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Back to School Shopping at a Pawn shop

Pawn shops don’t typically make the list for shops to visit for back to school shopping for most people. However, as the needs of students are more than just pencils and paper – electronics and expensive textbooks are now on the list too – back to school shopping has become more expensive than ever.

Selling Jewelry at a Pawnshop 101

Jewelry, besides electronics, usually is one of the most valuable items that we own and because of its size, it’s perfect for pawning. We at Imperial Pawnbrokers have a beginner’s guide of things to consider before bringing old jewelry pieces into your local pawn shop or even a gold and silver pawnshop. These tips should […]

Imperial Pawnbrokers Abides by NPA Best Practices

The National Pawnbrokers Association (NPA) was founded in 1987 and offers education and networking for all pawnbrokers in the industry at the national level. Your local pawn shop in Brea wants you to know that we conduct our business by the best practices set forth by the NPA. According to these practices, members should:

Important Things to Know Before Visiting Your Local Pawn Shop

Pawn shops are no longer the unwholesome shops depicted in old Hollywood movies, with men in suits pawning gold at a gold and silver pawn shop, nor is the pawnshops and firearms business unregulated. Modern pawn shops, your local pawn shop in Brea included, are legitimate, neighborhood businesses that offer small loans and sell second-hand […]

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Debunking the Myth: Pawnshops Aren’t Filled with Stolen Goods

Besides asking, “what is a pawn loan?” customers frequently ask how we know that the goods that are pawned or sold are not stolen. This is especially true for those who are interested in pawning gold, visiting a gold and silver pawnshop, or want to know more about pawnshops and firearms. As a customer, it […]

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