Meghan M.M. Trimm

Sponsored by Beloit Auction & Realty

Winter might be cold and desolate, but at the auction there is plenty of warmth and wonder. In fact, heading to the auction house might be one of the best outings you take this time of year.

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Why Buy at Auction: Eight Reasons Auctions Work

By Meghan M.M. Trimm
Sponsored by Beloit Auction

Auctions are a one-of-a-kind buying experience that has a lot of perks. Yet, only 26% of consumers take advantage of the auction process on annual indicator days such as Black Friday. The good news is there are a million reasons to jump in and realize the benefits of buying at auction.

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Market Factors: Beloit Real Estate on the Rise

By Meghan M.M. Trimm
Sponsored by Beloit Auction

The real estate market is changing. Even in the little city of Beloit, WI, housing prices are on the rise. This is set to disrupt the buyer’s market we’ve been experiencing. Even as these changes come steady, affected by factors such as interest rates,

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Highland Ave House Brings Bomb Shelters Back

Sponsored by Beloit Auction
By Meghan M.M. Trimm

Beloit is a small city with a hidden history that echoes greater American trends. Beloit Auction has the privilege of sorting out historical items from Beloiters’ everyday lives and helping them find new homes. We sell a lot of houses too.

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Five DIY Halloween Theme Ideas from Second Hand

Sponsored by Beloit Auction & Realty
By Meghan M.M. Trimm

What’s the best way to get everything you need for your Halloween style at great prices? You know the answer: Buy it second hand and decorate in DIY style. And where better to get great deals than at the auction.

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The Intertwined Histories of Famous Gun Makers

Sponsored by Beloit Auction & Realty
By Meghan M.M. Trimm

Smith & Wesson, Winchester, Western, Colt, and Remington… Most people will recognize the names, but few people know the fascinating and sometimes intertwined histories of these legendary gun and ammunition makers. Remington was first.  

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Auction Psyche: Frugal Tricks to Walk Away a Winner

Sponsored by Beloit Auction & Realty

By Meghan M.M. Trimm

When I go to the auction I feel like I am using occlumency—a term from the Harry Potter Series that means defense of the mind. The deals are so good and the competition is intoxicating;

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Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Hatpins

About Hatpins. Art Nouvaeu. Victorian.

Sponsored by Beloit Auction & Realty

By Meghan M.M. Trimm

I recently became intimately acquainted with a collection of almost one thousand hatpins. In cataloging and learning to describe them, I found myself immersed in Mrs.

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Auctions are the Greenest

by Meghan M.M. Trimm

There are a million ways to save the planet. Reduce waste. Recycle and buy recycled goods. Keep things out of the landfills; reuse what you can. These are all well-recognized ways individuals and industries can make a positive impact on the world we live in.

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Best Advice for Starting a Resale Business

by Meghan M.M. Trimm

If you’ve ever been to an auction you know really cool items often go for a fraction of their retail price. This phenomenon is a catalyst for many auction lovers to get into resale. Resale businesses can take many forms from antique booths to virtual storefronts.

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