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"WHAT'S IT WORTH?" ANTIQUES ROAD SHOW: Mike will introduce you to the concept of "Value"…and reveal what your Antiques, Collectibles, and Personal Treasures are really worth today. Each attendee is invited to bring in 1-2 items for Mike to appraise. Our Most Requested Presentation.

25 AREAS GUARANTEED TO DISAPPOINT WHEN SELLING YOUR HOUSEHOLD "STUFF": Mike will explain why many of the things you own may be worth much less than you thought. But don't despair because he'll also reveal those categories that are probably worth more than you expected. Our #2 Most Requested Presentation.

GOING ONCE! GOING TWICE! SOLD! LET'S HAVE AN AUCTION: Mike will take you from the earliest beginnings of the Auction Industry to the state-of-the-art 21st century Auction technology. Never been to an Auction? That will change after this presentation when Mike conducts a Live Auction for your group. He'll bring some actual tangible items that he will "Sell" to you via the Auction Method of Selling. But you can leave your purse or wallet at home because Mike will also give you some "Michael Money'" which you can spend at this Auction. Need a Fundraising Idea for your group? You can also bring some tangible items for Mike to sell (Cookies, Cakes, Pies, etc.) and your group can keep all of the proceeds. Auctions are meant to be fun and, in this session, Mike will show you how much fun Auctions can be.

NEW IN 2018: 10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TODAY'S ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES: We all know the market has dramatically changed over the past 10 years. What used to be "Hot" is no longer hot, while items that are only 5-10 years old are in greater demand than those 100+ years old. What's going on? Why is today's market different? What do you do with the stuff that you've accumulated over the years? Mike will explain all this … and much more… in this fun and entertaining session.

HOW TO DETERMINE THE VALUE OF YOUR "STUFF": Everyone wants to know what their Antiques, Collectibles and General Household Contents are worth, but few are willing to pay an Appraiser. In this session Mike will share 15 ways you can determine the value of your "Stuff" … all by yourself.

NEW IN 2018: GETTING YOUR HOME READY FOR SALE: 50 DE-CLUTTERING & DE-PERSONALIZING TIPS: If you're thinking about moving or downsizing, the first thing a Realtor will suggest is that you "De-Clutter" and "De-Personalize" your home. What exactly is "De-Cluttering" and "De-Personalizing"? And how do you do it? Mike will explain both topics and share 50 De-Cluttering & De-Personalizing Tips that will help you sell your home faster ... and for more money.

HOME DOWNSIZING IN 4 EASY STEPS: You've spent a lifetime accumulating antiques, collectibles, and other household contents. Now you're ready to downsize your home. What do you do with the items you no longer want or need? In this presentation Mike will show you how you can sell your excess personal property for the greatest amount of cash … with the least amount of work … in the shortest amount of time...in today's rapidly changing market.

NEW IN 2018: YOUR CHILDREN DON'T WANT IT. WHAT DO YOU DO? 15 TIPS: We hear it every day. "My Children Don't Want It. What Do I Do". And it's happening all over America. In this session Mike will give you 15 Tip & Strategies designed not only to help you deal with your "Stuff", but hopefully help you make some good money when selling it.

A primary objective of most non-profit and civic groups is to raise as much money as possible to support their favorite causes. With today's economy many are turning to Fundraising Auctions in order to raise the additional needed funds. And for good reason because a well-run Fundraising Auction can raise tens-of-thousands of dollars in a single night…if it's done right. In this session Professional Fundraising Auctioneer Mike Ivankovich will introduce you to the important elements needed to run highly profitable Fundraising Auctions.