What Are Some Illinois Auctions Listed on AuctionZip?


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Though the specific auctions and their contents vary significantly over time, types of auctions that frequently appear on the Illinois page of AuctionZip.com include estate sales, liquidation events, automobile sales and multi-family personal item auctions, as of 2016. Auctioneers that frequently post through the site include Matthew Bullock Auctioneers, Midas Touch Estates, Cory Craig Auctioneer, Asselmeier & May Auctions and Reed's General Merchandise.

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AuctionZip.com allows registered auctioneers and auction houses across the country to host online auctions as well as integrate online bidding into physical auction events, including numerous activities that take place within the sate of Illinois. Many of these auctions are estate sales, wherein the family or next of kin of someone who passes away sell that person's possessions. These auctions can include a wide range of inventory, ranging from clothing and furniture to cars, paintings and jewelry. Similarly, many auction houses use the service to advertise liquidation sales, which commonly occur when a company goes out of business or files for bankruptcy and thus needs to sell all of its assets to raise money to pay off debts.

Illinois auctioneers also use AuctionZip.com for automobile auctions, which can include vehicles in a variety of states and conditions. Some auctioneers sell collectors cars through the service, while others hold salvage auctions, which feature vehicles from accidents that an insurance company deems not worth repairing. The site also includes multi-family auctions, wherein several parties sell personal items through an auctioneer or auction house.

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