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Category: Auction


Firearms, ProTips for Buying and Selling at Auction

This week we broach the subject of buying and selling firearms and guns at auction.  Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania are hot areas for gun auctions.  Before you get involved in an auction here are couple of tips for both the buyer and seller. Do you enjoy hunting or recreational shooting? Do you spend weekends… Read More


Using Real Estate in Your Retirement Portfolio

Using Real Estate as Part of Your Retirement to Diversify your Portfolio. Our past posts have looked real estate investment in the shorter timeframes.  This post takes a look at making real estate a part of your retirement portfolio.  Whether its Ohio, West Virginia or Pennsylvania, rural real estate can be an important part of… Read More


Farmland and the Communities that Support It

The Contours of Real Estate Market in Rural America, Farmland and It’s Support Areas. This week we take another look back in order to look forward.  The focus of this post is the return of farmland as an investment strategy.  Is it a long term, play and what factors may affect its value.  Also some… Read More


The Recovering Real Estate Market in Rural America

Over the next month we are going to be sprinkling in articles regarding the recovery of real estate in rural America, specifically Ohio, West Virginia, and Western Pennsylvania.  The changes it brought, along with the recovery it has spurred and lastly the lessons we have hopefully learned.    How has the real estate market in rural… Read More


Nostalgia for the Past and Excitement for the Future

What Can Nostalgia for the Past Teach us About the Future of a Company? 2017 is a less than a week old and we are all looking to the future trying to figure out this huge puzzle we call life.  On a business level, what will the New Year bring; will sales be up, how will… Read More


Mt Hope Auction Part 1 – Significance and Tour

Watch how Mt Hope Auction has influenced Kaufman Realty throughout the years. Including the history of Kaufman Realty & Auctions founder, Dave Kaufman, with Mt. Hope Auction and many Kaufman Auctioneers who have also worked at Mt Hope. See a tour of their current facilities and progress being made on the new event center.


Chattel Auctions in Non-Traditional Times

Chattels & Personal Property Auctions During the Winter. Which Items Sell the Best During this Time of Year? This week’s blog post is a supplement on last week’s post about selling during non-traditional times or more specifically in the late fall, winter, and early spring months of the year in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania…. Read More


Why to Sell Assets in Nontraditional Times

Pro-Tips for Selling in Nontraditional Times of Year This post is aimed towards the areas that have multiple seasons, not the vacation hotspots which are mainly comprised of beautiful weather and too hot to breath weather.  In our market places of Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia we are fortunate enough to experience all four seasons. … Read More


Pitfalls for Buyers & Sellers in Real Estate

Real Estate Pitfalls Pitfalls, mistakes and problems, we’ve all made them, and had them, wouldn’t it be nice to learn from others so we weren’t doomed to repeat them?  Before we get into pitfalls we’ve seen, witnessed, experienced or even been a part of; please note that this post does not for a minute presume to… Read More


If Your House Could Talk, What Would it Say?

Your House, 5 Ways to Boost it’s Value. What if your house could talk?  What would it say?  A recent blog post dealt with increasing the value of your recreational property and turning it into a recreational paradise.  What about increasing the value of your personal home?  In this post we will delve into some… Read More



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