What Are the Names of Some Government Auctions?


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USA.gov lists Fannie Mae, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Homesales.gov, U.S Department of Agriculture and U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development as agencies that host real estate-only auctions. GSA Auctions, GovSales.gov, Internal Revenue Service, U.S Department of Treasury Auctions and U.S. Marshals Service are agents that auction a variety of property types.

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The U.S Department of Treasury Auctions has a wide variety of merchandise available, including automobiles, aircraft, boats, real estate, jewelry, electronics, clothing, industrial equipment and miscellaneous goods. The property includes new and used items.

GovSales.gov auctions land, houses, jewelry, cars, trucks, tools and computers. The Internal Revenue Service, under the authority of the Internal Revenue Code, auctions property that has been seized or acquired for nonpayment of internal revenue taxes. IRS auctions antiques, art, jewelry, collectibles and luxury items. It also has automobiles, motorcycles, trucks and boats, coins and precious metals. Commercial/industrial property, equipment and supplies; financial instruments, notes, patents, stocks; household goods and real estate are also on auction by IRS.

The U.S Marshals Service manages and sells assets seized and forfeited by federal law enforcement agencies in America. The Marshals Service manages various types of assets, including real estate, vehicles, commercial businesses, cash, financial instruments, jewelry, art, antiques, collectibles, vessels and aircraft.

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