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Auction Company News Auctioneer Michael Hoffman elected to Ohio Auctioneers Association Board of Directors: Ohio Auctioneers Association Dublin, OH – The Ohio Auctioneers Association (OAA) is pleased to announce that Auctioneer Michael Hoffman of Pickerington, Ohio has been elected as a member of the Association’s Board of Directors at the OAA Winter Convention held in Dublin, Ohio. Approximately 200 auctioneers and guests turned out for the OAA Annual Convention, January 14-16, 2012, in Dublin, Ohio. Highlights of the convention included auction and real estate educational sessions, the annual election of the OAA officer’s and directors and the induction of newly named members to OAA’s Hall of Fame. “I am happy to be back on the Board of Directors of OAA as the Southeast Director,” Hoffman said.  Hoffman previously served as Director-at-Large from 2007…
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Estate Sale vs Auction

Estate Sale vs Auction

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Estate Sale vs Auction What every estate executor must know before liquidating an estate! My good friend, Auctioneer Ken Lindsay, CAI has given me permission to use his article on what every seller should know before liquidating an estate.  Slightly modified article below: Each year we receive dozens of phone calls from regular folks that find themselves in the demanding position of being an estate representative for a family member or friend. It seems such a role is always a thankless job and very demanding on your time and nerves.  In most cases, it becomes apparent that the person named as an estate representative (executor) lacks the necessary business experience and know-how to adequately perform the necessary tasks when settling an estate. When the time comes to properly liquidate the…
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Real Estate Auction Services

Real Estate Auction Services

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Real Estate Auction Services Not all real estate auctions are conducted the same. Rest assured that Auctioneer Michael Hoffman provides top-caliber service. As a licensed REALTOR® and auctioneer with Ohio Real Estate Auctions, LLC, Michael Hoffman sells real estate and personal property throughout Ohio either by the traditional private treaty method or by the auction method of marketing. Our team can put together a comprehensive and aggressive marketing campaign to handle all types of real estate and auction needs – from downsizing, estate settlement, bankruptcy, divorce, receiverships, guardianships, trusts, retirement, business liquidations, to a myriad of other scenarios. As trained professionals, we can provide you with a single point of contact for ALL of your sales needs – “one call sells it all”. If you would like to have a complimentary home evaluation, please…
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Auction Benefits

Auction Benefits

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Auction Benefits There are a myriad of reasons for having an auction. We would be happy to discuss your particular needs at your convenience. Auction Benefits for Sellers: Real estate auction sellers pay ZERO commission Buyers come prepared to buy – they want the items being sold! Quick disposal reduces long-term storage and carrying costs, including interest, taxes, insurance and maintenance. Competitive bidding often helps exceed the expected value. Seller knows exactly when the property or assets will be sold. Assurance that the property will be sold at true market value. Seller can provide input on the terms and conditions of the auction. Removes the seller from the “price negotiation” process. An auction provides an aggressive marketing method that increases interest and provides higher profits. An auction creates a buying…
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Live and Online Only Auctions

Live and Online Only Auctions

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Live and Online Only Auctions Live and online only auctions in Ohio continue to grow! Whether you are in need of a live auction or one that is done entirely online only, we are here to help. As we are a forward thinking auction company, we recognize that the use of online auctions in conjunction with a live auction is becoming more and more of the norm.  As a result, Michael Hoffman & Associates offers state-of-the-art online auction broadcasting for our premier auctions. This technology allows us to broadcast our auctions over the Internet in real-time and allows on-line bidders (from around the world) to participate in our auctions as if they were attending the auction in person. Internet bidders are able to preview items in our on-line photo gallery and place absentee bids…
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