Sig dives into the vendor dynamics at Magic 30: pictures of hotlists, high-end cards for sale, and insights from his interactions with some vendors.
Joe aka “Beardy” takes a look at the deck lists for the new starter Commander decks. Are these really for new players, or a lucrative investment opportunity?
Magic 30 is a few days away, and the hype is real! This week Sig examines the vendor list to predict what the selling environment may be like for his cards.
His timing isn’t perfect, but Sig feels ready to finally cut back on his collection. This week he shares the four main reasons for this decision.
Sig has been researching card prices to prepare for Magic 30. This week he shares a few insights and explains why he already shipped some cards to buylists.
In vending an event, David S. learned some useful tricks that are sure to help out next time. He won’t make the same mistakes again… nor will you, even once!
David Schumann shares some tips and insights from his first experience vending at a local BUY/SELL/TRADE event.
Beardy talks bulk in this week’s Insider. What constitutes bulk versus true bulk, and how should you handle these “bad cards” to maximize profit?
I started playing Magic in 1994. From those days of poring over printed price guides assembled weeks earlier, to having practically up to the minute prices at our fingertips digitally today, Magic finance has evolved considerably in the past twenty-seven years. Regardless of the decade, some Magic finance lessons are timeless and many of us […]
As card prices continue to climb, it’s OK to take profits. Really. This week, Sig shares three mantras he keeps in mind to help him overcome negative emotions associated with selling.
As high-end card prices reach record highs, the temptation to sell may be climbing. But don’t rush into the process without first reading this article. Sig shares the hidden costs and implications when dealing in four jand five-figure cards.
As Reserved List prices continue to climb, Sig is noticing some aggressive buylisting from Card Kingdom. Perhaps a little…too aggressive? This week he shares his strategy for what he’s looking to sell to the vendor, citing specific examples.
eBay’s completed listings can provide a reasonable look at old, rare card values. Data from other sources may be insufficient. However, one should not trust eBay completed listings blindly. This week, Sig shares some watchouts when using eBay completed listing data in negotiations.