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VanDerBrink Auctions, LLC
1847 80th Ave.
Hardwick, MN 56134
Phone: 507-673-2517
Fax: 507-673-0024

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Why choose VanDerBrink Auctions?

VanDerBrink Auctions, LLC firmly believes and has a proven record of success; that any auction that is well advertised, professionally run and marketed with active bidding will bring what the market shows for that item or real estate that day in time. The Auction is the best way to sell anything: land, real estate, your museum to private car or tractor collections, settling an estate, or selling your LAND or REAL ESTATE. An auction also allows the Seller to set the date, time, and place and set their terms for selling their item. VanDerBrink Auctions also negotiates all commissions and works as a team to develop a special auction plan with you. We will promote your auction nationally and locally and work 100%, with one goal in mind—your auction’s success.

The Auction Method is also the only method that can offer the seller more than the asking price or expected price through competitive bidding. The Auction is the last great "free" method of selling. VanDerBrink Auctions will work with you, as a team to develop a specialized marketing plan promote, market, and arrange your auction locally and nationally. At VanDerBrink Auctions we understand that every auction is different and each auction requires it's own plan for success. VanDerBrink Auctions will also bring technology and tradition to your auction by conducting your auction not only on-site but ON-Line and bringing more bidders and the world to your auction. Just give us a call if you have any questions, we are here to help. With over 12 years of experience selling in over 13 States. At VanDerBrink Auctions we look forward to working with you on your next successful sale! Call us today- we are ready to work for you!

VanDerBrink Auction Services:

  • Complete auction services with national and local exposure
  • Land/Real Estate Broker selling by auction or private treaty
  • Personal Property Appraisals
  • Online auction services to work with your on-site auction for more exposure and Bidders
  • Online Only auctions/Timed auctions

Call today! We want to work for you!

Welcome to VanDerBrink Auctions!

  • VanDerBrink Auctions, LLC conducts auctions of all kinds. We realize that each auction has its own needs and requirements. We work closely with our Sellers to customize an auction plan for their auction needs. We have conducted auctions for personal property, farm, and antiques; help settle estates, guns, and many other types of auctions. There isn’t an auction too big or small; we work 100% for our Seller’s no matter the size of the sale. VanDerBrink Auctions specializes in auctions of collector cars, parts, and antique tractors. VanDerBrink Auctions, LLC have successfully conducted auctions in over 12 states and are nationally and locally recognized for our auctions. VanDerBrink Auctions are also Broker’s in South Dakota and Minnesota and have successfully sold Land, Farms, and other Real Estate at auction. We work with our seller’s as a team with one goal in mind, a successful sale.

  • VanDerBrink Auctions promotes, assists in the arrangement, and conducts your auction.  We realize that not every auction is the same. We customize a plan of advertising, set-up, and marketing that is customized for your auction. We have a fabulous Auction staff of auctioneers, clerks, and friendly office personal. We have a mobile office and can conduct business on-site at most any location. We work with our sellers on arrangement of their auction, or can arrange-set up the entire sale. We have many venders that we work with, and also research which methods are the most cost effective for our seller’s auctions. VanDerBrink Auctions, will handle all the marketing, advertising, and those phone calls about your sale. We will only include your phone number if you request. We work as your personal “secretary” screening calls and forwarding only the important ones to you. We know how busy getting ready for a sale can be.

  • VanDerBrink Auctions works on a commission basis. We negotiate all commissions with our sellers. Our commission structure varies according to the size of the sale, type of auction, and potential gross proceeds. Commissions can vary from 4-15% of Gross auction proceeds for personal property, collections, estates, and other non-real estate auctions. Real estate commissions typically vary between 1-6% of a completed successful closing. Some other fees may apply and will be fully disclosed.

  • VanDerBrink Auctions works with their Sellers to sometimes make the auction an event and more than just an auction. Hog roasts, car shows, and more have been used at past auctions. This makes the auction exciting and can also bring in bidders. This will give bidders time to look at the cars and items before the auction. We also work with previews of items and scheduled hours. The line-up will be discussed with seller. I prefer to sell in a mixed line-up to keep things exciting. VanDerBrink Auctions will discuss the line-up with the Seller. Tents, decorations, hall rentals are also used with our auction. This will be discussed with the Seller has to the effectiveness and the costs pertained.

  • VanDerBrink Auctions collects all monies/sales tax and complete settlement will be within 21 days or sooner, upon clearing of checks. This process has been escalated, with electronic check registry. VanDerBrink Auctions also accepts credit cards as payment. This has proven to increase sales for our Sellers. We will go through and answer any questions you will have about payments and this process. We work to get you your money as fast as possible. All expenses can be deducted from the auction proceeds or may be paid as we are getting ready for the sale. We will discuss all your options with you.

  • The Settlement Packet comes with a complete print out of the auction, receipts, balance sheet, summary, pictures, and any other receipts-items pertaining to the auction. The Settlement Packet has proven to be very easy to understand and is completely detailed accounts of the auction. Lawyers, Judges, Trustees, and Executors have found our reports very detailed and concise. VanDerBrink Auctions will give the Sellers a complete computerized print-out of the auction, copies of advertising statements, and all other receipts pertaining to the auction. A preliminary printout will be given immediately after the sale. VanDerBrink Auctions also provides Sellers with inventories, stories, flyers, and pictures that can be memorable and informative. VanDerBrink Auctions works to provide our Sellers with a complete summary of their auction and what it took to conduct the sale.

