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Bang the Gavel Auction Service dba Seized Assets Auctioneers

Bang the Gavel Auction Service dba Seized Assets Auctioneers

(805) 496-4969

Bang the Gavel Auction Service dba Seized Assets Auctioneers

11 years in business
742 Hampshire Rd. Suite D
Westlake Village, CA 91361
Fax Numbers
  • (805) 496-7735
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (877) 468-2521
  • (805) 496-9196
Additional Email Addresses
  • ddonen@bangthegavel.com
  • bill.glasser@bangthegavel.com
BBB File Opened: 11/23/2009
Business Started: 12/13/2005
Business Started Locally: 12/13/2005
Business Incorporated: 07/29/2008 in CA
Type of Entity
Corporation
Business Management
  • Bill Glasser, Accountant
  • Mr. Blake Donen, President
  • Ms. Melanie Hartert, Executive Assistant
Business Category
  • Auctioneers
Alternate Business Names
  • Bang the Gavel Auction Services, Inc.
  • Seized Assets Auctioneers
Licensing, Bonding or Registration
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.

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Advertising Review

On October 22, 2015 BBB contacted this company regarding its Internet advertising.  Specifically, the company uses appraised values to determine the value of items being made available for auction.  The bureau has determined (through an independent third party) that the actual valued of several items was substantially lower than appraiesed value shown on the advertising.   The business did not respond to BBB's request for revisions and clarificat Read More

Pattern of Complaint

Complaints filed against this company include allegations from consumers that items offered for auction are occasionally offered with an appraised value that is significantly greater than that determined by consumer's appraisers.  The BBB questioned the company about these allegations and the company replied that they use a variety of different, independent appraisers but have not notified BBB of any steps they plan to take to eliminate the under... Read More

Overview

This company's business is an auctioneer service dedicated to helping charity groups throughout the country reach their charitable goals. In the past decade, Bang the Gavel has helped generate tens of millions of dollars through its unique auction services program.  They conduct over 10,000 transactions per month.

BBB Reason for Ratings

BBB rating is based on 13 factors: Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that affect the rating for Bang the Gavel Auction Service dba Seized Assets Auctioneers include:

  • Failure to respond to 2 complaint(s) filed against business
  • Business has failed to resolve underlying cause(s) of a pattern of complaints
  • Advertising issues found by BBB

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Bang the Gavel Auction Service dba Seized Assets Auctioneers

This Business Is Not BBB Accredited

Bang the Gavel Auction Service dba Seized Assets Auctioneers

Customer Review Rating:

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