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Arkansas Real Estate Professional Earns Master Auctioneer Designation

Posted by United Country on February 7, 2016
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November 12, 2015 (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) – Joel King, principal broker and auctioneer with United Country – Dynasty Auction and Realty, recently earned the new United Country Master Auctioneer (UCMA) Designation. The prestigious auctioneer designation is the first offered by a national real estate franchise company.The designation is designed to help auctioneers improve their auction business through increasing buyer base, leveraging new technology, marketing and applying the value-added solutions that United Country delivers them. King– along with his auction team – serve Jonesboro, Ark., Craighead County and Northeast Arkansas.“This was by far one of the best investments I’ve made to enhance my career during my more than 29 years in the auction industry,” King said. “The information obtained this week will allow our company to compete on an ongoing basis in the highly competitive auction industry.”The designation course covers a number of topics relevant to successful auctioneers including business and property valuations, prospecting and qualifying strategies, securing premier listings, contract and document development, commercial due diligence and investment calculations, professional bid calling instruction and online auction integration strategies.“The United Country Master Auctioneer designation is purposely designed to be challenging in nature as the core curriculum is delivered at the senior management level,” said Shawn Terrel, executive vice president, United Country Auction Services. “In addition to the in-class course work, there is a post course exam and several practical application requirements that will help ensure the auctioneers retained the course content and are implementing the learnings into their daily auction activities. United Country is dedicated to providing consumers with the highest level of real estate and auction services available and it all starts with the level of service our auctioneers and brokers are able to provide.”“United Country Auction Services is heavily invested in its auctioneers and brokers, so we are incredibly excited to introduce the new Master Auctioneer Designation Program to our team,” added Terrel. “Our goal is to equip our auctioneers with the resources for a successful career, and this new program is an ideal opportunity to, not only learn from the best, but also how to distinguish themselves in the auction industry.”To learn more about United Country – Dynasty Auction and Realty, and opportunities available with the company, please visit or call 870-275-6249.

About United CountryUnited Country Real Estate – a division of the United Real Estate Group – is the largest, fully integrated network of conventional and auction real estate professionals globally. The company has been an innovator in real estate marketing since 1925. United Country supports nearly 600 offices and 5,000 real estate marketing professionals and auctioneers across four continents, with a unique, comprehensive marketing program that includes one of the largest portfolios of property marketing websites, the largest real estate marketing services company, an extensive buyer database of nearly 550,000 opt-in buyers and international advertising of properties.