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DYBAS Completes NAA Education Institute’s MPPA

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01/15/2016 Moecker Auctions, Inc.
(407) 617-4253                             ddybas@moeckerauctions.com

DYBAS Completes NAA Education Institute’s Master Personal Property Appraiser Designation 
Overland Park, Kan. –David D. Dybas, in Tampa, Florida has completed courses to receive the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) Education Institute’s Master Personal Property Appraiser (MPPA) designation. 

The MPPA designation denotes an appraiser who has attained mastery of the appraisal practice. MPPA requires earning the GPPA designation, which consists of 35 hours of classroom instruction and a sample appraisal report, as well as demonstrated skill in the discipline over time. The MPPA designee is also required to be compliant with the Uniform Standards of Property Appraisal Practices.

Moecker Auctions, Inc. is a well-known, trusted and respected Florida based Auction Company that offers its clients much more than just highly successful statewide auctions for virtually any type of assets. Moecker Auctions, Inc. is licensed, bonded, & fully insured and maintains a staff of experienced accredited professionals with accountability to administer and facilitate its operations. With combined experience of over 40 years, Moecker Auctions offers a unique approach to administer auctions, appraisals, liquidations, site inspections and writs.

In addition to the MPPA, the NAA’s Education Institute offers designation for Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI), Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS), Certified Estate Specialist (CES), Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate (AARE), and Graduate Personal Property Appraiser (GPPA), as well as various certificate programs.

With approximately 4,000 members from throughout the world, the National Auctioneers Association is the largest organization of its kind dedicated to promoting the auction method of marketing and competitive bidding industry. The organization was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kan. For more information on the NAA and its programs, visit www.auctioneers.org.

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Auction in Action

Rain or shine, Moecker Auction staff is always ready for an auction! Here are some photos taken of the Brazilian Marble & Granite auction that took place in Lake Worth on September 17th, 2015.

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Florida Auctioneers Storm the Capitol

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Myers Jackson 904-200-1547
Public Relations Committee Chairman
Florida Auctioneers Association

 Florida Auctioneers Storm the Capitol

Members of The Florida Auctioneers Association will visit with members of Florida’s Legislation 

March 31st, 2014  (TALLAHASSEE, FL.) – Florida Auctioneers will storm the Capitol Wednesday April 2nd with plans to visit every member of Florida’s Legislature. This is a most important undertaking for Florida’s Auctioneers with many aspirations of bringing the message that members of this association wants public awareness about the industry. We also want to bring important issues and pending legislation to the attention of members of the House and Senate” Says Myers Jackson CAI, Public Relations Chairman for the FAA” The Auction Industry has been a part of society for hundreds of years and now is not the time to go unnoticed or be undone and Auctioneers are here cry out with a loud voice” says Jackson.

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FAA President Chad Johnson started this project in 2013 and current President Rose White is determined to continue to make our presents known in Tallahassee. All Auctioneers and members of the public are asked to please join us not only for a great experience but to let our government know who we are, what we do for the consumer and that laws & licensing are needed.  “We feel this is very important for us to be seen & heard in Tallahassee says “Rose White, President FAA “Our Government needs to know what we do and how we affect consumers and the economy and deregulation is not the answer to Protect The Consumer!” says White.

 In 2013 Florida Auctioneers took the Capitol early and continued through out the day going through every floor of Florida’s Capitol Building.  “The highlight of the day was a special gavel presentation personally to Senate President Don Gaetz,” said Chad Johnson, 2013 FAA President. “The Senator took time to discuss important actions in numerous bills that affect the auction industry. Another gavel presentation was made to the staff for The Speaker of the House Will Weatherford.”

 The auctioneers spent the entire day meeting with committee chairs and legislators from their home districts and countless others.

 “The day was a huge success,” Johnson said. “The efforts put forward by all involved were certainly proactive movements and show the dedication to the advancement and protection of consumers as well has members of the association.”

