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How Can I Sell My Gold for Cash? | Hilltop Pawn

How can I sell my gold for cash? You may find yourself asking this question at some point. There are different ways to sell your gold items, but one of the best options is to visit one of your local pawn shops. Selling your gold pieces to Hilltop Pawn Shop & Jewelry in Virginia Beach is a great way to sell gold today. If you have questions, you can always give us a call at 757-769-7254...our staff would be more than happy to explain the whole process to you. Alternatively, you can just grab your gold jewelry pieces and other gold, and come see us. Any time during our regular business hours, you can get extra money for your yellow gold, white gold, and so on. It's truly a good option any time that you're hoping to get quick cash for gold that you no longer want anyway.


What Are My Options for Selling Gold for Cash in Virginia Beach?

If you are hoping to sell your dental gold, gold coins, gold ring, or any other items with gold content, you do have a few options. You have probably heard about online gold buyers, and you might have thought about using their service. Look, we get it...nowadays, it's easy to do pretty much everything online. Working with an online gold buyer might seem like the most convenient way to sell your gold, but this really isn't the case. You have to sort through the scams on the internet to find a reputable gold buyer. Then, you have to set things up through their website, package your gold, and send it in the mail.


Once you've done all of this, you have to wait for the gold buyer to receive and value your gold and then pay you. This can be time-consuming, and there's always the risk of something getting lost in the mail. You may have to wait to get a check from the gold buyer in the mail, or you may have to wait for it to be deposited into your bank account, depending on the buyer you work with.

This isn't to say that there aren't reputable online gold buyers out there. There are. However, when you consider all of the inconveniences and possibilities that something could go wrong, you'll probably see it's not really your best option. Instead, you will probably want to consider selling to a local pawn shop. In many cases, it's a good idea to sell to a pawn shop instead of using an online gold buyer.


There are a variety of pawn shops that will buy your gold. Naturally, choosing the right pawn shop makes a big difference. The best local shop you should visit obviously depends on where you live, but if you're in Hampton Roads, we encourage you to visit our Virginia Beach pawn shop, Hilltop Pawn & Jewelry. Buying gold jewelry, scrap gold, and so on is what we do here, every day!


Why Selling to a Pawn Shop is the Best Way to Sell Gold for Cash

If you haven't worked with pawn shops much, you may be wondering if it's really the best way to sell gold for cash. If you choose the right pawn shop, you will probably find that the answer is yes! In fact, there are so many reasons to sell gold to a pawn shop instead of another gold buyer. Once you've sold gold to us once, we think you'll want to come back to sell us more gold in the future.


A Pawn Shop Will Buy Any Type of Gold

When you choose a pawn shop as your gold and silver buyers, you can sell all different types of gold. Perhaps you normally think about selling gold jewelry that's in good condition when you think about selling to a pawn shop. This might be particularly true when you're selling to Hilltop Pawn, since you probably think of us primarily as a jewelry store. However, we actually offer the best price for unwanted gold of all types. Yes, of course, we offer top dollar for old gold jewelry, but that's just the beginning. We also pay for dental scrap gold, gold solder, gold bullion, and so on. If it has gold content, chances are good that our pawn shop will make you a great offer.


You Can Sell Your Gold on the Spot at a Pawn Shop

One primary benefit of selling gold to a pawn shop is the fact that you sell your gold for cash right then. You don't have to search for a buyer. You don't have to wait to get paid. You just bring your gold, get an offer, then get paid right then. For anyone who wants to sell gold because they need some extra money, selling to a pawn shop makes sense. It also just makes sense if you want to sell your gold without having to worry about when you'll get paid. When you walk out of our doors, you'll have cash in your hand.


Pawn Shops Offer High Cash Payments for Gold

If you're wondering if you can get the purchase price you deserve from a pawn shop, the answer is yes. At least, that's the case if you choose the right pawn shop. In Hampton Roads, there's no reason to sell to anyone else. Hilltop Pawn Shop & Jewelry will make the cash payment that you deserve. Get as much money as possible for your gold by selling to us.

Hilltop Pawn Makes it Easy to Sell Your Gold for Cash Money

Selling your gold for fast cash doesn't have to be difficult, nor does it have to be time-consuming. It's actually very fast and easy to sell gold jewelry items and other gold for the most money, as long as you choose us as your local gold buyer. We do everything we can to make things easy. Our staff know just what to do, and they'll walk you through the process. Just bring your gold and ID...that's it. We'll take care of the rest, and you'll get paid in minutes.


How Much Cash Can I Get for My Gold at Hilltop Pawn?

