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
We’ve all been there. Unexpected bills roll in. Maybe a sudden expense. Maybe you just got sick and couldn’t work as much as you had hoped to and you ended up short this paycheck. So what do you do when that happens? Well one options is to get a short term loan to help get … Read more
If you haven’t seen it yet – I put a question page up on the blog so that you can ask me questions directly. If you have a question about the pawn industry, just leave me a question and if it’s particularly interesting I’ll be happy to answer it in a blog post dedicated just … Read more
Other Details on Pawning Medical Devices Generally speaking, you will want to make sure that whatever you are taking to the pawn shop is very clean and in good working order. Cleanliness is by far the most important factor though. Keep in mind, medical devices normally touch someone’s body. If you forfeit a medical device, … Read more
Notes: I can’t stress this enough… MAKE SURE you have the boxes and presentation stands or cases with you when you take a diecast car to a pawnshop. If the box has previously been opened, don’t try to misrepresent it otherwise, it’s pretty easy to tell when something has been unsealed. If you displayed your … Read more
Personal Experience: In all my years behind the counter of a pawn shop, it would have been very rare to see someone come in with some Matchbox cars to make a loan on, but it did happen a few times. Even the most sought after matchbox cars only fetch between $10-$25 on eBay at most, … 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
Legacy PawnNerd Article/Notes So can you pawn a broken iPad? Well, that’s a great question but unfortunately it’s not a question that’s very easily answered with a single reply. You see, not all pawn shops operate the same way. They don’t all follow the same rules. While some pawn shops will say no as soon … Read more
Cracked screens, missing buttons, dented rear panels. Broken tablets come with all sorts of problems and most pawn shops are familiar with them. When it comes to pawning them though, is that something a pawn shop will take? Well, in most cases, it is not something that a pawn shop will make you a loan … Read more
When it comes to vacuums, it’s an item that most pawn shops will work with if it is a nicer vacuum and in good condition but not all. You have to understand that not all pawn shops operate on the same set of rules or criteria for what they will and will not accept. That … 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
Learning how to pawn like a pro isn’t that difficult… While there is an argument to be made for not getting so good at pawning that you can do it like a pro – following these three steps will help you get through your first loan with ease. So here we go… this are the … 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
Have you ever wanted to know how pawn shops work? No problem, I’ve got you covered! Quick Overview On How Pawn Shops Work Pawn shops typically make money by making loans on merchandise (jewelry is common). They determine it’s value and then offer to make you a loan on your item, or often times they … Read more
So you want to know what a pawn shop does – great! Pawn shops have a variety of different roles and offer a number of services to the communities they serve. While different pawn shops can offer different services, most of them share two basic services in common. Understanding them can make your experience in … Read more
During the colder months, indoor heaters are a popular thing. For that matter, outdoor heaters are also very popular. But that having been said, are heaters something that a pawn shop would seriously consider taking in on a loan or offer to buy from you? Good question, so now let’s get it answered once and for all. Do pawn shops take heaters?
A lot of people have asked me many questions about the pawn industry over the years and as technology changes, the types of merchandise they ask about changes as well. One of the more popular forms of merchandise that people ask me about today are personal fitness trackers. The Fitbit is probably the most popular of all of those and in today’s post, I will answer the question on whether or not pawn shops buy Fitbits once and for all.
A lot of people ask if pawn shops buy swords. Like all things on this blog, I like to give the best and most detailed answer possible, so if you have ever wondered the same thing, then spend a few minutes with us and learn if pawn shops buy swords and what you should do to try to get the most money out of yours possible.
A lot of people bring a huge variety of things into pawn shops and what those pawn shops are willing to take can vary greatly. That having been said, when it comes to electronics, pawn shops can tend to be a little picky. But what about wifi routers? Will pawn shops buy your router? Find out in this article!