Things you may hear at the auction

Terms Used At The Auction


Person who invites the bidding at certain increments, calls the final price and knocks down the item on the block.

Person who stands in front and helps the Auctioneer take bids, delivers items to the Bidder and brings more to the block.

Person or persons who writes down all auctioned items, the final bidders number and the bid, so the auctioneer will have a record and the Bidder will have a receipt. Many auctioneers tape their auctions so if there is a problem, they can listen to the tape.

Person or persons who registers your name and gives you a bidder number, adds up your bill, and gives you a receipt after you pay

Bidding on one item in a group, highest bidder may take any item, each at the accepted price.

By The Piece OR Times The Money
Buying all items at the individual item price. For example, you buy 6 glasses at $2 for 1 glass total will be $12

Bid Left
Bids left in writing, executed by auction personnel, from absentee bidder.

How to Leave a Bid
Many auctioneers offer a service of "bids left". That is, if you need to leave and your item has not come to the block, you can leave a check and the highest bid you would go to on the item. There will be an assigned bidder to bid as if you were there, getting the article for the highest bid you left. Naturally, if another bidder bids higher than you, you will be notified and your check returned.

Price desired at auction. Set by owner or Mortgage Company.

Real Property
Real Estate and all permanent attached items Real Estate sold at auction.

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