What is a Pawnbroker and why use one?

Pawnbrokers have been around for centuries. They provide a simple, instantaneous way to get a short term loan. No credit rating is required. As long as you are 18 years of age and have appropriate ID, you can borrow cash against quality goods that you own.

Pawnbrokers provide you instant cash. Once your goods are appraised and a loan amount agreed upon.  The pawnbroker will then carefully & securely store your loaned items until you repay the loan. Once you repay the loan, we return your goods to you.


You don’t have to be embarrassed about borrowing from friends or family.  A pawnbroker is a simple option.

You don’t have to worry about defaulting on your loan. If you choose not to pay the loan back, the pawnbroker will sell your goods to recover their money.

How much a pawnbroker will lend you against your goods depend on a number of factors. These include the second hand value of your goods, how saleable are your goods, their condition, age and the original price of the product.

As there are many pawnbrokers available, it is recommended that you do your research before selecting one. It is suggested you get quotes from a number of pawnbrokers to compare what they are offering.  Although Pawnbrokers operate under the same basic rules, the amount of money they are willing to lend and interest rate they charge will vary. So compare pawnbrokers and you will be able to select the one that provides the best service and best rates for your short term loan.

Always choose a licensed pawnbroker to ensure you and your goods are protected by the legislation provided in your jurisdictional area.

If you need a no fuss short term loan choose a pawnbroker.

Licensed Pawnbrokers are usually also licensed second hand dealers.

Another convenient method to get instant cash is to sell your unwanted goods, secondhand items, jewellery and scrap gold.

Selling second hand and/or unwanted goods to a pawnbroker is a popular ways to get instant cash, and you don’t even need to worry about repaying a loan. You can sell second hand goods, including ,gaming equipment and games, laptops, mobile phones, musical instruments, watches, digital cameras, DVDs, sporting equipments and gold jewellery.

You don’t have to endure the hassle of a garage sale. Don’t sacrifice a weekend when a quick trip to the pawnbroker may often achieve a quicker result.

What is the use of keeping unwanted items? Sell them to a pawnbroker / second hand dealer.

How much a second hand dealer will pay you for your goods depends on a lot of factors. First and foremost is how saleable your product is. Other factors include the product’s condition, age, market trends, rarity, the original price of the product, and current second hand price for similar products.

There are many second hand dealers available, so it is recommended that you do your research before selecting one. Ensure they are licensed. And, compare the prices they are offering for your goods. That’s how you will be able to select the pawnbroker / secondhand dealer that provides the best service and best price for your used items.