Tumbleweed Auction, LLC

Serving Southern Arizona Since 2000

Auction Etiquette

Do’s and Don’ts:


     ◆     Come early and preview all items, this will give you a chance to familiarize yourself with what is offered for sale. 

     ◆     Make sure you have a catalog and make notes about any potential items you want to bid on.

     ◆     Determine the maximum you are willing to pay for an item before the bidding starts. 

     ◆     Get close to the auctioneer and make eye contact.

     ◆     Make sure the auctioneer understands your cues.

     ◆     Speak loud and clearly.

     ◆     Present your bidder card number to the auctioneer when you are the successful bidder.

     ◆     Remain cool. If the bidding goes beyond the maximum amount you anticipated to pay, stop bidding, and wait for the next lot of interest.

     ◆     Remember, you're buying properties "as - is" and all sales are final.

     ◆     Remember that your will be paying a 5% buyers premium and local tax will be added to the final amount of your purchase.

     ◆     Ask questions.

     ◆     Secure your items when the auctioneer says “Sold” and records you bidder number.

     ◆     HAVE FUN!!!


     ◆     Talk to the clerk.  Please limit your conversations near the auctioneer.

     ◆     Interrupt the auctioneer or the auction process when there is active bidding.

     ◆     Move items from one location or box lot to another.

     ◆     Don’t forget to check your receipt to determine if you have all your purchases with you when you depart.

Come Enjoy an Auction!