About Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales
Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales was founded in 1963 by Marvin E. Alexander. The business office is located in the Alexander Building at 239 University Street, Martin, Tennessee. Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales is a full-time auction company managing, selling and conducting auctions in Tennessee and surrounding states. The Company has handled over 3,750 auctions.
Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales has developed and cultivated a clientele that is interested in agricultural, commercial and investment properties, industrial, construction and farm equipment, inventory and related items.
Alexander Auctions is active in selling farm and development land, industrial buildings and equipment, commercial buildings, business liquidations, farm equipment, personal property and specialty auctions.
The Company has a mobile office equipped with computers and the latest equipment to conduct and collect the auction.
Alexander Auctions has a modern sound truck with modern sound equipment, computerized clerking with wireless clerking and cashiering system on Auction Day.
PERSONAL & COMPANY LICENSES
• Tennessee Auctioneer Firm License #107
• Tennessee Auctioneer License #09
• Kentucky Auctioneer License # 7140
• Arkansas Auctioneer License # 2012
• Mississippi Auction License # 1392
• Tennessee Public Automobile Auctioneer License #010
• (Tennessee Auctioneer’s License is reciprocal with 16 other states; therefore licenses can be obtained by filing applications and paying fees. 14 States do not have auction license laws.)
• Tennessee Real Estate Broker License #054268
• Tennessee Real Estate Firm License #054267
• Tennessee Contractors License #00039308
• Kentucky Real Estate License #168
• Arkansas Real Estate License # PB00072611
• Mississippi Real Estate License #20717
MARVIN E. ALEXANDER, FOUNDER OF
ALEXANDER AUCTIONS & REAL ESTATE SALES
Marvin was inducted into the National Auctioneer Hall of Fame in July, 2009.
Marvin was chosen the 1989 International Bid Calling Auctioneer Champion at the National Auctioneers Association, July 1989, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Marvin was chosen the 1997 All-Round World Champion Bid Calling Auctioneer at Calgary, Canada, in July 1997.
Marvin was inducted into the Tennessee Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame in 1993.
Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales has been a leader in the Real Estate, Industrial and Commercial Equipment Liquidation, Farm and Construction Equipment and Personal Property Auction business for years in Tennessee and in adjoining states.
Marvin Alexander is the owner of Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales. Alexander Auctions & Real Estate Sales offers a full-service auction company and a real estate company in the business of listing and selling commercial & industrial properties, homes, farms, lots and small acreage tracts to the general public on a commission basis.
Marvin's 54 years as a licensed auctioneer, real estate broker and real estate appraiser has earned him a reputation for tireless marketing efforts and top results for his clients. His knowledge of the auction business assures you of getting the highest price for your property.
Marvin Alexander has personally bought and sold farms, commercial and industrial real estate, residential properties and development land which he has developed into subdivisions, lots and acreage tracts since 1969, in numerous counties in Tennessee and Kentucky.
In addition to dividing his own property, he has sold hundreds of farms, commercial, industrial and development acreage tracts and lots through the years, both privately and at auction in Tennessee, Kentucky and Mississippi. This experience has provided him the knowledge of how to divide and separate farms, acreage, and development land into different parcels to entice and leverage prospective purchasers into paying maximum prices for the property.
* Certified Auctioneers Institute Member
* Tennessee Auctioneers Association Member
* National Auctioneers Association Member
* National & Tennessee Association of Realtors Member
1997 All Around World Champion Auctioneer, Calgary, Canada
1989 International Auctioneer Champion, July 1989, at the National Auctioneers Association Convention, Cincinnati, Ohio
1988 - 1 of 15 Finalists in the International Auctioneers Championship, Dallas, Texas
1988 - Winner of the Tennessee Auctioneer Bid Calling Championship, Nashville Tennessee
Competed in the World's Livestock Auctioneer Contest and International Auctioneers Contest
1983 - 1 of 15 Finalists in World Livestock Auctioneer Contest, Dickson, Tennessee
1980 - Runner-up Champion of Eastern Region, Templeton, California
1977 - Runner-up Champion of Eastern Region, Calgary, Canada
1976 - World Champion of Eastern Region, New Holland, Pennsylvania
1974 - World Champion of Eastern Region, Spokane, Washington
1973 - Reserved Champion of Eastern Region, Norfolk, Nebraska
CAI Degree, Certified Auctioneers Institute Graduate, Bloomington, Indiana
Reisch American School of Auctioneering Graduate, 1961, Mason City, Iowa
University of Tennessee at Martin, two years. Agricultural and Business Courses.
United Standard of Professional Appraisal Practice and Certified General Real Estate Appraiser Courses, Retired Certified General Appraisers License in 2007
National Auctioneer's Association and State Auctioneer's Association Seminar Instructor
Conducted seminars across the United States for the National Auctioneers Association in the following states: Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, Georgia, Minnesota, Ohio, Indiana, Virginia, Nebraska, Illinois, Alabama, and Oregon
PERSONAL AND COMPANY ACTIVITIES
Tennessee Auctioneer Commission – Former Member, August 2007 to August 2013
Tennessee Auctioneer Commission, - Former Member, 1988 until September 1997 Past Chairman
Tennessee Auctioneer Association, Past President, 1976-77
National Auctioneer Association, Board of Directors, 1982-85
Masonic Lodge, Al Chymia Shrine Temple, Memphis, Tennessee
Member Goodwill Shrine Club, Memphis, Tennessee
Weakley and Obion County’s Board of Realtors, Past President
Member of University of Tennessee Rodeo Booster Club
Member of various high school, 4-H, and booster clubs
Auctioneer for Ducks Unlimited Banquets
Auctioneer for Wild Turkey Federation Banquets
Auctioneer for University of Tennessee Fund Raisers
Auctioneer for local Church Fund Raisers
Auctioneer for Obion & Weakley County Junior Livestock Fat Calf, Sheep and Hog Show Auction
2015 Show sales $185,000.00 plus