Jim Gavin

Gavin Bros. Auctioneers LLC

Jim Gavin with Gavin Bros. Auctioneers LLC of Reedsburg and Baraboo has been an auctioneer since 2006.  He is a graduate of the World Wide College of Auctioneering in Mason City Iowa.

He is a member of the Wisconsin Auctioneers Association and the National Auctioneers Association.  Jim is a 4th generation auctioneer at Gavin Bros.  He is also a real estate broker and graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire in 2008 with a BA in Business Management.  Jim has served on the board of directors of the Wisconsin Auctioneers Association since 2016.

Gavin Bros. Auctioneers and Real Estate is a fourth-generation family business that connects buyers and sellers with a competitive marketplace. Through building long-term, trusting relationships with our clients, we are able to provide buyers with their dream property as well as provide sellers with opportunities to turn their assets into income. With generations of commitment and service, we’ve built a reputation of integrity, trust, and professionalism with our customers that has withstood the test of time. We are passionate about our work, we care about the community around us, and we have the industry know-how, experience, and care that is necessary to run an honest, long-lasting business.

With over 70 years of auction and real estate experience under our belts, we are a full-service auction house and have the proven track record, expertise, and resources necessary to meet your needs. Whether you’re a young couple looking for your first dream home, a retiree hoping to downsize, or an investor hunting for a new business opportunity; we will work hard to find you the perfect fit. We listen carefully to our clients to ensure that we fully understand their real estate or auction goals. Then we take action and turn those goals into reality.

Over the years, our team has conducted thousands of auctions: farm dispersals, estates, liquidation sales, individual, and corporate. We handle every auction personally, courteously, and professionally… That’s our standard.

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