Auctions 101 – Buyer, be prepared.

Auctions are exciting and can be an excellent way for consumers to both learn about and purchase a favorite make and model. These fast-paced events, however, also require careful preparation. Here are a few pointers for you…

Scottsdale Auctions Confirm Robust Market for 2014

1958 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder

In mid-January, car enthusiasts from around the world gathered in Scottsdale, Arizona to participate in what is becoming the second-largest car event in the United States. The week is also considered by many to be the defining event for the upcoming year’s market strength, and all indications point to a recovering economy, strong markets, record-breaking sales and bright prospects for 2014.

Gear Up for Scottsdale – Auction Action

Scottsdale is again readying for the arrival of thousands of enthusiasts expected to attend the 14th annual classic and vintage car auction events beginning January 12, 2014. Premier Financial Services Vice President of National Sales Doug Ewing, Southwest Sales Manager Michelle Yancey, and West Coast Sales Manager Juan Garcia will be on hand to meet clients and friends throughout the week.

The Monterey Auctions – 2012 brought results to believe in.

1935 Mercedes Benz SSK

It has been reported that Monterey’s 2012 vintage car auctions, conducted August 16-19, collectively totaled over $250 million, a sum that represents an increase of more than 30% over last year.

Leading the pack was Gooding & Company at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, which raked in more than $113.7 million for 110 lots sold, a world record total for an auto…