Archive for December, 2007

National Auctioneers Association Launches Real Estate Auction MLS

National Auctioneers Association Launches Real Estate Auction MLS

. December 13, 2007

The National Auctioneers Association, the world’s largest professional association representing the interests of Auctioneers, recently launched a multiple listing service (MLS) designed specifically for real estate auctions. As consumer interest in auctions grows, consumers are turning to auctions to buy and sell real estate. The newly launched website, www.naarealestateauctions.com, provides consumers with up-to-date information on […]

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PropertyRoom.com Charity Auctions Make Wishes Come True

PropertyRoom.com Charity Auctions Make Wishes Come True

. December 13, 2007

PropertyRoom.com, the largest site for online police auctions, will conduct online charity auctions December 12 – 17 with all proceeds donated to Make-A-Wish Foundation. The auctions feature holiday gifts such as laptops, luxury jewelry, Swiss watches, designer sunglasses, rare coins and artwork, all starting at $1 No Reserve. To view click the “Charity Auctions” banner […]

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FIRST NEW YORK SPIRITS AUCTION SINCE PROHIBITION A GRAND SUCCESS AT CHRISTIES

FIRST NEW YORK SPIRITS AUCTION SINCE PROHIBITION A GRAND SUCCESS AT CHRISTIES

. December 13, 2007

Christie’s conducted the first auction of spirits to be held in New York since Prohibition. A large crowd gathered in the Christie’s saleroom at Rockefeller Center to watch this historic moment in auction history, and the total for the 100-lot selection of fine and rare whiskies, cognac, armagnac, calvados and Chartreuse fetched an excellent $304,800. […]

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Judge Grants MercExchange Damages Award in eBay Patent Infringement Case

Judge Grants MercExchange Damages Award in eBay Patent Infringement Case

. December 13, 2007

AuctionPublicity.com – Late Tuesday, US District Court Judge Jerome Friedman entered a final judgment on a Norfolk jury’s 2003 patent infringement verdict against eBay and Half.com, finding that eBay had intentionally infringed the claims of MercExchange, LLC’s ‘265 patent. The amount of the judgment, with interest, is approximately $30 million. Still pending before the Court, […]

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Inland Real Estate Auctions, Inc. Completes First Phase of $30 Million Fall Auction Series

Inland Real Estate Auctions, Inc. Completes First Phase of $30 Million Fall Auction Series

. December 13, 2007

Inland Real Estate Auctions, Inc. has completed its Chicagoland fall auction series, reflecting an increase in auctions across all property types and demonstrating an industry-wide 40 percent increase in the use of auctions in the last three years, as tracked by the National Auctioneers Association. Inland Real Estate Auctions has already completed a busy fall […]

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