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Sell my goods at auction? 

Selling your goods at an auction house is often seen as the best way  to sell for the highest price. 

Unfortunately, it is very rare that a property can reach a sale price above the high estimate.

Indeed, auction houses make two kinds of estimates which aim to inform buyers of the value given to a jewel.


These estimates are often presented in two ways:

  1. low estimate 

  2. estimation between a low price and a high price

Often the sale price often remains below the high estimate, taking into account that the majority of buyers are not experts and are looking for good deals. 

It should also be taken into account that there is a commission on the amount of the sale. This commission payable to the auction house varies between 10-20% depending on the value of the property.

When we hold compte detous these parameters, putting your goods up for auction is oftensynonyms  of disappointment because the sale has taken place and it is not possible to go back. 

Of course, it also happens that the auctions fly above the estimates, but these situations are rare and mainly happen on very rare or exceptional goods. always appraises a property at its true value, without deduction of fees or commissions. 

Do not hesitate to ask us for a free and non-binding expertise! 

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