"We are proud to be recognized by our peers and win awards...but there are no accolades stronger
than our client testimonials."
American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company has received an abundance of industry awards, including Michigan Auction Of The Year honors. We are hired by esteemed law firms, national financial institutions, insurance agencies, real estate professionals, and of course, also by individuals. Our clients recognize that our company is one of the finest in the state of Michigan.
We are proud to be professionally recognized by our peers, but there are no accolades stronger than our client testimonials.
Read What Our Clients Have To Say About Our Professional Auction Services
Judy Kernodle Of Fowlerville, Michigan
"We wanted to go with the top auctioneer so we did our research...I feel very relieved and I feel like everything went really well - we had a good turn out and I think we made a great deal of money."
Watch Judy's video testimonial
"I would not hesitate to recommend American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company to anyone looking for a good, solid, reputable and above all, HONEST auction company!"
"I must say that you folks did a great job for me today. You did what you said you were going to do and I really could not be more happy with what you have done," said Mr. Nelson.
L. Nelson, Retired Police Investigator
Proudly Endorses American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company
Pictured right: Mr. Nelson (left) and Kenny Lindsay, CAI at the conclusion of his estate auction in Livonia, Michigan.
Fowlerville, Michigan Estate Auction
"You folks did a fine job and brought in a big crowd way out here. I appreciate all you have done."
Earlier in the year, Mr. Jarvis lost his wife and decided it was time to start a new chapter in his life in sunny Florida. After much consideration, Mr. Jarvis chose American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company to sell 95% of his personal property and high-end power tool equipment. The well-marketed auction realized over 350 bidders from around the state of Michigan. The auction took just over four hours to complete. One hour after the last bid was called, Mr. Jarvis began his journey to Florida.
Darron Meares, MBA, GPPA, CAI
National Auctioneers Association Director
"Kenny Lindsay is an accomplished auctioneer, writer and asset appraiser. He is an exemplary figure in the auctioneering profession and set his mark as a sports memorabilia appraiser and evaluator.
"I would definitely recommend Kenny as I have seen him in many high-level roles within the auction profession including President's Think Tank, feature writer for Auction World magazine for the National Auctioneers Association, and the Certified Auctioneer Institute designation program...held by only the top 5% of auctioneers worldwide!"
Time and time again, the auction method of marketing proves to exceed our sellers' expectations. This time we were in remote Gregory, Michigan in October 2011. The aggressively marketed weekday estate auction held at the home of Melinda Welch produced enthusiastic bidders during the hour and a half auction.
When the auction results of Ms. Welch's estate were reported to her, she was grinning ear-to-ear and reminded us that the sales total actually doubled her expectations! Another success story. Only at auction!
Auction Success Stories
Pictured are both the seller and the buyer after successfully selling the house at 5830 Lange Road in Howell, Michigan at public auction. Again and again, the auction method of selling real estate produces solid results in a timely fashion.
American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company does it again in cold hard cash! During near freezing temperatures in beautiful Commerce Township, Michigan, we conducted a professional estate auction to liquidate the contents of an 80 year old homestead with better than anticipated results.
"Nothing replicates the power of a live auction. Any other liquidation method simply would not have produced these results. Everything, including the real estate, was sold and the siblings have truly settled their late parents' estate with the utmost dignity," said auctioneer Kenny Lindsay, CAI.
American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company conducted an estate auction for Mrs. Dolman of Madison Heights, Michigan. The Wednesday auction featured a wide assortment of general household items, furniture, antiques, collectibles and radio/television testing equipment.
There was no shortage of bidders and our seller, Mrs. Dolman, was very gracious and very impressed with the auction process. Only at auction!
Professional auctioneer Kenny Lindsay, CAI stands with Mr. Smylneckey who enthusiastically gives a thumbs up while holding his check for a personal property and real estate auction gone great in Sterling Heights, Michigan.
In addition to selling the complete home contents loaded with quality furnishings, the auction company also sold this impeccably maintained 2300 +/- square foot full brick ranch with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, a custom brick paver patio island kitchen, and a great room with fireplace on Plumtree in Sterling Heights for $247,500.00.
After a successful run, the proud owners of a local Carvel Ice Cream shop in West Bloomfield, Michigan decided to hang up their scoops and go into semi-retirement. The Gillmans had several options and ultimately decided that the auction method of selling their entire restaurant equipment would be most advantageous for them.
After a carefully laid out marketing plan that was professionally implemented, American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company significantly exceeded their monetary expectations.
For three decades, Dave Kazmier was an avid collector of sportsman memorabilia. His collection included over 100 firearms, hundreds of collectible knives (Marbles, Randall and custom), taxidermy and Native American relics. After retiring from General Motors and finding a new love in his life, he made the decision to sell his entire collection and move to Texas.
After researching dozens of auction firms, he chose American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company to liquidate his prized collection. With over 60 days of intense marketing and preparation, his estate auction was conducted in Ann Arbor, Michigan and attracted over 400 attendees. When asked how he thought the auction was going, without hesitation Dave gave a huge thumbs up!
Another Weekday Estate Auction Doubles Expectations
Howell, Michigan Real Estate Auction Exceeds Expectations
From Cold To Sold! Commerce Township an Auction Hot Bed
Week Day Auction Attracts Hundreds To Madison Heights Estate
Belleville, Michigan Auction and Estate Sale Was Great!
