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Auctioneer Rick Bauer of Father Time Auctions Participates in Benefit Auction Education

Father Time® Auctions, regionally services St. Louis, Missouri and Southwestern Illinois, is a full service auction company specializing in real estate auctions, personal property auctions, business and asset liquidations is proud to announce that Rick Bauer, AARE, CES has received Benefit Auction Training at the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) Education Institute which is the only organization with the credibility to offer auctioneering designations.

The National Auctioneers Association created the Benefit Auction Specialist (BAS) professional designation to provide Auctioneers with advanced training in planning and conducting successful benefit auctions. Bauer learned techniques to aid fund raising clients in coordinating a well-planned benefit auction and to market the auction while creating a fun and exciting event that generates more revenue for fund raising clients.

“Our auctioneer received advanced training in fundraising components of benefit auctions that include item acquisition, audience development, additional revenue generating activities, contracts, marketing, public relations and promotion,” said Cathy Roesch, spokesperson and partner at Father Time® Auctions and Real Estate.

Bauer previously earned the Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE) and Certified Estate Specialist (CES) designations. The AARE program provided Bauer with expert training in evaluating property, preparing important financial documents, and preparing the property for auction in the Real Estate Market available today. There are less than 500 people, who hold and have earned the Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE) designation offered by the National Auctioneers Association, NAA.

The CES program provides Rick Bauer AARE, CES with the expert knowledge necessary to effectively manage estate asset liquidation from personal property to real estate by selling the real estate “as is with all faults and without any contingencies” and with knowledge to guide family emotion in selling the personal property.

“The economy will continue to be challenging. The requirement for expert training in gathering business intelligence, effecting solid marketing strategies and sales techniques are critical to our success in helping our clients achieve their financial goals. Education, information and execution are key elements to successful transactions today. The Benefit Auction Specialist program brings these essential elements to fundraising clients of Father Time® Auctions,” said Cathy Roesch.

Bauer said “participating in the NAA educational programs assures Father Time® Auction’s clients that we have up to date industry knowledge. It provides our firm a platform for networking with progressive Auction and Business Professionals from around the world. This gives us incredible market knowledge, advantage and perspective to play forward with our clients.”

Father Time® Auctions Services is a leading full service professional Auction, Appraisal, Marketing and Sales Liquidation Service: Home, Business, Real Estate-Home-Commercial-Farm-Land and Online Auctions. Father Time® Auctions services St. Louis, Missouri and Southwestern Illinois region of the United States.

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