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NAA: National Auctioneers Association

Founded in 1949, the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to professional auctioneers. The NAA was built by auctioneers, for auctioneers. Headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., the NAA represents the interests of thousands of auctioneers in the U.S., Canada and across the world.Read More

The NAA also represents the individual auctioneer and a range of auction professionals servicing a variety of industries. The association is dedicated to providing its members with educational programming and resources to help them advance themselves as professional auctioneers. Members of the NAA abide by a strict Code of Ethics and are connected with an extensive network of professional auctioneers. As a member of the NAA, auctioneers have access to several benefits developed specifically to help them grow professionally and advance their auction careers and businesses.


Nebraska Auctioneers Association LogoNeAA: Nebraska Auctioneers Association

The Nebraska Auctioneers Association is the professional organization for practicing auctioneers, their associates, affiliated businesses and other related professionals. Read More

Membership in the NeAA although voluntary, carries with it a requirement of professional commitment to other professionals, clients, customers and the public at large that extends beyond that of laws and professional regulations. Members of the NeAA accept this obligation to conduct themselves and their businesses in a manner that serves the public interest, protects the public trust and furthers the goals of their profession.

This Code of Ethics of the Nebraska Auctioneers Association and the accompanying Standards of Practice guides the members in the performance of their professional responsibilities and duties. While this Code may establish obligations higher than those mandated by law, in any instance where the Code and the law conflict, the obligations of the law must take precedence.


Iowa Auctioneers Association LogoIAA: Iowa Auctioneers Association 

The Iowa Auctioneers Association is a professional organization for practicing auctioneers, their associates, affiliated businesses and other related professionals. Their mission is to enhance the skills, knowledge, professionalism and image of all Iowa auctioneers. Read More

IAA is passionate about their mission because they want to help elevate the standards of the auction industry and promote a good public image to all existing and future customers. They want their members to have and keep a high regard for competence and fair dealing.

The IAA is adamant about encouraging new auctioneers, promoting the auction method of marketing and protecting the auction method of marketing. They are constantly encouraging new auctioneers at their annual conferences and competitions. They also offer counseling, advice and examples to all auction marketers. They are able to stay constantly connected with their members through a monthly newsletter and the conferences.


Certified Auctioneers Institute LogoCAI: Certified Auctioneers Institute

CAI is the professional designation awarded to practicing auctioneers who meet the experiential, educational and ethical standards set by the NAA and its Education Institute. It is the most respected professional designation an auctioneer can acquire. Read More

The program focuses on developing the skills required to operate a successful auction firm and business.

CAI designees pride themselves on being a part of an extraordinary network of professional auctioneers who possess the knowledge and skills needed to provide their clients with outstanding services. The CAI designation communicates to attorneys, trust officers, government officials, accountants and others affiliated with the auction industry that you are committed to continuing education and are dedicated to professionalism, integrity and excellence in the auction profession.

CAI is a program completed over a three-year period (CAI I, CAI II, CAI III). Every March, auctioneers from across the world get together for a week of intensive training. In addition to classroom instruction, CAI students network with fellow auctioneers and develop lasting business partnerships, mentoring relationships, and friendships.


Graduate Personal Property Appraiser LogoGPPA: Graduate Personal Property Appraiser

The National Auctioneers Association’s custom designed program enhances the professional auctioneer’s appraisal skills and knowledge.Read More

After attending and completing the GPPA designation, you will feel empowered to take on virtually any appraisal. The GPPA program teaches students the responsibilities of being an appraiser and provides advanced training in the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) guidelines.

The Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 recognizes USPAP as the generally accepted appraisal standards and requires USPAP compliance for appraiser in federally related transactions. State Appraiser Certification and Licensing Boards; federal, state, and local local agencies, appraisal services; and appraisal trade associations require compliance with USPAP.


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MPPA: Master Personal Property Appraiser

A professional designation awarded by the National Auctioneers Association to help professional auctioneers learn the responsibilities of appraising assets.Read More

Designees are taught to conduct a complete and appropriate appraisal, as well as taught to know the various factors that affect the value of appraised items. MPPA designees specialize in one or more of the following areas: antiques and estates, plant machinery and equipment, construction and agricultural equipment, or small business valuation. In order to be granted the MPPA designation, the auctioneer must already be credentialed with the GPPA.

The National Auctioneers Association created the Master Personal Property Appraiser (MPPA) professional designation to provide GPPA auctioneers with advanced training in appraisals. The MPPA designation is designed to recognize three elements: a commitment to continuing education in the appraisal field, longevity and experience in the discipline of property appraisal, and a depth of experience in personal property appraisal.


Realtor & MLS LogoREALTOR & MLS: Multiple Listing Service

The National Association of REALTORS® is America’s largest trade association, representing over 1.1 million members, including NAR’s institutes, societies, and councils, involved in all aspects ofRead More

the residential and commercial real estate industries. The membership is composed of residential and commercial REALTORS® who are brokers, salespeople, property managers, appraisers, counselors, and others engaged in the real estate industry. Members belong to one or more of approximately 1,300 local associations/boards and 54 state and territory associations of REALTORS®.

The term REALTOR® is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.

Working for America’s property owners, the National Association of REALTORS® provides a facility for professional development, research, and exchange of information among its members and to the public and government for the purpose of preserving the free enterprise system and the right to own real property.


Proxibid LogoProxibid

Proxibid, a thriving company that got its start in Silicon Prairie, takes pride in their Nebraska heritage. Read More

Proxibid also takes pride in the fact that they are bringing together 3,000 auctioneers, asset owners and consignors with thousands of buyers from 190 countries. Proxibid is backed by the industry’s most sophisticated fraud prevention tools—a hybrid of proprietary technology, manual processes and third-party partnerships—all with the goal to ensure buyers and sellers are who they say they are and do what they say they are going to do. Proxibid is 100 percent PCI compliant. Combining that with the enterprise-level technology and infrastructure that boasts a 99.9+% uptime, ensures buyers and sellers can transact with confidence.

Jack Nitz & Associates uses the power of Proxibid for Timed Auctions and Live Auctions.

Timed Auctions:

Buyers place bids during the event and the highest bidder at a specified closing date and time wins the item. If a user places a bid in the closing minutes of an auction the Proxibid system automatically extends the bidding time frame, ensuring that the buyer willing to bid the highest always wins.

·         Bidding has a start and end date/time.

·         Bidding may close all at the same time or lot-by-lot in equally spaced intervals

·         All bids are submitted online.

Live Auctions:

Live auctions are physical auctions conducted at an onsite location with or without an onsite audience.

Proxibid’s online platform, Proxibid LIVE!, makes it possible for bidders to participate in real-time, competing against onsite and other online buyers. A real, live person operates the software and provides a constant stream of communication to online bidders. Buyers can ask questions about individual items or the auction itself. Live audio and video of the auction is available to online bidders when sellers choose to use this function.

Buyers can bid in different ways—on site, over the phone or online. Typical auctions on Proxibid use the ascending bid method, also known as an English auction. This method requires participation of a minimum of two bidders. The auctioneer calls for an opening price and buyers bid competitively in succession, raising bids usually by equal increments. The auction is over when no new bids are raised and the auctioneer calls “sold” or drops the hammer.

When an event or individual item is available for live bidding, you will see the “ENTER LIVE AUCTION” button. To place a live bid you must be logged in with a full account profile. 


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