As Auctioneers look to talk about the important issues they also want to get to know their legislator better than ever. This is a prime opportunity for industry leaders to converge with our states leaders. Talking about issues and being better able to understand how bills and committees work in the process of making law will be on top of the agenda. This group of fast talkers looks to slow the pace and take a role of learning while promoting the importance of the Auction Industry.

Some of the issues that face Auctioneers are the second hand dealer law and regulation of auctions and auctioneers. Joseph F. Kikta, GPPA, CES recently spoke with the Florida Auction Commission, the body that is tasked to regulate Auctioneers throughout the state and has brought multiple issues to the attention of the commission such as online biding and definitions of the terms Auctions and Auctioneers and the standards that regulate the industry. Mr. Kikta is the Chairman of the Legislative Affairs Committee for the Florida Auctioneers Association. All are sure that there will be great conversation about these issues as well as others. 

Have you ever heard the term ”Have Gavel will Travel’ well if you haven’t and you wish to meet some of the states best Auctioneers take the time to travel to Tallahassee. Get to know a great group of professionals that are ready and willing to go above and beyond the call of duty to help in the time of crisis or just because a seller wants a competitive marketplace to sell goods and property. While working for families handling estate auctions or attorneys with trust dispositions Auctioneers are always standing tall. Calling bids to help raise money for charitable organizations all over the State Auctioneers while producing millions of dollars for great causes. Selling Real Property first at Auction with strong marketing skills and not as a last resort. Selling personal property, conducting business and equipment sales in live outcry events or online only auctions happen almost daily. Some Auctioneers specialize in bankruptcy and foreclosure work, however the scope of our talents goes far beyond the courthouse steps.  Take the challenge come see for yourself in Tallahassee, get to know the movers and shakers in a fast paced world of Auctioneering.

All Auctioneers and the public are welcome to attend this special event in Tallahassee on Wednesday. More information about this event and other happenings with the Florida Auctioneer Association may be found at www.FloridaAuctioneers.org.

 About the Florida Auctioneers Association
The Florida Auctioneers Association has thrived to support ethics and public relations since 1961. Members of this Association strive to promote the welfare of Auctioneers while education in the public arena. The Florida Auctioneers Association is the organization for the professional licensed Auctioneer and licensed Auction Business who performs Auctions in the State of Florida. Membership is also open to employees of Auctioneers/Auction Businesses that are not Auctioneers as well as individuals and businesses that have an interest in the Auction industry and in sync with the objectives and ethics of the Association.

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First Auction of 2014

The first auction of 2014 went off without a hitch despite the rain and cold weather. We had a great attendance at the Schumann Casters & Equipment Co. auction held on Tuesday, January 28th. We had many participants from the local Jacksonville area as well as from out of town. The Assignee was very pleased with the results. Thank you all who participated in the first auction of the year! We hope to see you at the next one!

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Moecker Auctions Sponsors President’s Reception at Florida Auctioneers Association

Moecker Auctions staff attended the Florida Auctioneers Association 46th Annual Winter Convention held at Hilton University of Gainesville in Gainesville, Fl on Nov 9th through Nov 11th. 

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Michael Moecker has received the 2013 Lewis C. Dell Auctioneer Hall of Fame Award!

 

Moecker Auctions, Inc. is extremely pleased to share exciting news!

 

1472018_1394160724158903_532778456_n (2)Michael Moecker has received the 2013 Lewis C. Dell Auctioneer Hall of Fame award from the Florida Auctioneers Association (FAA). The awards presentation took place during the FAA’s Winter Convention held November 9-11 in Gainesville, Florida. 

Michael Moecker has been a staunch advocate of the auction industry for many years.  He founded Moecker Auctions Inc. in 1993 and currently serves as Chairman. He is also Chairman of the State Board of Auctioneers which is responsible for licensing and regulating auctioneers. A member of the Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association, Mr. Moecker also lectures a class along with Judge Mike Williamson to 4th year law students attending University of Gainesville. Mr. Moecker has worked hard over the years to promote and insure that ethics and professionalism are adhered to within the industry.

