The administration of an estate can often be an overwhelming task for an administrator or executor. The fiduciary is often consumed with the practical effects of dealing with a death in the family—funeral arrangements, family obligations, etc.—in addition to having their own personal and professional obligations....Read More
Recently we were honored to be selected by the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce for the 2019 Small Business Awards Winner. This was an incredible honor and experience for us to showcase how we collectively work to improve our service to our customers, give back to our community and grow our team members both personally and professionally.
It's 1982 and Lonny and Annette McCurdy, in their late 30’s, were contemplating a full-time auction business. Lonny was a banker by daytime dealing with lending interest rates in the high teens. Annette was a former Garvey Company secretary and both had a hunger to start their dream which triggered the inception of McCurdy Auction Service.
Finding a Buyer in Today’s Real Estate Market Isn’t a Problem…. It’s Finding Out Who Wants it the Most!
We keep hearing “I’m seeing auction signs everywhere” and there’s a reason for that. In a strong market where it’s common to hear of multiple offers and properties only being on the market for a couple days, it means there is demand and competition in our market.
More than half of all Kansas farmland or pastureland is rented. And a large number of those leases are unwritten or verbal leases. This can sometimes pose an issue for land owners.
At McCurdy Auction, we work on a wide range of properties. And each of those properties present their own spectrum of challenges. Some of those challenges can be solved with relatively simple answers, while others call for more involved solutions.
Anyone who has worked in the auction industry has heard the question. It's driven by a misconception that the only reason someone would elect to auction a property is because they are in trouble.
Auctions offer owners an innovative and effective method of selling their property - they offer an intense, accelerated real estate sale process and eliminate the traditional long-term carrying costs, such as taxes, insurance, utilities, etc.
As real estate auctions rise in popularity across the nation, we see many property owners turning to the auction method to sell their own properties.