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Island in South Carolina, waterfront home site in Norfolk among bank-owned real estate set for auction

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA  (July 1, 2015) – A 55-acre island on waters that lead all the way to the Atlantic Ocean will offered at auction Tuesday, July 21, with John Dixon & Associates managing the Columbia event. A second day of auctions, set for July 24 in Sandston, Virginia, will feature a residential waterfront home […]

McDonough County farmland sells for $11,482 per acre

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois (June 24, 2015) – A 334-acre farm in west central Illinois sold at auction Tuesday for $3,835,000, or $11,482 per acre, with Murray Wise Associates managing the auction. The McDonough County land sold to two bidders – a local operator and an investor — in an event that drew a crowd of approximately […]

Premier horse and cattle farm with luxury home set for July 18 auction

ONEIDA, Tennessee (June 22, 2015) – Coffey Farm, a 767-acre horse and cattle farm with rolling pastures, lakes and a luxury home, will be offered at auction Saturday, July 18. Ayers Auction and Real Estate Company is marketing the property and managing the event in cooperation with Target Auction Company. “This is a ranch of […]

Lobo Landing, noted Arkansas trout fishing resort, to sell at absolute auction

HEBER SPRINGS, Arkansas (June 19, 2015) – Lobo Landing, the famous trout fishing resort on the Little Red River that has attracted sportsmen from all over the United States, will sell at absolute auction Tuesday, July 7, with Wilson Real Estate Auctioneers Inc. marketing the resort and conducting the sale. “This is the sort of […]

Grazing/rural development land south of Tulsa sells in Schrader auction

TULSA, Oklahoma (June 16, 2015) — Some bidders were seeking land for livestock grazing. Others sought sites on which to build new homes. And still others were attracted by the minerals and operating oil wells. By the end of Thursday’s auction of 588 acres south of Tulsa, buyers succeeded in obtaining all of those. The […]

Queen’s Plantation, noted Arkansas hunting property, set for absolute auction

 TEXARKANA, Arkansas (June 12, 2015) — Queen’s Plantation, one of the nation’s largest and best known locations for duck and deer hunting, will sell at absolute auction Thursday, July 23.  Wilson Real Estate Auctioneers Inc. will conduct the auction, in cooperation with Assiter Auctioneers. The land, approximately 5,513 acres, will sell in 40 tracts. “This […]

Waterfront land, ranches to set for July Albert Burney auctions in Montana

BIG TIMBER, Mont., June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Waterfront land on Flathead Lake, a 3,660-acre recreational ranch, a working cattle operation, and two scenic land tracts are set for auctions in Montana July 11 and 18, with Albert Burney Auctioneers managing both events. “It’s going to be a busy couple of weekends in Montana, starting […]

Public shaming on the Internet is a thing, and it can destroy your business

This article was published in the 2015 Auctioneer Magazine and used here by permission. By Carl Carter, APR You know the story, or some version of it. In the wake of the controversy over a new state law, a TV reporter asked a pizza store co-owner a hypothetical question that had nothing to do with […]

John Dixon & Associates Multi-Seller Auctions Continue to Draw Bidders

ATLANTA, Georgia (May 26, 2015) – Approximately 210 bidders turned out for a series of John Dixon & Associates auctions May 19-21, snapping up dozens of properties for a total of $2.86 million. The company began the series in Tallahassee, then moved on to Brunswick, Georgia, ending at its home offices in Marietta, Georgia. “Our […]

McDonough County farmland, grain storage set for June 23 auction

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois (May 21, 2015) – A 334-acre farm in west central Illinois will be offered at auction Tuesday, June 23, with Murray Wise & Associates marketing the land and managing the event. “Quality is everything in the current farmland market, and this is good, productive land with excellent soils. Better farmland consistently holds its […]

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