The Lewis C. Dell Auctioneer Hall of Fame Award was named in honor of the late Lewis C. Dell, a well-known auctioneer from Sanford who was instrumental in getting auction license laws passed in the state. A charter member of the FAA, Dell served as president in 1979 and was the first recipient of the Hall of Fame award in 1985. This award holds special meaning as it is voted on by past honorary recipients.

The Florida Auctioneers Association is a professional organization dedicated to the progress and advancement of the auction industry throughout the state. Members subscribe to the highest standards of professional practice and ethics, and stay abreast of the latest auction techniques and laws governing the auction method of marketing through educational programs, conferences and literature. For more information, go to www.floridaauctioneers.org.

 

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Rose White elected unanimously as President of the Florida Auctioneers Association!

Rose WhiteThe Florida Auctioneers Association held their Winter Convention November 9-11 in Gainesville, Fl and Rose White has been unanimously elected as the new FAA President.

Working out of the Orlando office, Rose coordinates and supervises all aspects of the preparation and sale of assets at auction or liquidation. Rose is an Auctioneer, holds designations of GPPA (Graduate Personal Property Appraiser), MPPA (Master personal Property Appraiser) and CES (Certified Estate Specialist). She also belongs to the Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association, is a Georgia Auctioneers Association member and belongs to the International Fellowship of Christian Auctioneers.  In addition to working for Moecker Auctions, she also works for our parent company Michael Moecker & Associates as a case administrator for assignment for the benefit of creditors and other alternatives to bankruptcy such as liquidations.

Rose has worked for over 17 years in the auction industry and has served the FAA in various capacities.  Her efforts, under the mentorship of Michael Moecker along with many other auctioneers and FAA members have significantly strengthened the commitment to professionalism and ethics within the auction community.  Her dedication to the profession is paramount and evidenced by the fact that she was elected President unanimously by the Florida Auctioneers Association members. 

Congratulations Rose!

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Moecker Auctions Sponsors Main Event at Florida Auctioneers Association

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Summer Convention (June 9th – 11th)

This year the Florida Auctioneers Association held its “45th Summer Convention” at the Boca Raton Marriot in Town Center, Boca Raton, Florida.  55 Registered Attendee’s were treated to a wealth of informative insights by some of Florida’s most experienced and well established auctioneers.  Our thanks to Stan Crooks, Matt Green, Benny Fisher and Lynne Zink (who made the trip from Maryland) for taking the time to enlighten us with their unique perspectives and information about the auction industry and related subjects.  Thanks also to Charlene Mills and Andrew Adler from the U.S. Post Office for their presentation on Advertising and Shipping alternatives.

Our own Rose White, President Elect of the Florida Auctioneers Association served on a panel with Chris Fisher and Christine Dudley answering questions about the auction process from start to finish.  Thank you all for sharing your substantial knowledge and experience with all of the attendee’s.

Cliff Shuler Auctioneers and Liquidators sponsored the Breaks and Debbie Shuler, FAA Secretary/Treasurer and crew did a fabulous job of organizing the entire event.  Chad Johnson, FAA President and Don Kirkland, FAA Vice President welcomed everyone and provided great information on current issues and concerns regarding the auction business and how auctioneers can get involved with the Florida Legislature to have a voice on these issues.

Everyone had a “Great Time” at the “Fun Auction” and we raised over $3,000.00 that will go directly to the FAA.  Thank you for your generosity everyone!

The convention wound up with the State of Florida Board of Auctioneers meeting, Michael Moecker presiding with members Fred Dietrich and Donald Shearer in attendance as well as support staff.

As a first time attendee, it was great to see the camaraderie within the industry and the genuine love these auctioneers have for the business.  Even more impressive is the commitment to “protect” and “preserve” the public’s trust.  These Auctioneers are dedicated to “doing the right thing” by their clients and are willing to put their money where their mouth is by going the extra mile and taking it to the legislature, which, as we all know can be quite a task.  This made me feel proud to be in the company of this group. 

