With over $58.6 billion sold in real estate at auction annually, more and more consumers are turning to Auctioneers to sell their most valued asset, their real estate. Real estate is the fastest growing segment of the quarter trillion dollar auction industry and Auctioneers are expanding their education and business operations to provide consumers with effective and efficient sales solutions.
Lon Clemmer Auctioneer/Realtor, a Harleysville, PA auctioneer recently received his designation as an Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate (AARE) from the National Auctioneers Association’s Education Institute. The AARE program provided Lon with the expert training necessary to effectively market residential, agricultural, commercial, and industrial real estate. The program also provided Clemmer with training in evaluating property, preparing important financial documents, and preparing the property for auction. The AARE designation requires completion of 24 hours of training, the completion of a case study and recorded participation in ten real estate auctions. Less than 360 individuals hold this distinction in the United States.
Lon Clemmer is an auctioneer with Sanford Alderfer Real Estate Realtors/Auctioneers and Tranzon Alderfer in Harleysville, PA providing solutions for buying and selling residential, commercial, land, investment properties and business liquidations. Lon has been in the auction business since 1987 when he began working for the Alderfer Auction Company in a co-op program offered by Christopher Dock High School. He is a graduate of the Mendenhall School of Auctioneering and has earned designations from the NAA Education Institute for Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI), Master Personal Property Appraiser (MPPA) and Certified Estate Specialist (CES). Lon is active in various professional organizations, including the National Auctioneers Association (NAA), the
Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association (PAA), and the Lehigh Valley Society of Auctioneers (LVSA). Lon is a licensed real estate salesperson in Pennsylvania and works with Sanford Alderfer Real Estate and Tranzon Alderfer. He is a member of the Montgomery County Association of Realtors (MCAR), Pennsylvania Association of Realtors (PAR) and National Association of Realtors (NAR).