Weekday Personal Property & Real Estate Auction In Sterling Heights, Michigan Hits Big
Going Out Of Business With A Cherry On Top
"Fired Up" Seller Gives Thumbs Up During His Sportsman Gun & Knife Auction
Fowlerville, Michigan Auction Was A "Work Of Art"
The Tanks Give Thanks!
Auctioneer Kenny Lindsay, CAI stands with seller, Mrs. Lovelady, who graciously gave the thumbs up for a job well done for the liquidation of shop and equipment contents of her late husband.
The aggressively advertised and marketed auction attracted a large, enthusiastic audience where thousands of items were sold on a Sunday afternoon. The highlight of the auction included a Case 580E Backhoe that brought a final bid of $13,200.
"This is absolutely fabulous! What a beautiful job! We are so pleased," said Mrs. Kernodle. Certified professional auctioneer Kenny Lindsay stands with sellers, Mark and Judy Kernodle after an enormously successful auction near Howell, Michigan.
"This was one of those type of auctions where you really did not know what to expect considering a large portion of the auction was a huge collection of unique artwork from the Cass Corridor. Finding the group of niche buyers was like finding a needle in a haystack, which our extensive marketing campaign successfully did. And most importantly, Mr. and Mrs. Kernodle were happy with the end result," said auctioneer Kenny Lindsay.
American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company conducted a large estate auction for Mr. & Mrs. Robert Tank in Ann Arbor, Michigan at the Washtenaw Farm Council Fairgrounds
This large estate consisted of thousands of high end collectibles, precision tools, coin operated machines, antiques, household goods and a beautiful 1989 Harley Davidson motorcycle in pristine condition.
Immediately after the auction, the Tanks took a portion of their proceeds and headed to the airport for a much needed and well deserved vacation.
Despite difficult economic conditions in the state of Michigan, the American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company team was successful in producing a large showing of enthusiastic bidders for this beautiful home in Roseville, Michigan. The sellers carefully thought out whether to place their home on the conventional market or place the home up for auction. The auction method won and truly delivered on auction day!
"An auction does not just happen. The behind the scenes preparation work is tedious with no guarantee other than the high probability that you will have some pretty happy sellers at the conclusion," said auctioneer Ken Lindsay, CAI.
Sold In 60 Days! Real Estate & Personal Property Pleases Client in Roseville, Michigan
Certified professional auctioneer Kenny Lindsay stands with sellers Mr. and Mrs. Burgess after a successful auction.
In October 2009, the American Eagle Auction & Appraisal team traveled to Oakland, Michigan to sell the estate contents of Mr. and Mrs. Burgess. The Burgess family purchased a home near Phoenix, Arizona and made the decision to sell 95% of their business and personal property at public auction. Thousands of items were sold during the lengthy auction including an in-ground Kayak swimming pool, Chevy Truck, John Deere tractor, landscaping, home appliances, bedroom suites and even two large 20 foot metal shipping containers.
Estate Auction in Oakland County Was Successful
Professional auctioneer Kenny Lindsay, CAI and Ideal Health & Fitness owners Katrina and Dave are pumped after the successful liquidation of their popular Clinton Township health and fitness facility.
The widely promoted auction rendered an army of eager bidders including several out-of-state buyers. Most importantly, the owners exceeded their targeted auction proceeds goal.
Owners Of Health & Fitness Facility Are In Great Shape After Business Liquidation Auction
Professional auctioneer Kenny Lindsay, CAI stands with prominent business owner Rich Hitalia from Clock & Wood Originals. Mr. Hitalia made the decision to retire from his successful clock shop in Redford, Michigan and chose American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company to liquidate hundreds of clocks, tools, repair and office equipment. Without prompting, Rich gave the thumbs up to exhibit his satisfaction with the professionalism and overall success of his auction.
American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company Pleases Well-known Business Owner With Auction
Despite the challenging economic conditions in the state of Michigan, American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company was successful in selling this beautiful 3 bedroom ranch home located in Garden City, Michigan at public auction on January 18th.
Sold January 2009!
Professional auctioneer Ken Lindsay, CAI stands with seller, Mrs. Goodrich, after a successful estate auction on October 3rd. Mrs. Goodrich had a packed pull barn and some nice antique furniture and collectibles in her Centennial farm home in Canton, Michigan.
Another Problem Solved!
Award-winning auctioneer Ken Lindsay pictured with seller Frank Adkins after a tremendously successful and gigantic Michigan estate auction that took place Memorial weekend in Waltz. The aggressive auction marketing campaign attracted the news media along with over 400 enthusiastic customers.
Thousands saw the story on the front page of the Monroe Evening News!
Another Happy American Eagle Customer!
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Hardware Store Liquidation Auction Exceeded Expectations
After 75 years of being a fixture in the Westland, Michigan community, Kruk Hardware closed its doors but not before one last hurrah.
With numerous options available to him, owner Don Kruk chose the auction method to liquidate his massive inventory and chose American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company to conduct the mammoth task.
American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company's aggressive marketing and advertising efforts captured the attention of a Hollywood reality show production company who flew from California to Westland, Michigan to capture the auction process.
When it was all said and done, hundreds of enthusiastic bidders attended. The sales total exceeded everyone's expectations as much of the merchandise was sold for MORE than the sticker price. Most importantly, owner Don Kruk was very generous with his compliments with how American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company handled the auction process with efficiency and professionalism.