Welcome to all who are new and many thanks for all the support from everyone. Your efforts made the 2013 FAA Summer Conference a terrific experience!  Great job!

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Written by: Robin Williams

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And the win goes to……

On October 30th at the FAA (Florida Auctioneers Association) Winter Convention located in the Crowne Plaza in Fort Myers, Florida Elections for the 2012-2013 terms took place. After the elections were concluded, Rose White of Moecker Auctions, Inc. was unanimously voted to the President Elect position.

As soon as Rose was sworn in as President Elect the Congratulations started pouring in from fellow FAA members, co-workers, family and friends, through face to face, e-mails, phone calls, and text messages. I have worked with Rose for over 17 years and respect her as if she were my own mother said “I’m proud of you Mom.”

Rose has been a member of the FAA since 2002 and has served on the board for 4 years. Serving as a director in 2010- 2011 and as Vice President in 2012. The duties Rose performed as a director included but not limited to were, Co-Chair of Membership and fun auction, she also assisted Debbie Suler coordinate convention planning. As Vice President, her duties included the responsibilities of the June FAA convention by setting up speakers, seminars, round table discussions and the presence of the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulations Board of Auctioneers. Also included in the duties of Rose’s Vice Presidency were Co-Chair of Membership, grievance committee and fun auction.

As President Elect, Rose will be the Chairman of Membership and will kick off a new program mentoring new auctioneers through pairing them with seasoned auctioneers and teaching them the steps to gaining a successful auction business and the strengths needed to grow in the industry. Rose will be setting up the FAA November 2013 Winter Convention in Gainesville scheduled for November 10-12, 2013. Once again, another convention full of networking, seminars and fun.

In March, Rose will attend the 2013 NAA State Leadership Conference hosted by the NAA (National Auctioneers Association). The annual conference brings state association leaders and executive directors together to network and discuss their state associations. Rose is also very excited to go to Tallahassee April 10-11, 2013 when the FAA will join with the FAR (Florida Association of Realtors) for a Legislative Day. This will be a great opportunity for auctioneers and auction business owners from across Florida to meet with their state legislators to discuss the issues that affect the auction industry the most.

After a successful career in retail for 25 years, Rose joined Moecker Auctions, Inc. over 15 years ago and has continued to strive to further her education and commitment to Moecker Auctions, Inc. and the auction industry. Rose is an active member of the FAA (Florida Auctioneers Association), NAA (National Auctioneers Association), Central Florida Bankruptcy LawAssociation and the Fellowship of Christian Auctioneers. Education and Professional Auctioneer Designations through the NAA Education Institute include CES (Certified Estate Specialist), MPPA (Master Personal Property Appraiser), USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice) and Expert Witness Program. Rose is also a Florida Licensed Auctioneer with her education through Miami/Dade College.

As much as Rose enjoys working for Moecker Auctions, Inc. and the parent company, Michael Moecker & Associates, Inc. her real passion and love is her family and friends which includeJerry her loving husband of 44 years, daughter Traci, son-in-law Rob and grandchildren Dylan (10) and Dakota (7).

Once again congratulations and everyone wishes you the best!

Written by: David D. Dybas, of Moecker Auctions, Inc.

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Yes, we’ve gone social!

In an effort to enhance our communication with our subscribers, we launched Facebook and Twitter.

You can now stay up to date on the latest news and upcoming events from Moecker Auctions by following us on Facebook and Twitter. Simply click below to start connecting today! 

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Claudio Osorio assets up for auction next week!

Moecker Auctions has been commissioned to sell the personal property of embattled businessman Claudio Osorio.  Assets will consist of furniture, high-end home décor, collectible masks, Romero Britto paintings, Steinway & Son’s piano, oriental rugs and much more.  The auction is scheduled for Tuesday, October 16th at 10am at 12864 NW South River Drive, Medley, Florida 33178. Preview will be available one hour prior to the auction. Everyone is welcomed to attend!  This auction will be onsite and online in real time! Don’t miss it!

