3 Mistakes Liquidating Antiques

Are you downsizing and trying to determine trash from treasure? Don’t fall victim and lose money to these three common mistakes. Ph.D. Antiques Appraiser Dr. Lori reveals mistakes people make with sterling silver, Brown furniture, and all the other stuff in your home.

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3 Vintage Handbag Value Tips

Wondering what those vintage handbags you bought at yard sales and flea markets are really worth? How can you tell? Discover how to identify valuable handbags by their hardware, lining, style and materials including lucite, plastic, snake skin and others types for value.

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3 Online Research Problems

Are you getting mixed comments and information when researching your antiques online? Are you simply finding nothing about the antique? Ph.D. antiques appraiser Dr. Lori outlines three online researching problems as it relates to your antiques and flea market finds. Find out why you are having problems and make sure that you are getting correct research information about your painting, jewelry, furniture and other pieces.

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Selling Antiques to Millennials

Trying to sell your antiques? Are you downsizing and don’t know what to do with your family heirlooms? Have you asked your grandkids or the Millennials you know? Millennials are the biggest antiques selling secret out there that nobody wants you to know. See real life examples that Dr. Lori has discovered as Millennials bring her their antiques. Once you know why Millennials want antiques, you can target and sell your antiques to them.

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Values: Lincoln, Tiffany, & Quilts

Got a valuable inheritance? Don’t overlook it. You probably make the mistake of thinking your family has nothing of value. Resellers prey on this belief so they get bargains from you for less. See three families just like yours where Dr. Lori identified valuable antiques passed down to the next generation.

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Three Tips about Diamonds

Are you buying or trying to value an antique diamond ring or piece of diamond jewelry? Sure, you know the 5C’s for diamonds, but what are they not telling you? Read the secrets about cut, carat weight, and color grades that affect the value and appraisals of diamonds.

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3 Valuables in your House

Do you spend your time shopping at yard sales and auctions trying to find that valuable antique? Have you looked in your home or grandma’s attic or basement first? Valuables like duck decoys, Belleek, and pottery are right in your house. Discover three valuables and antiques found in homes just like yours, grandma’s and even grandfather’s. Did you miss these in your house?

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3 Guidelines to Selling Antiques

Trying to sell your antiques or get them appraised, valued and identified? Don’t get ripped off. Read these three tips that involve your address, friends, and busy schedule that will help you avoid getting taken. You need to make money, not lose it.

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Three Finds at Yard Sales

Are you a yard sale shopper, trying to find that valuable antique, book or painting? Well, read three true stories of yard sale finds that were discovered by Dr. Lori at her popular antiques appraisal events. See what antiques and collectibles to look for so you don’t miss a 10,000 dollar book among other valuables.

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3 Tips to Set Selling Prices

How do you set your prices when selling antiques? Do you price it high or low? Which is better? Should you or the buyer set the price? Should you listen to your neighbors or rumors about the value of your blanket chest or wall clock? Understand my tips and get top dollar.

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