Category Archives: Business Tips

Business owners incur plenty of costs. From employee salaries to rent to equipment — the list goes on and on. One thing businesses might not think about is the depreciation of their equipment. Do the old computers your employees use cost your business unnecessary money? Should you have sold that construction tractor three years ago […]

Two of the main forms of liquidation auctions held at Dakil Auctioneers, Inc. are for restaurants and businesses. We recently covered what home chefs and restaurateurs should know before attending a restaurant liquidation auction, so as a follow up to that, we will discuss what buyers and sellers should know when going to a business […]

No matter what you have to sell at auction, you’ll generate the most interest – and potentially a higher selling price – by taking the time to prepare and organize your items. From giving your pieces a thorough cleaning to providing as much information about big ticket items as possible, these ideas will help you […]

When starting a new business or running an existing one you have many decisions. Should you buy new equipment or used? What are the pros and cons?

  “… The back of the paper for notices of restaurant auctions. As you’ve probably gathered by now, restaurants go out of business all the time, and have to sell off their equipment quickly…before the marshals do it for them.” – Anthony Bourdain, Kitchen Confidential       It’s no secret that opening up a […]

When large companies have surplus equipment, you can bet plenty turn to auction houses to get that machinery off the books.  Auctions can be a great resource for companies of all sizes to add to their inventory of large equipment at low prices.   There are many things, however, to be taken into consideration when buying equipment at […]

If you’re trying to throw a successful gift basket auction at school, one thing that is important to realize is that the success of the event will likely depend heavily on the gift baskets themselves. School auctions can be a great way to raise funds for a variety of different programs, especially those that take […]

A charity auction, a silent auction or any other type of gala should always be executed in a very specific way for the best possible results. These types of events are designed to raise money, either for some type of local charity or for the organization hosting the event itself. In order to raise the […]

At a Dakil Auctioneers, we love to think about how to make our events buzz with enthusiasm – how to get bidders excited enough to jump in the bidding and drive up prices. Sometimes it feels like trying to capture lightning in a bottle – but we have some tried and true techniques that always manage […]

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9:00 AM Spring 2017 Heavy Equipment Auction
Spring 2017 Heavy Equipment Auction
Apr 1 @ 9:00 AM
Spring 2017 Heavy Equipment Auction
OG&E – ENABLE MIDSTREAM – ONG – OTHER CONTRACTORS TRUCKS – EQUIPMENT – VEHICLES – TRAILERS – BOATS – RVS Date & Time Saturday, April 1st, 2017 – 9:00am Location & Directions Items Located &[...]
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OKC Garage & CNG of OKC
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OKC Garage & CNG of OKC
Date & Time Thursday, April 6th, 2017 – 10:00am Location & Directions Items Located At: 14800 Metro Plaza Blvd Edmond, OK Auction To Be Held At: Dakil Auctioneers, Inc. 200 NW 114th St. Oklahoma City,[...]
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6:00 PM Absolute Estate Auction
Absolute Estate Auction
Apr 13 @ 6:00 PM
Date & Time Thursday, April 13th, 2017 – 6:00pm Location & Directions Items Located At: 3766 E Robinson St. Norman, OK Auction To Be Held At: Dakil Auctioneers, Inc. 200 NW 114th St., Oklahoma City,[...]
6:00 PM April 2017 Real Estate Auction
April 2017 Real Estate Auction
Apr 13 @ 6:00 PM
Date & Time Thursday, April 13th, 2017 – 6:00pm Location & Directions Auction To Be Held At: Dakil Auctioneers, Inc. 200 NW 114th St., Oklahoma City, OK Sale Information Registration will begin at 5:00pm on[...]
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14
Fri
10:00 AM Real Estate Auction – Shawnee, OK
Real Estate Auction – Shawnee, OK
Apr 14 @ 10:00 AM
Date & Time Friday, April 14th, 2017 – 10:00am Location & Directions 2305 Robinwood Circle Shawnee, OK Sale Information Registration will begin at 9:00am on the day of the auction at the property. Open Houses[...]