Please read the press release from the South Florida Business Journal by Paul Brinkmann, Reporter

Press release of Claudio Osorio auction

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It’s a boy!

 

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Everyone at Moecker Auctions would like to congratulate Jason and his wife for the birth of their first child born on September 10th.

See tiny fingers and tiny toes,
Bright baby eyes, cute baby nose;
Hear baby gurgles and baby sighs,
As Mom and Dad sing lullabies.
Life is changed, but that’s okay;
It’s fun to spend glad hours each day,
Taking time for all the good
That comes along with parenthood.

 By Joanna Fuchs

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Check out our display ad in SOUNDINGS publication for the Nautica auction

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Gearing up for a huge car auction

Moecker Auctions is gearing up for a huge car auction in Delray Beach, Florida.

Bob of Big Bob’s Cars has commissioned us to sell all his vehicles through onsite auction scheduled for Saturday, September 29th. Participants will have over 80+ cars to choose from: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercury, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Pontiac, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo. Everyone is welcome to attend this sit down sale. Food truck vendor will be present throughout the day selling simple to sophisticated meals and drinks. Inspection will take place from 9:30 to 11am. Auction will commence at 11:00am. 

Big Bob will finance everyone! No credit checks or proof of income. Big Bob is also offering 90 day warranty on all used cars!

Bring the family to this “car”nival auction! 

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New website

Welcome! We are pleased to announce the launch of the redesigned Moecker Auctions website.

You asked, made suggestions, and we listened

The website offers easier navigation, more in-depth content, news blogs, testimonial page, integrated social media and a cleaner, modern appeal.  The whole idea of the change was to make our website more user friendly for our visitors. 

Please take a moment to view our website, visit our “current events” section and let us know what you think. 

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About Moecker Auctions

Auctions have been around since 500 BC and the concept remains the same, “you want the most for your assets”. The auction method is not only the best way to obtain true global value for your assets, it is a proven effective method of accomplishing your goals.   

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Founded in 1993 by Michael Moecker, Moecker Auctions was formed to complement the highly successful Michael Moecker & Associates insolvency solution company. During its almost twenty year tenure, Moecker Auctions has become “the standard in auction excellence”. As a current member of the Florida Board of Auctioneers, the governing entity of the auction profession, Mr. Moecker has played an integral role in promoting the auction industry and the benefits it can provide to its clients.

While maintaining a full staff of auctioneers over the last two decades, we have conducted hundreds of successful auction events across the state of Florida.

Our strategically placed office network provides statewide coverage for our clients including appraisals, on-site inspections, inventory verifications, liquidations, asset recovery, execution of replevins, writ actions and auctions. Whether you are a Trustee, Receiver, Assignee, Bankruptcy Attorney, Financial Institution or a privately held company, we have the resources to provide solutions.

 Moecker Auctions, Inc. staff consists of:

Florida licensed Auctioneers (AU 3219, AU 4116, AU 4192, AU 4272), Certified Estate Specialists(CES), Graduate Personal Property Appraisers (GPPA), Master Personal Property Appraiser (MPPA) and an Auction Technology Specialist (ATS).  All of our appraisers are certified with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). 

The staff is educated through the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute, and is dedicated to maintaining continuing education for superior service to our clients.

Michael Moecker & Associates, Inc,. Moecker Auctions, Inc. and Moecker Realty, Inc. maintain offices and personnel strategically located throughout Florida in order to quickly and effectively implement solutions.

We look forward to working with you on appraisals or onsite and online auctions.

Please feel free to contact Moecker Auctions, Inc. and we will gladly provide a completely confidential detailed proposal for your assets without cost or obligation.

Written by: David Dybas and Rose White

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Welcome to the new Moecker Auctions Website

Welcome.
We’re proud to announce our new website.

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