The Prestige and Exclusivity of a Steinway Piano

Since 1853, Steinway & Sons has been handcrafting high-quality pianos that are a favored choice of concert halls, theaters, and schools around the world. Though it commands 98 percent of the concert venue market, this market segment does not drive … Read

How Much is My Piano Worth?

Get it appraised. It’s really the only way, unless you know what you’d like to get for it, regardless of its actual market value. It is an impossibility to begin to discuss even a “ballpark” range for most used pianos … Read

New vs. Used

Probably nine to ten times as many used pianos as new ones change hands each year. While there are no exact figures available because of difficulties in tracking used and private party sales, this figure is based on some fairly … Read

One Way to Tell an Honest Piano Dealer

Most honest piano dealers believe in the principle of disclosure, at least as far as they are capable or knowledgeable. They will usually frankly tell you which of their pianos are considered the high-quality ones, which ones are simply “a … Read

The Basics of Selling and Shopping for a Used Steinway Piano

Over the years I’ve discovered that there can often be quite a bit of confusion on the part of prospective piano owners regarding the price at which to purchase a Steinway Vintage Piano. I have also found that many owners … Read