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 real estate assets, and we've
assembled a great team of people to do
it. When you have real estate assets to
sell count on our experience and
teamwork for superior results.
The seller sets the
conditions of sale,
when the property
will sell. The land is
Plus, there’s no limit
to the top selling
price - which often
exceeds that of negotiated sales in the same area. A quick
sale helps eliminate carrying costs allowing sellers to get
on with their lives.
An auction freezes the market as potential purchasers wait
for the auction before buying a similar property. The
auction creates buyer urgency - the property won’t be up
for sale tomorrow! Local buyers compete with outside
buyers - no one is left out.
The Company utilizes an effective, multi parcel
computerized real estate system for delivering maximum
returns to real estate sellers. Hodgins is one of a small
number of auctioneers in North America using this
sophisticated mathematical model. Land 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 sellers.
- Auction is conducted in a controlled atmosphere
- Buyers can bid on the exact package they want
- Increased competition and less risk of buyer collusion
- Buyers are allowed suffcient time to consult third
- All options are open to the buyers until the very end of
the auction. They are given ample opportunity to
reduce their package size, increase their bids, etc. The
auctions typically run two to six hours in length.
Are you dealing with a licensed broker? Hodgins
Auctioneers is a licensed Real Estate Brokerage in
Saskatchewan and Alberta, thus assuring a high level of
competency in the complexities of today’s real estate
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
- Reminders through broadcast (radio) ads
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 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.
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 recieve a
guaranteed minimum amount with
participation in the proceeds over the
guaranteed amount, or on 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 real estate 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.