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Jim Payton | Profile
Jim Payton is a professional businessman, former bank president, two term county commissioner, and a highly sought after auctioneer. Mr. Payton has over 30 years of experience in auctioneering. He has successfully managed over 3,000 auctions generating millions of dollars for his clients. He has the unique ability to bring together satisfied buyers and sellers.
Successful auctions require that the auctioneer have a considerable amount of expertise in his or her field. Further, the auctioneer must have strong communication skills with the ability to bring both satisfied buyers and sellers together. This is often no easy task. Jim Payton understands the financial perspective and the different points of view of both the buyer and seller. Jim Payton’s experience, management, and organizational skills are a major asset to any individual, business, or charity seeking to sell property and generate revenue. Jim Payton and his staff provide a professional and managerial approach to the art of auctioneering.
Jim Payton, Auctioneer | Licensed AU3404 AB2743
Telephone: 352-274-2901 or 352-622-8000
1505 SE Fort King Street
Ocala Florida 34479
Jim Payton, The Auctioneer
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Why a Public Auction?
Auctions have become the preferred choice and most valuable method for selling almost any type of personal or commercial property today. In 2006 the value of goods and services sold at live auctions in the U.S. alone exceeded $200 billion dollars. Over one half of the U.S. population has attended a live auction and consider it to be both entertaining and a great way to get good deals on property being auctioned off. A good auction is known to always bring together satisfied buyers and sellers.
When a decision is made to sell by auction, the most important thing to remember is you must hire a qualified and experienced auctioneer to handle your auction. This is critical. The success of your auction is at stake.
Hiring an Auctioneer
So what do you look for when hiring an auctioneer or auction company and how can you be sure you’re hiring the right auctioneer?
The answer to that question is based on the auctioneer’s overall experience and track record. How long has the auctioneer been in business? What is their reputation? Does he or she have more than one specialty area? Does it complement the property you want to sell at your auction? These are all questions that should be asked to help insure that your auction to be a success.