  • VanDerBrink Auctions promotes all our auctions Nationally and Locally through various types of medias. Print, online, radio, TV, are just some of the outlets we use to promote your auction. We also research other medias and see if they will work for your auction. VanDerBrink Auctions utilizes national and local magazines, newspapers, and have gained many contacts in the collector car hobby. VanDerBrink Auctions also goes to local and national shows and hands out flyers and works to promote our auctions. VanDerBrink Auctions provides press releases to the media, stories about the auction, seller, and work to get your auction as the “story of the day”. We personally contact and provide the media with a press release pertaining to your auction. the more people know about your auction, the more successful it will be. VanDerBrink Auctions, LLC also has a e-newsletter with approx. 3000 people that receive updates, newsletters, pictures, and more FREE about your auction. Word of mouth is a great thing, and we have found that word travels fast from our e-newsletter. We also utilize stuffing the Nordstrom’s auto Recyclers of Garretson, SD billing and shipping packages. This reaches all across the US and abroad. VanDerBrink Auctions also uses many websites to advertise your auction. We also have radio addresses that are done weekly. From Hemmings to your local paper and TV we want to make sure that your auction is properly advertised!

  • VanDerBrink Auctions, LLC can conduct your auction online and also on-site. The internet has opened up a whole new arena and lets the world come to your auction. We have been conducting online auction for 5 years. We have had bidders from many countries participate in our Seller’s auction. VanDerBrink Auctions has found that this increases prices, and this is an excellent tool used to bring more bidders to your sale. online bidding allows a bidder to bid on items in your auction, without the expense of coming to the sale. VanDerBrink Auctions handles the on-line sales and works with winning bidders on the pickup of their items or shipment. There are fees for this service and they will be discussed. VanDerBrink Auctions, LLC can also conduct your auction as a “Timed Online Only” Auction. Sometimes this works best for a seller. We work with you to see what avenue works best for you.  Advertising is still done along with this type of auction.

  • VanDerBrink Auctions will work with the sellers as a team with one goal—a fun and successful auction. We will sit down with you and develop a plan that is especially for your auction. VanDerBrink Auctions works with our Sellers every step of the way. We are available and here for you and all your questions. We are just an e-mail or phone call away. We will respond to your questions as soon as we can and get you your answer or solution. On real estate, we work with you from listing to close. We can also sell your real estate in various formats of selling. We work to get you the highest dollar possible.

  • VanDerBrink Auctions will work on inventories, marketing, advertising, and help arrangements on the site the week of the auction. VanDerBrink Auctions handles the inventory and descriptions of all items to be sold. We formulate a catalog and use this for on-line selling and also as a printable format for Bidders to print off the internet and bring to the sale as a tool for bidding. The inventory process is discussed and a schedule set up to complete the inventory. Any cleaning supplies, trailers, skid loaders, Porta Pots, or equipment, help for set up, boxes, etc. needed for set up will be additional cost to the Seller(s). VanDerbrink Auctions will and can arrange these items at an additional expense to the Seller(s). If VanDerBrink Auctions, LLC is requested to do the set-up, this will be discussed and charges.

  • VanDerBrink Auctions will work with the Seller’s best interests in mind. The Auction is a great and wild, yet interesting way of selling. We will work to do our best to obtain the best possible price on that day. Any sale that is well advertised, marketed, with active bidding, and professionally run will bring what the market will show that day in time. Advertising and marketing are the key to any auctions success.

  • VanDerBrink Auctions prefers that all items will be sold with no reserve. We also can work with our sellers if they wish to have a reserve on an item. Real estate auctions may be sold with reserve or without reserve. If real estate is sold with reserve, it is sold subject to confirmation of the seller. This means that the seller will be consulted as to the final price obtained. This is always discussed with the Seller before the sale, as to evaluate their expectations. This also gives VanDerbrink Auctions time to evaluate and educate the seller as to real estate markets, trends, and possible other avenues in selling their Real Estate. VanDerBrink Auctions can sell real estate by auction or private listing. Commissions and fees pertaining to an auction with Reserve will be disclosed and discussed with the seller.

  • VanDerBrink Auctions, LLC works off a standard auction and real estate contracts and proposals written especially for your auction.

  • VanDerBrink Auctions takes great pride in our auctions and works hard with our Sellers. We want to make sure that your auction is a success. We will do our best with you as a team with one goal in mind, a successful sale. Auctions can be pretty wild and unpredictable, but we will work to the best of our ability to bring you a successful auction. For any auctions success, it requires cooperation on sides, the seller and the auction company. I personally work with our Sellers, and provide one-on-one assistance and treat all our auctions as if they were my own. I fully enjoy and believe in the auction process. It’s one of the last great ways to sell. I work 100% for our Sellers and want to help you make your auction a great success and fun experience.

Please Review the following information, call or e-mail if you have any questions. We look forward to working with you.

Yvette VanDerbrink
Auctioneer/Land & Real Estate Broker
VanDerBrink Auctions, LLC
1847 80th Ave
Hardwick, MN 56134




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