The recent spike in the gold price’s value may mean an increase in the number of people who want to sell their gold pieces. This is not surprising because the value of gold has never been as high as it is now.

Any gold buyer worth their weight in gold (or some other precious material) should be able to give hours of advice to people who are considering selling their items to what they hope would be the highest bidder. These people have often been in the industry for years; therefore they know what the things are that we should look out for when we’re trying to sell our precious stones and other valuable items.

But people who are keen on selling their gold often do not know how to approach the process, and they make many mistakes while trying to sell their pieces.

Not asking enough questions is as bad as not asking any questions at all. It is important that you ask the gold buyer questions about their business as well as about the price they’re willing to offer for the items.

Not asking how much the company pays per gram. This is one of the most important bits of information that anyone who wants to sell gold should ask the gold buyer. This person should tell the seller what they are willing to pay for gold of different qualities – ie, 10K, 14K, 18K, and 24K gold pieces. The gold purity determines the amount that gold buyers are willing to pay for the item. And the price can fluctuate depending on the daily gold spot price.

Not taking enough time to learn about the industry. This can mean the difference between a successful sale and a sale that leaves the seller with too little money for the pieces. Do be prepared to bargain long and hard with someone who has been in the industry for a very long time. Use lots of knowledge and a strong personality when dealing with someone like this face-to-face.

Doing what everyone else does can wreak havoc with your finances as well as with your jewellery collection. This means that you should buy when everyone else is selling and you should sell when everyone else is buying. This is one of the best ways to make plenty of money and hold onto assets. Apply this thinking to all aspects of your finances and you can’t go wrong.