You're probably primarily concerned about the payout prices you can expect for your gold. We pay the best possible price at Hilltop Pawn, but what, exactly, does that mean? We have years' experience as gold and jewelry buyers, and we offer free appraisals on the spot. There are a few different things that we look at when we're valuing scrap gold jewelry, gold watches, and other gold items, so bring your gold to us, and we'll make you an offer. It only takes a few minutes for us to assess your gold nuggets and old jewelry, and there's no obligation to sell. When you see just how much we offer as a reputable buyer here in Virginia Beach, we think you'll want to sell your gold chains and other gold on the spot!


What Types of Gold Items are You Selling?

​Perhaps the first thing we look at is whether we're buying your item for melt value or not. Basically, if we're buying for melt value, the gold isn't really something we can do anything with. Maybe it's a damaged piece of jewelry that we can't really repair, or maybe it's a gold nugget or a piece of scrap dental gold. In that case, we look at three things: are there any valuable gemstones in the piece, what is the gold content of the piece, and how much does the piece weigh? If there are valuable gemstones -- like diamonds -- we value them separately. Then, we pay you based on the sum of your piece's parts.


Sometimes, we buy gold items for much more than their melt value. If you bring in a dazzling diamond engagement ring that's in excellent condition, we aren't going to melt it down! Instead, we're going to resell it. The same is true if you bring us designer jewelry or rare antique jewelry that's still in pretty good shape. After all, jewelry is a big part of our business. We are always interested in buying jewelry that we can resell. After all, our customers depend on us for great deals on their favorite jewelry. We have to buy jewelry in order to maintain the ever-changing, exciting inventory that our customers have come to know us for. This means that if you bring us gold estate jewelry, there's a good chance that you will get paid a lot more for it than you think. 


Gold Purity and How it Affects Your Offer

One thing we look at when making an offer on your unwanted jewelry or other gold items is the gold purity or gold content of your item. Even if you don't know a lot about gold, you've probably heard of 24K gold, 14K gold, and so on. What this refers to is the gold content in your piece in comparison to the other alloys that the gold is mixed with.


24K gold is the most valuable. This is because it's pure gold. It has 100% gold content, so the gold isn't mixed with anything else. It's actually quite soft, so most jewelry is not made from 24K's actually impractical for pieces that will be worn a lot, since you have to worry about your piece bending or warping. 18K gold is popular for special jewelry, such as an engagement ring. 18K gold has 75% gold content.


14K gold is a very popular gold content for jewelry. It's 58.3% gold. Finally, there's 10K gold, which is the most budget-friendly gold option. It's 41.7% gold.


As you can probably imagine, when you're dealing with a gold buyer, 24K gold is going to be the most valuable, while 10K gold will get you the lower offer. Of course, this is if all other factors are equal. A 14K gold ring with a large, valuable diamond is going to be worth more than an 18K gold band in most cases. However, gold content does heavily impact your offer.


If you are curious about the gold content in your piece, check most cases, this information is actually printed somewhere on your jewelry. If you don't know, don't worry. We are able to test your gold if we have questions.


What is the Current Spot Price of Gold?

If you don't deal with precious metals much, you may not know that the precious metal market fluctuates from day to day. The current price of gold is known as the spot price. Luckily, recently, gold has been selling at a high price, so you'll probably find that now is a good time to sell your gold. If you're going to be selling a large amount of gold, there is nothing wrong with monitoring gold prices and selling when gold is high. If you're wondering about the current spot price of gold, just ask!


We Pay Cash for Other Precious Metals at Our Pawn & Jewelry Store

Perhaps you have gold that you want to sell, but you have other precious metals that you're looking for a buyer for, too. Maybe you don't have gold but would like to sell silver or platinum jewelry for cash. Not only can you get express gold cash here, but you can get paid a better price for other precious metals by selling to us. We buy silver coins, sterling silver jewelry, platinum jewelry, and other items of value. We are your local precious metal and diamond buyers.


Get paid the highest prices for gold bullion, gold bars, gold jewelry, and so much more by selling to Hilltop Pawn. It's truly the best place to sell your gold for a fair price. You probably already know us as your local jeweler when you're shopping for jewelry, and now you can use us as your local gold dealer, too. We're well known for an easy selling process, the highest payouts, and the best customer service.


Ask Us About a Pawn Loan Instead


If you would prefer not to lose your items, you can always ask us about a Pawn Loan. The process is similar to selling an item, but instead of keeping it, we’ll just hold it as collateral. Then, you’ll be able to retrieve your item when you come in and pay off your loan. This is a good option for those who need money now but who don’t want to sell their items permanently. If you later decide that you do not want your item back, however, you can simply leave it with us and forget about paying back the loan. There are no negative repercussions for doing so, and you can always come back in later to make another sale or take out another loan with no problems.

Contact Us with Questions

Please don't hesitate to hit the call now button to ask any questions you might have. Our son Dane runs this store and our daughter Nina runs Greenbrier and oversees all three and will gladly spend some time explaining how everything works. Call and ask for her right now.

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