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!