Jul 29, 2018
Provenance. What is it? How do you research it and prove it? It’s all about the story behind the item. Building and collecting the story behind an item is the way you maximize that item’s value. How do you get started?
Jul 22, 2018
What's HOT and what's NOT in the market… Did you miss the trend? What - and when - will the next one be? What’s increasing in value as we speak, and what’s bottomed out?
Jul 14, 2018
Where can you buy and sell? What are the advantages and disadvantages of selling in different ways - from yard sales to auctions to internet to collector sales - and more!
Jul 8, 2018
WHY is something worth what it is. The art of appraisals. Establishing the fair market value. Importance of location, past sale history, research. How market changes impact value - time, tastes, comps, etc. Figuring in costs such as buyer's premiums, shipping. What is selling under duress? Liquidation value....
Jul 1, 2018
Geography may be your biggest influence to determine what your market will be. Part-timer or an all-in career collector? Building your customer base that is specific to you. And building your network of resources in other areas who can help you. Why is continuity important to your business? Knowledge is power....