Become an Auctioneer

Become an Auctioneer

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Become an Auctioneer As a state with an auction license requirement, Ohio has specific requirements that must be met before you can obtain a license to become an auctioneer. As I primarily conduct live auctions in Ohio, the bulk of this post relates to the auction laws here. Many states have their own set of auction laws which should be checked before proceeding down the path to becoming an auctioneer. Consult with a professional auctioneer in your area to see what they say, and get their input on which auction school they attended or recommend. The Ohio Department of Agriculture oversees the licensing of auctioneers in Ohio and publishes The Ohio Auctioneer’s Guide, which can be found here. Basic steps: Attend an Ohio approved auction school.  A list of the approved schools…
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Referral form

Referral form

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Referral form Get paid for your auction, appraisal and real estate referrals by contacting us today! Cash paid for referrals! By bringing a seller or buyer to our attention, you can put more money in your pocket by receiving a 20% referral fee once the property sells or an appraisal has been completed. Perhaps you know of a business that is closing, an estate that needs settled, or a friend that is downsizing or moving to a new home. Our professional auction services provide an excellent way to convert assets into cash quickly. We can also provide valuation appraisal services for estates, divorce, business liquidations, etc. To discover how a referring relationship can benefit you, please simply give us a call at 614-314-0298 or fill out the form below. Ohio…
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Hoffman attends 64th International Auctioneers Conference and Show

Hoffman attends 64th International Auctioneers Conference and Show

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Hoffman attends 64th International Auctioneers Conference and Show Auctioneers Michael & Rachel Hoffman of Michael Hoffman & Associates, joined their fellow auctioneers from across the world at the National Auctioneers Association’s (NAA) 64th International Auctioneers Conference and Show at the J.W. Mariott in downtown Indianapolis, July 16-20, 2013. Michael Hoffman has been involved in the auction industry for over 13 years and specializes in real estate auctions.  The Hoffman’s attest that the Conference is a premier way that Auctioneers gain valuable education and business connections that help them to be successful leaders in their communities. Among dozens of educational seminars, highlights included:  how to excel in any interview process with clients and companies; how to build a community of online buyers (growing trend of “online-only” auctions); how to be an…
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Ohio Sheriff Sales And Foreclosure Auctions

Ohio Sheriff Sales And Foreclosure Auctions

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Ohio Sheriff Sales And Foreclosure Auctions Professional auctioneer Michael Hoffman has experience with real estate foreclosure auctions and Ohio Sheriff sales. Ohio Sheriff Sales and Foreclosure Auctions As a pioneer in the process, Michael Hoffman has the experience to help banks with their foreclosure process. We have sold hundreds of properties at auction and have refined the process to: Sell and close the property as fast as legally possible Sell the property to an end user versus the bank having to take the property into REO Sell the property for true market value during the foreclosure process       The Columbus Dispatch wrote an article on the process here:  http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/home_and_garden/2013/07/21/1-private-auctions-of-foreclosures-rise-as-alternative-to-sheriff-sales.html Michael Hoffman & Associates offers real estate and auction services in Ohio, including traditional real estate listings & buyer representation,…
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Auction Referral Program for Brokers / Agents

Auction Referral Program for Brokers / Agents

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Auction Referral Program for Brokers / Agents Are you a real estate agent or broker who wants to earn a referral on an auction? Yes, you can! Smart Brokers / Agents are embracing auctions as a means of expanding their income opportunities. Discover today how a relationship with our company can benefit you and your client(s). We hope to form long-term strategic partnerships and maintain cooperative relationships with you. Quick Resolution  –  Award Winning Marketing  –  Competitive Bidding  –  Seller-Friendly Terms   The benefits of our real estate auction referral program: • A generous referral fee paid directly at closing (when possible). In many cases, an auction-referral commission is equal to what an agent would typically receive on the seller’s side of a real estate transaction • Earn referral fees…
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