Associations memberships held by Assiter Team Members:

 

National Auctioneers Association (NAA)

The NAA is an association of individual Auctioneers united to promote the mutual interests of its members; formulate and maintain ethical standards for the auction profession; promote the enactment of just and reasonable laws, ordinances and regulations affecting auction selling; make the public more aware of the advantages of auction selling; and generally improve the business affecting the auction profession. Every member of the NAA pledges to abide by a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. For more information, visit www.auctioneers.org.


National Association of Realtors® (NAR)

The core purpose of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® is to help its members become more profitable and successful.  The NAR strives to be the collective force influencing and shaping the real estate industry. It seeks to be the leading advocate of the right to own, use, and transfer real property; the acknowledged leader in developing standards for efficient, effective, and ethical real estate business practices; and valued by highly skilled real estate professionals and viewed by them as crucial to their success. Working on behalf of America’s property owners, the NAR provides a facility for professional development, research and exchange of information among its members and to the public and government for the purpose of preserving the free enterprise system, and the right to own, use, and transfer real property. For more information, visit www.realtor.com.


Texas Auctioneers Association (TAA)

The Texas Auctioneers Association is organized to promote and advance the auction profession; to unite in a common organization those professionally engaged as auctioneers; to promote the mutual interests of its members; to formulate and maintain ethical standards for the guidance of its members in their relations with each other and with the public; to promote and encourage the enactment of just and reasonable laws, ordinances and regulations affecting auction selling and the auctioneering profession; to make the public more aware of the advantages of auction selling; and generally to improve the business conditions affecting the auctioneering profession.  For more information, visit www.texasauctioneers.org.


Oklahoma State Auctioneers Association (OSAA)

The Oklahoma State Auctioneers Association serves to establish the highest standards of business ethics among its members; to develop and promote equitable trade practices and high standards of ethics in the auction profession; and to promote a new understanding and wider acceptance of the auction method of marketing. For more information, visit www.okauctioneers.org.


Designations held by the Assiter Team Members:

 

Certified Auctioneer Institute (CAI)

The Certified Auctioneers Institute is the most prestigious designation awarded in the auction industry.

Designed for leaders in the industry and auction firm decision-makers, CAI is an executive development program focused on developing the skills, and providing the tools necessary to run a world-class auction firm. Once a CAI designation is earned, the auctioneer must maintain the designation with continuing education.

This designation indicates to attorneys, trust officers, government officials, financial planners, accountants and others who seek the services of well-qualified auctioneers that the CAI designation holder is an astute business person and conducts business at the highest professional standards.

The Certified Auctioneers Institute has been helping auctioneers discover their potential for more than 30 years. Auctioneers with the CAI designation are part of an extraordinary network of exemplary auctioneers in the auction industry.


Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE)

An auctioneer with the AARE designation has taken extra steps to ensure they offer the most up-to-date real estate information, along with the highest level of professionalism.

Whether selling residential, agricultural, commercial or industrial properties, AARE auctioneers have enhanced knowledge in all pertinent areas, such as:

  • Marketing techniques 
  • Financial/investment calculations 
  • Evaluating cash flow 
  • Holding-period analysis 
  • Tax consequences of buying and selling properties 
  • Multi-parcel real estate auctions

Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS)

BAS designees have developed planning techniques that create successful benefit auctions. In addition, they have specialized marketing skills and ability to create a business strategy to help build both the clientele and profits. An auctioneer with the BAS designation has developed an expertise in benefit auctions and has enhanced knowledge in all pertinent areas, such as:

  • Fundraising components of benefit auctions
  • Item acquisition
  • Audience development 
  • Additional revenue items 
  • Contractual agreements 
  • Solicitation of benefit auction clients 
  • Public relations and self-promotion

Auction Technology Specialist (ATS)

The Auction Technology Specialist provides the auctioneer the tools and understanding of today’s technology and how to use it to improve their business and the client’s success. 

An auctioneer with the ATS designation has developed an expertise in marketing auction and has enhanced knowledge in all pertinent areas, such as:

  • Lead generation and prospecting
  • Inventory management
  • Digital photography and video
  • Image hosting
  • Internet marketing
  • Types of auctions and their technology needs
  • Payment processing
  • Internet marketing
  • Types of auctions and their technology needs
  • Payment processing
  • Enterprise integration
  • Websites
  • Computer marketing skills
  • Building an online community

Auction Method vs. Traditional Listing 

AUCTION METHOD

  • Property marketed separately
  • Price negotiated up
  • Up front marketing expenses
  • Sold "As-is, Where-is"
  • Pre-qualified bidders
  • Pre-determinded sale date

TRADITIONAL LISTING

  • Property listed in portfolio of other properties
  • Price negotiated down
  • Broker typically absorbs marketing fees
  • Post sale contingencies
  • Possible financing contingencies
  • Sale date unknown

 

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