Auction FAQ

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Bill has over 15 years experience in the auction industry. He has been a member of the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association (PAA) his entire career as well as continued his education beyond his Pennsylvania Auctioneers License to become a certified appraiser with the Certified Appraisers Guild of America (CAGA). With Bill's license, certifications, and experience as both an auctioneer and appraiser, he can offer you the peace of mind of not only a successful auction or appraisal, but also professionalism and an easy to understand marketing program and Final Settlement for your auction or Appraisal Summary. You can feel confident that Baker & Bellis Auctioneers will produce an auction that will generate the best outcome for you.
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We do aggressive marketing, open houses, and private showings for your property to ensure we find the right buyer. Typically after real estate has been sold at auction, the closing for the real estate will happen within 30-45 days, with the total auction program taking approximately 60 days total, instead of several months or years through other methods of selling real estate.
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No. We work through all weather conditions that mother nature can throw at us, unless it threatens the safety of auction attendees or the merchandise being sold.
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Most anything can be sold using the auction method.
  • Personal Property
  • Vacant Land and Real Estate
  • Estates
  • Business and Hobby Liquidations
  • Farm Machinery
  • Industrial Equipment & Trade Items
  • Commercial Property & Equipment
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Antiques
  • Guns
  • Oil and Gas Equipment
  • Vehicles, boats, and RV's
  • Coins
  • Almost anything
Answer:
Contact us by calling 814.671.1978 to schedule a sales consultation. Bill will personally contact you to set up a time when you can meet him and discuss your situation and items. Baker & Bellis Auctioneers prides itself in personally taking care of each client. We do not send other auctioneers or staff to meet you. Baker & Bellis Auctioneers takes the time to honestly explain whether or not an auction is best for your situation.
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Nothing. We will be more than happy to come to your location and talk to you if you are considering the auction method of selling at no cost!!!
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NO. Sometimes things that you think are little to no value, or you think is junk, might indeed hold value, and can be a nice addition to your auction, instead of being discarded. But remember, not everything that is old is an antique and collectible.
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Call Baker and Bellis Auctioneers. With our advertising know how we reach out to masses by advertising through numerous papers and websites to achieve the highest value for your items. Selling your items through us eliminates you having to deal with phone calls, low ball offers, and numerous dead end showings. Plus, with our service, we liquidate all the items you want to sell in one day, not months or years. Call Baker & Bellis Auctioneers today! 814.671.1978