Tips for Selling Used Farm Equipment

In our previous blog post, we went over the basics of determining value for used farm equipment. It can be difficult, but with a little bit of guidance and some practice, you’ll be a pro in no time. Want some tips and tricks to make the process go smoother? Keep reading below.

Used Farm Equipment -Tips and Tricks

So you want to know the secrets to success? You’ve come to the right place! Below are some of our tips and tricks to successfully sell your used farm equipment like a pro:

Update its Appearance

This is one of the oldest tricks in the book but also one of the best! If you are trying to sell a piece of used farm equipment that has a few years of use under its belt, you might want to consider showing it some tender love and care first. A detailed wash and a can of paint can go a long way in updating its appearance and potentially bringing a higher sales price.

Sell on Your Own

If you want to sell your equipment on your own, that’s not a problem. However, there are a few things to keep in mind when following this method. Most importantly, recognize that listing farm equipment for sale is a commitment. You will be responsible for marketing your equipment, and you’ll also need to be available for people to stop by and see it. Additionally, you’ll need to be prepared for counter offers. However, if you enjoy selling your equipment on your own and even enjoy interacting with potential buyers, then this sounds like the perfect fit for you. Click here to find listings for equipment on our website and let us know if you’d like to list your equipment as well.

Use Competitive Marketing Materials

Don’t just post your equipment on social media - take the time to create competitive marketing materials like posters and ads. Use eye-catching details and high-quality photos to market your product, and don’t be afraid to ask your local newspaper for ad space. This will ensure that your equipment is seen by as many people as possible.

Sell at Used Farm Equipment Auctions

If you don’t want to commit to the responsibility of selling your used farm equipment on your own, you can always sell it at an auction near you. The biggest benefit to this is having the buyers all come to you, with the intent to purchase your equipment. There is no wait time, no self-advertising necessary, and the best part of all: there is no maximum bid number, so you could potentially walk away with a higher sales price than you intended. All of the hard work is done for you at a used farm equipment auction.

Farm Equipment Auctions Near You

Are you interested in learning more about selling used farm equipment at an auction? View more details on our website! You can also use our auction calendar to find an event near you. We advertise for auctions all over the midwest!


Do you have questions? No problem! You can contact us here with any questions you may have. Just ask away, we’re here to help. Happy selling!

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