Why Mom WANTS You to Shop at a Pawn Shop

For decades, my grandmother has been buying and selling at flea markets, bargain-hunting, garage-selling, and most recently, pawn-shopping.  She loves a good deal, she loves to see me get a good deal, even more she loves when I get her something and then tell her of the amazing deal I got! My mom is the [...]

By |2019-05-03T12:51:47-05:00May 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Mom WANTS You to Shop at a Pawn Shop

Buy Your Engagement Ring Used: Debunking the bad luck

My husband gave me a “used” or “pre-owned” diamond for my engagement ring. When I tell people that my engagement ring is not “new”, the typical response is usually utter shock, like my husband should be captured by the four horsemen of the apocalypse and taken to where he belongs. I want to address this [...]

By |2019-04-26T13:45:54-05:00April 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Buy Your Engagement Ring Used: Debunking the bad luck

Handguns/Rifles/Knives FAQs ~ Spotlight on our High Springs Store

Happy Friday Friends! This week I want to not only highlight our High Springs store and their stellar team lead by manager Jayson Williams, but also answer a few FAQs about our handgun/weapons pawning and selling. Our High Springs store in located at 18522 US-441 Suit 20 in historic High Springs, Florida. It is open [...]

By |2019-04-19T11:03:40-05:00April 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Handguns/Rifles/Knives FAQs ~ Spotlight on our High Springs Store

To Pawn or To Sell: That is the question

“Wait…is there a difference in pawning and selling?” Yes, yes there is!   As you might have seen on the popular pawn shop shows on TV this question is posed to the customer…”are you trying to sell this item or get a loan (aka “pawn”). When you sell your item, you wish to part with [...]

By |2019-04-04T21:49:08-05:00April 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on To Pawn or To Sell: That is the question

3 Reasons to Sell Your Items to a Pawn Shop

Pawn shops often have a negative reputation. But that is not the case with all pawn shops -- selling your items to a local pawn store can be extremely beneficial. And with about 7.4% of all U.S. households having used pawn shops, selling items like used jewelry and electronics to pawn shops is becoming more [...]

By |2019-02-20T14:22:35-05:00February 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 3 Reasons to Sell Your Items to a Pawn Shop

Collateral Loans at Pawn Shop: How they work and how they can benefit you!

You have probably noticed a pawn shop in your town. You may have even frequented one to get a good deal on a power tool, TV, designer handbag, or jewelry.  But do you know how the “pawn” part of the business works? If you have watched any of the popular pawn TV shows, you have [...]

By |2019-01-10T15:22:55-05:00January 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Collateral Loans at Pawn Shop: How they work and how they can benefit you!

A Quick Reference Guide for a New Generation of Pawn Shops

What you see in the movies and on TV is not all you get when it comes to the pawn shop experience. It’s not your fathers’ or grandfathers’ pawn shop anymore. A new generation of pawn shops is here, and Oaks Pawn represents what pawn shops today have to offer. Not only do you [...]

By |2019-01-03T12:28:39-05:00January 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Quick Reference Guide for a New Generation of Pawn Shops