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NAA forum adds custom groups

Perhaps one of the most valuable benefits to being a member in the National Auctioneers Association is the networking and community of friends and neighbors in the profession. The ability to bounce ideas off of someone doing the same type … Continue reading

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Traffas and Fine named national institute trustees

Here’s a recent press release from the Purple Wave blog. Though it doesn’t mention it in the article, the other new trustee with term expiring in 2013 is Michael Fine, CAI, AARE, executive vice president at Sheldon Good. MANHATTAN, Kan. … Continue reading

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GPPA and MPPA designations – Graduate and Master Personal Property Appraiser

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series NAA designations

One of the hats that many auctioneers wear is that of an appraiser. Appraisals can be court-ordered or requested by sellers wanting to know what their assets are worth. Many auctioneers, masters of the secondary market, serve as experts on … Continue reading

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NAA’s Hannes Combest launches blog

Hannes Combest, CAE, is the Chief Executive officer of the National Auctioneers Association. Yesterday, she launched a blog over at Blogspot with a series of articles about the Certified Auctioneers Institute, currently underway in Bloomington, Indiana. We’ll be covering CAI … Continue reading

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CES designation – Certified Estate Specialist

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series NAA designations

“You only have one opportunity to sell the family estate. Shouldn’t you make sure you have a top-notch professional?” The tag line for the Certified Estate Specialist (CES) designation course from the National Auctioneers Association makes clear the importance of … Continue reading

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