Selling at Auction

American Auctions provides full auction services, All of our auctions are online and open to internet bidders broadening the customer base for you, the seller.  We do not charge for cataloging, photography or pre-auction storage, (with the exception of Real Estate).

We buy estates and offer competitive rates, talk to us before selling higher value items or collections. Allow us to provide you with the best service to meet your specific needs.

Our Commission is calculated on a Flat 25% rate & includes:

  • Unpacking, handling, cataloging, photography and display of personal property on auction day.
  • Preview day for the auctions.
  • Guaranteed payment to the seller, mailed within 14 Business days following completion of the auction.
  • Computer print-out showing the items sold and the prices realized.

Advertising cost are prorated among all of the consignors represented per auction. There is a $1.00 No Sale fee per lot that does not sell. Extra truck & labor fees may apply.

Consignments or Estates

We are experienced auctioneers well acquainted with internet, online bidding as well as live auction scenarios.  We can present your items or estate per your specific needs. Consignments can be brought to the auction center or we can arrange trucking for you. Appointments may be made by calling (563) 379-2173

We would like to meet with you regarding your estate.  We understand dispersing an estate can be a difficult time so we will do everything possible to make your sale as stress free as possible.  We have trucking available to get your estate items to the facility.   The trucking charge is made on a time basis, portal-to-portal.

Real Estate

American Auctions offers a real estate auction service.  Let us show you how we can save you money when you sell your real estate.