*IMPORTANT NOTE* This was the very first post on Pawnnerd.com, published July 6th, 2013. There has been a ton of information added since this was created. Be sure to take a look around the site for more detailed information. Thanks as always, Brian! So you want to know what a pawn shop does – great! … Read more
If you have jewelry that you would like to pawn but aren’t sure what to expect, then this will help you understand the basics.
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One of the many things that pawn shops do is sell high quality, high value, pre-owned jewelry. This can mean anything from necklaces, tennis bracelets and yes, engagement rings. But is buying an engagement ring from a pawn shop a bad idea? There’s a lot of people that think that if you do, it will … Read more
Getting a quick cash pawn loan is actually easily than you might think. Just check this article out to see how you can go about doing it and if they are a fair value.
Pawning something at a pawn shop isn’t difficult. In fact, it’s probably one of the easiest things that you can do to come up with cash quickly that won’t cost you and arm and a leg down the road. Pawn shops work by making people loans against their merchandise and holding onto it for a … Read more
When it comes to buying things from pawn shops, some people get a little nervous but when it comes to laptops there might be some good reasons to be. Read this article for insight on buying laptops from pawn shops.
Have you ever heard about pawn shops or that you can pawn something to get a little cash to help you pay for an expense? Do you not know what it means? Well, let’s just explain it so that you understand exactly what it means to pawn something. A pawn is a form of short … Read more
The pawn industry can be both fun and interesting at times. In fact, I don’t know of any other business out there that is more interesting or more unique than what can happen on a day to day basis inside of a pawn shop. Every now and then I get to see some pretty cool … Read more
If you have never needed to use the services of a pawn shop then you might not know much about them. Unfortunately some people have a negative view of pawn shops, but that’s not really fair – nor are what they may be basing their views on entirely true in most cases. The truth is … Read more
This was a great question that I recently received through the ‘Ask The Nerd’ page which you can find at the top menu. If you have questions about the pawn industry then feel free to take a moment and write me – I would love to hear from you. But let’s get to answering that question … Read more
This is a bit of a unique question that I got in the from ‘Ask The Nerd‘ button, so I had to post a reply. When most people deal with their local pawn shop, they normally only see the desk clerk or whomever happens to be at the counter to help them with their loans. … Read more
When it comes to things that you can pawn most people suggest jewelry. Right off the bat – it’s the first response. But what’s second? I would say tools are the second most popular thing to pawn in a pawn shop. I’m serious, I see a lot of tools. In fact the number and quantity … Read more
Want to sell your jewelry or gold but not sure if you should sell it to a pawn shop or jewelry store? Find out the answer here.
Pawn shops are typically known for loans against collateral or possessions and are considered one of the safety forms of loans that you can make because if you are unable to repay the loan it doesn’t go against your credit score. But there are actually business that operate as both pawn shops and cash advance … Read more
Pawn shops tend to take a lot of merchandise but when you are talking about appliances like washers and dryers, very few pawn shops will take them in. They are normally just too big to store many of. 2 or 3 sets will take up a lot of space, and they aren’t incredibly valuable – … Read more
Ashley Broad, love her or hate her is probably the most distinguished member of the Hardcore Pawn cast. Yes, even more distinguished than Mr. Pawnbroker of the Year Seth. With her superior customer service skills and unique ability to see value in things the guys don’t – she is someone every pawn shop would be … Read more
Just yesterday I wrote about a law that may force some pawn shops to upload their transaction information to a third party vendor and they would then make it available to police departments. Turns out, that isn’t the only law in the works to do that – but this one is far more intrusive. I … Read more
There was a recent news story about Sioux City. They want to update their pawn ticket reporting system to something digital – leadsonline is a commonly used service. I think this is great news! Having to fill out little cards for each transaction is a major pain for pawn shops. It’s also slow and pretty ineffective for … Read more
You know, pretty much every day I hear customers tell us how much they love doing business with our pawn shop. But every now and then, I do hear something negative. It’s not often… For the most part I shrug it off, but to be honest it has gotten under my skin more than once as … Read more
It’s official, as of today Seth Gold, best known for his role in Hardcore Pawn was award the ‘Pawnbroker Of The Year’ Award in Las Vegas. The news was released today by the NPA. The NPA is correctly holding the Pawn Expo in Las Vegas, NV as they do every July. You can read more … Read more
Pawn shops have a unique role in our modern society. Some people go there to access a fast, short term loan when they need cash in an emergency. Others go to pawn shops looking for high end merchandise at rock bottom prices. Whatever reasons you might have for visiting your local pawn shop there are some … Read more
I see a lot of jewelry come through our pawn shop doors. It’s just one of those types of items that virtually everyone knows a pawn shop will take or work with for a short term cash loan or buy outright if that’s what the customer would like to do. Some people want to just … Read more
Sometimes we all hit a rough spot financially and need a little help through a rough period of time. It’s completely normal and happens to a lot of people. One of the options you have is to make a pawn load on some valuable items you may own that are in good condition and complete. … Read more