Pawn shops seem like the type of business that would be relatively uniform at this point. You can sell things, buy second hand, and place your item in the care of the store in exchange for a temporary loan. But since many pawn shops are independently owned businesses, it’s actually the opposite–there can be great differences in your experience at each and every pawn shop. Here are some things to take note of when deciding which pawn shop is the best one for you.