More than 50 years have gone by
since the Hodgins family conducted
their first auction. Since then, (6000
auctions later) we have learned a lot
about marketing industrial assets, and we've
assembled a great team of people to
do it. When you have industrial assets to sell
count on our experience and
teamwork for superior results.
For each auction a team of marketing specialists
designs a powerful marketing campaign to make
certain the largest number of potential buyers are
drawn to your auction.
- Full detail internet listing
- High impact direct mail brochures
- Attractive display and classified ads in an array of
newspapers and trade journals
- Reminders through broadcast (radio) ads
Our partnership with bidspotter.com brings the global
marketplace to your auction. Interactive, real-time
bidding. As the largest provider of internet bidding
services in America, bidspotter.com brings the
experience and technology of more than
15,000 auctions with more than 180,000 international
buyers to date.
No one sets up an auction better than Hodgins.
Supervision, labour, and all necessary cleaning,
detailing and rigging of equipment are all available
through us to ensure your items are ready for sale.
Our auctioneers and ring persons are world class! True
experts at coaxing the last bid from buyers, you can be
assured that when its your money on the line, no
money is left on the table!
Most sellers engage us on a commission basis, that is
a fixed percentage of total gross auction sales. Other
options available include a financial guarantee where
you receive a guaranteed minimum amount with
participation in the proceeds over the guaranteed
amount, or an outright purchase for cash.
You can be certain that whichever option you choose
the agreement will be straight forward, clear and
businesslike. No fine print clauses, no surprises. It is
our promise to you.
Hodgins has positioned themselves to be a leader in the
online auction of assets. Your items can be presented in
an E-Bay type auction, with a custom designed advertising
program to ensure maximum bidder participation. An
added feature to our technology is the soft closing which
extends bidding for additional time if bids are placed in the
last 30 seconds.
And we have some of the best event planners in the
business. Strict attention to detail leaves nothing forgotten.
- Customer services facilities - i.e lunch, washrooms
- Parking areas with signage, banners, attendants
- Shuttle services
- Public safety issues
- Security and crowd control
Our streamlined computerized auction system provides
highly efficient buyer registration and billing procedures.
For our sellers this means accurate and timely auction
reporting. Within 30 minutes following the auction, full
reports are ready for your review and following the auction,
most seller payout's are processed within ten banking days.
Hodgins utilizes a
for delivering maximum
returns to real estate
sellers. The Company
is one of a small number of auctioneers in
North America using this sophisticated
mathematical model. Real Estate holdings are
divided and offered for sale as individual
parcels, combinations of parcels, and as
entireties with the computer program assisting
the determination of the best possible price for
A vibrant company where buyers and sellers, employees,
shareholders and suppliers all have not just an ordinary,
but an extraordinary experience.
To Create the ultimate marketplace for the sale of assets
We value and demonstrate respect and personal
responsibility; co-operation and teamwork; honesty and
integrity; hard work and excellence; fairness and true