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by Dr. Lori Verderame

Watch Dr. Lori recount a true story at one of her antiques appraisal events about a valuable old bottle that resold for $60,000 after somebody bought it for only $1,200 on a well-known auction website. Listen how this affects you and the money you are losing when you are researching and using online auction sites as a price guide to value your antiques. Big mistake. If you know your stuff about old bottles, you could have been the one who bought the bottle at a good price from the seller who didn’t know. You can still find valuables shopping at online auctions. Read other stories about using online auctions as price guides.

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3 Estate Sale Liquidating Tips

3 Estate Sale Liquidating Tips

Are you settling an estate? Need to sell all of Grandma's belongings for top dollar in order to pay bills or to get your inheritance? Ph.D. Antiques Appraiser Dr. Lori reveals three estate sale tips you must know. Based on actual stories from people Dr. Lori has met over the years appraising their antiques after they've held their estate sale auction and were victims, losing money during an estate sale. If you want to make the most money selling Grandma's antiques, you have to avoid these traps set by unscrupulous estate sale folks and auctioneers.

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