Frequently Asked Questions

If you are thinking about having an auction, please consider having Mark Oberly Auction Services take care of your auction needs. We care about our customers, and we will do our best to ensure your satisfaction. No question is a bad question, here are a few common questions asked:

How long does it take to have an auction?

Some auctions can be finalized in 15 to 30 days.

How much money do I have to pay in advance to get my auction started?

Nothing! Most of the time the auctioneer will pay for everything and deduct that out of the proceeds of the auction.

How do I get started?

Call Mark Oberly Auction Services and explain your situation, and we will do the rest.

Do I have enough merchandise to have an auction?

Most likely, if not maybe we can combine your things with another auction.

When will I get paid?

Within a few days and sometimes immediately.

When should I have my auction?

Any time is good. People buy things all year long.

What can be sold at auction?

Anything and everything! We have not found anything that cannot be sold at auction.

What will I do with the items that do not sell at the auction?

There won’t be anything, and if there is, it probably isn’t worth keeping. Everything sells.

Will I get top dollar for my merchandise?

At auction, you will have many people that will bid against each other, and we sell it to the highest bidder. This makes everything sell for true market value.

Do I have to guarantee the things that I sell?

No, everything is sold as is, with no guarantees.

What do I have to do?

Relax and let Mark Oberly Auction Services do the work.

When should I call for an auction?

Now! We can help plan and set-up your auction.