United Country Auction Services, a division of United Country Real
Estate, reports double digit growth across the board at the end of the first
quarter of 2020 compared to last year. The company says the total volume of
auction sales as well as the amount of acres sold at auction increased 56
percent. In addition, total auction units (number of auction events) increased
by over 30 percent.
United Country has approximately 5,000 real estate professionals that
are supported for auction services needs by more than 350 auctioneers
nationwide who specialize in real estate auctions, personal property and
equipment auction sales. The company conducts thousands of real estate and
asset auctions each year coast-to-coast, which contributes to approximately 20
percent of United Country’s $4 billion in annual sales volume.
“The impressive sales growth that Auction Services has achieved in Q1
is a direct result of our expert auction team supported by the programs and
business strategies that United Country provides to our affiliated
auctioneers,” said Shawn Terrel, president of United Country Auction Services.
“This professional team of auctioneers is the most experienced and largest
auction team in the US. To support their efforts, we have an established and
perfected a comprehensive program that provides unique marketing and technology
support for over 40 niche property types. In light of the current challenges we
are all facing for the balance of the year, Auction Services provides a
critical service to clients both looking to quickly liquidate assets or
efficiently acquire needed property.”