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Reason for Rating
BBB rating is based on 16 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.
Factors that raised the rating for Columbus Fair Auto Auction include:
- Length of time business has been operating.
- Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
- Response to 2 complaint(s) filed against business.
- Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
- BBB has sufficient background information on this business.
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This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding
or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain
any requirements are currently being met.
These agencies may include:
Dealer Licensing Section, Ohio BMV
PO Box 16521, Columbus OH 43216
Phone Number: (614) 752-7636
Type of Entity
Business ManagementMs. Alexis Jacobs, President Ms. Amy Cunningham, Arbitration Manager Ms. Tara Hamilton, Front Office Manager Mr. Greg Levi, Vice President - Business Development Mr. Tim Maddy, VP Operations Ms. Gloria McCarthy, Exec. Admin. Asst. Mr. Keith Whann, CEO & General Counsel
Auto Services Auto Auctions Auctioneers
Alternate Business NamesAuction Services, Inc.
The Ohio Department of Agriculture which licenses auctioneers, offers the following Consumer Awareness tips: Before hiring and contracting with an auctioneer, there are several factors to consider. All auctioneers are required to enter into a contract with the owner or consignee of the property to be sold. Consumers should review the details of the contract: Does it state the type of auction that I am having? Does it cover the auctioneer fees? Does it cover the advertising and labor? Consumers should fully understand the services for which they will be paying. They should also consider: Auctioneer's expertise: Some auctioneers specialize in certain types of auctions. Ask the auctioneer if they know the market; the value of the property and how to attract the buyers most interested in the property. Ask for their marketing plan. Experience: Auctioneers can conduct anywhere from a few dozen or over 100 auctions in a year. Ask the auctioneer how much experience they have and how long they have been in the business; ask if the auctioneer has earned any special designations or honors from any professional organizations or if they are licensed appraisers. References: Ask for references from former clients. Licensing: Call the Ohio Department of Agriculture to see if the auctioneer is licensed and in good standing. Reputation: Talk to former clients and people who attend auctions frequently. Find out what they know about the auctioneer. Observation: Attend an auction conducted by the auctioneer. See how the auction is advertised and how the auction is run.