With more than 100 years in the pawn shop business, we’re experts at evaluating your items and getting you the most cash possible. If you’re wondering, “How much money will a pawn shop give me for my item?” we’ve got the answer. Our skilled staff employs tried and true methods while utilizing regulated, inspected tools to determine the value of your property in just minutes. Although the appraisal process varies depending on the type of item being pawned, we generally consider the following factors:
The item’s current appraised value/the resale or wholesale value – Remember that items like precious metals or jewels retain more of their value over time. Items like electronics, CD players, computers, etc. tend to lose their value over time. For gold and diamond jewelry, we have skilled metallurgists and GIA Certified Gemologists on staff to conduct the proper testing and inspection.
The current condition - We make sure your item is in good working order. Does it “appear” to be in good condition to the eye? Are there any cracks or broken/missing parts. If applicable, does your item work when plugged in? Is your item missing any accessories, documentation, manuals, remote controls or parts?
Ability to resell the item – Sometimes certain items go out of demand and are no longer desirable on the market. In some cases, there may be too much of one type of item on the market. These factors will reduce the likelihood that we can easily re-sell your item and recoup the money we originally disbursed for it.