“We offer a full range of convenient personal property and real estate auction services,” states Richard Ranft, CAI,GPPA, AARE, chief auctioneer and president. The company’s experienced staff consists of many long-term employees, who are dedicated to serving thousands of buyers and sellers each year. Rich and his wife Pat have owned the business since 1980.
“Our large facility in Beloit houses our stateline real estate offices as well as our auction gallery, where we conduct weekly Wednesday auctions of antiques, collectibles, household goods, tool, equipment, and other personal property. We’re open Monday through Saturday or accommodate our clients and hold personal property auction previews on Tuesday and Wednesday each week,” Ranft explains. “We also conduct frequent live online auctions, allowing bidders from around the world to find treasures from our sellers.”
The real estate branch of the firm handles Wisconsin and Illinois properties with a strong emphasis on the auction method of selling. With real estate offices in Beloit and Palatine, Illinois, the company handles a wide range of properties – residential, commercial, and rural. “We’ve been selling real estate at auction for years and bring a wealth of experience to our clients,” states Ranft. Serving all of Rock County WI including Janesville, Beloit, Clinton, Avalon, Edgerton, Afton and all of Walworth County including Lake Geneva, Fontana, Delavan, Walworth, Williams Bay, Darien all of Winnebago County including Rockford, Rockton, Roscoe, and South Beloit.
There’s also a steady flow of personal property appraisal work from attorneys, trust offices, and individuals.
“Our cutting edge use of the internet gives all of our customers many benefits,” Ranft notes. “We strive to bring the world to Beloit.”