Wayne Jordan

About Wayne Jordan

Wayne Jordan is a Virginia licensed auctioneer, certified personal property appraiser, and accredited business broker. He specializes in the valuation and liquidation of estate and business assets. His column Behind the Gavel appears regularly in Antique Trader. Learn more at www.resaleretailing.com, or email auctioneer.wayne@yahoo.com.

Auction Drag: The bane of auctioneers

“Auction drag,” when supply outstrips demand by a considerable amount, is a lever that bidders can use to squeeze the best deals from an auction. Auction drag is what auctioneers strive to avoid and bidders patiently wait for. In his latest Behind the Gavel column Wayne Jordan shares a recent account and illustrates why those who persevere are the biggest winners. Read More +

Behind the Gavel: Proper software serves transition to integrated accounting

Antiques Auctioneer Wayne Jordan

In this installment of Behind the Gavel, columnist Wayne Jordan tackles the issue of work-arounds, as they relate to operating an antiques business. Even if you’ve been using the same record-keeping system for eons, with some research and review of your business needs, Jordan advises that you can find software that allows you to cast off the work-arounds for a more efficient and effective system. Read More +