Three Antiques Values you Must Know

Sell your antiques for what they are really worth by understanding the differences in appraisal values, asking prices, and purchase offers for your antiques. Once you know the difference, you'll be able to sell your antique for top dollar.

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How to Negotiate Buying Jewelry

Tips to use the next time you visit a jewelry store to get the best deal. Understand the markup, best time to buy and how to pay for your purchase. Negotiating is easy if you follow these guidelines and know the inside track.

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Antiques Market Myths

Read three common myths about today's antiques market and why they are not true as they relate to the internet, young people and the condition of your antiques. Understand these tips and it will help you sell your items.

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Negotiate when Antiques Shopping

Follow these simple tips when shopping for antiques to get a bargain at antiques shops and flea markets. Everybody should negotiate regardless of the antique and here is how to do it.

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Real Story about Estate Sales

Understand the pitfalls of hosting and buying antiques at Estate Sales. Are you really getting what is advertised? Are they a safe way to make money when downsizing or settling an estate? Dr. Lori reveals three little known facts that will surprise you.

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Avoid Foolish Tests on Antiques

Don’t try these tests! Tips to avoid three common tests which claim to help you determine the type of antique you have, but will only cause you trouble. Acid, scratching, and matches should not be used since they will damage a valuable antique causing you to lose a lot of money. Plus, you could be hurt in the process.

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Myths about Paintings and Value

Don’t fall for these tricks and traps when buying paintings at an art gallery or flea market, when selling paintings from your family’s estate or when doing research on a painting. Myths are dispelled about the value of paintings when an artist dies, when artists are self-taught, and if paintings are not signed.

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Don’t Sell these Collectibles Now

Antiques markets fluctuate just like the real estate and stock markets. Avoid selling these three categories of antiques now. Wait until the markets return so you can get top dollar when you sell.

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Values: Auction, Insurance, Retail

Tips explaining what these different values mean in the world of antiques. Understand which values are high, which are low and why. Dr. Lori outlines why it is best to buy at auction and sell at retail.

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Three Most Valuable Antiques

How do you know what is valuable in your house? Dr. Lori outlines the three most valuable items that are always worth money. Memorize this short list and always spot a valuable when shopping at a flea market and antiques shop or when downsizing and settling an estate.

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