Barry Gordon

    • Media Contact:
      Karma Martell
    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:Founder
    • Organization:MaxSold
    • Area of Expertise:Auctions, Real Estate, Estate Settlement

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My Expertise

    My Expertise

      Area(s) of expertise: Auctions, Real Estate, Estate Settlement
      Summary of expertise:
      Traditional and Online Auctions; Real Estate Auctions

      Canada’s foremost expert in Real estate auctions with over 1000 properties sold.

      A 50 year history in live auctions, 10 years in live/ online auctions, and 4 years in online-only event based auctions. Hundreds of thousands of items sold and a thorough knowledge of method.

      The online-only event-based auction process has proven a superior solution for more clients than the live auction method or its’ hybrids. MaxSold was born out of the experience of helping clients liquidate their assets in the most profitable and efficient manner.

      Integrated Real Estate and Transition Management and Estate Settlement

      Barry has been a licensed real estate broker for over 25 years and has specialized in seniors downsizing and estate settlement, or real estate auctions. Ensuring the process is seamless and with limited stress is a key understood by few in the industry.

      Public Speaking

      Barry has spoken on subjects of interest to auctioneers, seniors, politicians, and community members for 30 years in at least 25 states and 4 provinces.

      Seminars & Writing

      Barry has written course content for hundreds of engagements including co authoring the Certified Estate Specialist program offered by the National Auctioneers Association and seen by over 1000 graduates.
      Blog/Web site:
      Books/articles published:
      The Certified Estate Specialist program offered by the National Auctioneers Association.
      2010 National Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame Award In recognition of outstanding contribution to the profession of Auctioneering and to the National Auctioneers Association.
      Kingston and District Chamber of Commerce
      Paul Harris Fellow
      Rotary International Award for volunteerism and service to community.
      See file for full list of awards, associations and memberships

      Barry Gordon Awards, Associations and Memberships
      Prior media experience:
      Canada AM TV
      Regular appearances on Canada television and radio as topic expert on real estate, politics, community, seniors, estates/estate planning, etc.

      Educational background:
      Hons Graduate Secondary School Diploma
      Executive Program, Queen’s University, Kingston
      Queen’s Marketing Program, Queen’s University, Kingston
      Certified Auctioneers Institute, Indiana University
      Various Courses/ Seminars
      Seniors Downsizing
      Estate Settlement
      Online Auctions
      Integrated Real Estate and Transition Management
      Real Estate Auctions
      Speaking/ Seminars
      Writing Seminars

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