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Rare DC Nude Dancing License Being Sold as Private Treaty Sale by Rasmus

If you have ever dreamed of opening a nude dancing club in DC, this is your chance. A nude dancing license in conjunction with a pre-approved 30,000 SF site in the recently redeveloped Hecht warehouse district is just waiting for someone to step in and open the newest club in DC. The moratorium on nude… Read more »

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3 Ways Bankers Utilize Online Auctioneers

Last week, Rasmus Auctions’ Marie and Erik attended a Banking Conference and Show in Hershey, PA. Erik and Marie were excited to meet many new faces and to inform bankers about the multitude of ways that Rasmus Auctions can work seamlessly with the banking industry. Many of the other attendees were intrigued by Rasmus and their online… Read more »

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Look for us at RAMW!

Our onsite coordinator, Erik Rasmus, has officially joined the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington and will be coming to a meeting near you! Look out for Rasmus Auctions at upcoming events and in the newsletter, and make sure to give us a call for all of your Restaurant Equipment Online Auction needs in DC or… Read more »

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Buy your next luxury timepiece at online auction!

If you are in the market for a watch, now is the time to buy! We currently have three online auctions featuring luxury timepieces that YOU get to set the price on! In this designer pocket watch and wrist watch online auction  you get all 161 watches with just one bid! A lifetime collector is selling… Read more »

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3 Helpful Tips for Bidding at Online Auction!

If you are a first time bidder, the online auction process can be intimidating. At Rasmus Online Auctions we want to make it as easy as possible for you to get the stuff you need at the price you set. Click here to watch a step by step how to bid at online auction video… Read more »

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A Bright Idea: Save on Designer Lighting at Online Auction!

This designer lighting online auction has a ton of different types and styles of lighting from chandeliers to neon lights, track lighting and more. They range from the sports and automobile related with basketball hoops, the Audi logo and motorcycles to beautiful chandeliers and pendant lighting. Pick up some unique items for your dining room,… Read more »

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Unique High End Home Furnishings at Online Auction

What is the point of reading a blog if you can’t get a little inside information right? Well, the high end estate assets online auction we have coming up is the estate of some pretty important people! Can’t tell you who, but I can tell you that this stuff is really top-notch, and you don’t… Read more »

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3 Reasons to Have an Online Auction

Three reasons that YOU should use the online auction method of selling for your assets! 1. They are EASY! Have a bunch of stuff you want to get rid of, but have no time to deal with it? No patience for bargaining with people from craigslist, and no desire to just throw it away or give… Read more »

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Get Beach Chic Stuff from this Online Auction

That’s right, we are doing an auction at the beach! The Beached Blonde store in Ocean View, DE is doing a complete liquidation and there are tons of great beach chic items! There are over 1,000 lots in this online auction, and it’s only phase one! This store was loaded with home accents, furniture, accessories… Read more »

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Have Some Fun this Summer with Stuff from Rasmus Auctions!

We have some FUN stuff for sale at online auction this summer here at rasmus.com! See for yourself… Who doesn’t want a giant fiberglass cow dressed up in western gear?! If you aren’t into the cow, here is a beautiful red Harley Davidson Ultra Glide Classic Motorcycle perfect for cruising down the highway with the… Read more »

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3 Ways to Avoid an Auction Removal Day Disaster

1. Know when the removal is!  Make sure that you know when the removal is taking place (hint: usually on weekdays, the day after the auction closes, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.) and that you or someone you trust is available to pick up your stuff during that time BEFORE you bid! Rasmus often works with… Read more »

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Rasmus Online Auctions Corporate Retreat Annapolis, MD

Rasmus Auctions went on their annual company retreat with their partners this past weekend at a beautiful river front home in Annapolis, MD Everyone had time to relax, and enjoy the sounds of the water in between their meetings and business discussions. People from our offices in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, California, Ohio, Richmond, and Culpeper all… Read more »

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Artfully Chocolate in Alexandria Selling Original Art, Gift Shop & Bistro at Online Auction

Artfully Chocolate’s Last Alexandria Location is Closing its Doors and Selling Everything at Online Auction. Even though the doors at Artfully Chocolate are closing for good, owner Eric Nelson is already looking for the open window of opportunities to come, and is excited to sell his artwork, bistro and gift shop at online auction. Eric… Read more »

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Watch Our New How to Bid at Online Auction Video!

For all you new bidders, or even past bidders who need a refresher, we created this quick, “How to Bid” video that shows you exactly what to do and how to do it when placing bids at our online auctions! The video also explains what to expect while the auction is closing, and after it’s… Read more »

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Flying Fish in Old Town Closed and Selling Everything at Online Auction

One of Old Town’s hot spots for sushi, happy hours, and karaoke, the Flying Fish, has closed their doors and is selling all of their decor and restaurant equipment at online only auction. The former sushi restaurant is closed for good and selling everything from the sushi display cases to the 55″ flat screen TV’s…. Read more »

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Bistro Francais is Renovating and Selling their Beautiful French Decor at Online Auction

Bistro Français has been a Georgetown staple since 1975, serving up delicious french fare, “With vintage posters smiling down upon cozy, warm woods and crisp white tablecloths, Bistro Français offers a relaxing French atmosphere.” (http://bistrofrancaisdc.com/)    Now as the restaurant is ready to undergo renovations, those vintage posters are up for sale, (pictured above) and could… Read more »

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Sue Rasmus Attends Social Media Summit in San Diego!

Sue Rasmus, Social Media Director for Rasmus Online Auctions attended the Social Media Marketing World 2015 in San Diego, CA last week and gained a ton of new insight on how to leverage social media for our business! With almost 80,000 likes, Rasmus Auctions’ Facebook Page is already a hub for the community, and Sue is ready… Read more »

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Rasmus Auctions Attends CAI 2015!

Chris Rasmus, Pat Rasmus, Marie Jarvis and Erik Rasmus are back at it and continuing their education at the Certified Auctioneers Institute in Bloomington, IN at Indiana University. Rasmus is always working to be experts in the auction business and build relationships with industry leaders. Patrick is in his final year, year three, Marie and Erik… Read more »

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Rhino Bar Selling Everything at Online Auction – Last Chance at a Piece of Georgetown History

Sadly, Rhino Bar in Georgetown is closing after 18 years, but before they go they are selling everything from the flat screen TV’s to the kitchen at online only auction. Bidders get one last chance to take home a piece of Georgetown history by bidding on items from the bar. Rhino Bar is stocked with… Read more »

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Rasmus Auctions Pairs with Curley’s Q for Food Truck Superbowl Bash to Benefit the Homeless

Curley’s Q BBQ Food Truck, voted Best BBQ Food Truck in 2014, has paired up with Rasmus Auctions to offer a fully catered BBQ Meal for 30 on Superbowl Sunday to benefit Bethesda Cares, a community outreach program for the homeless.

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Upcoming Auctions for 1/14/15

Our auction listing servers are migrating at this time and will be back up again shortly. If you would like to bid in the mean time, please follow these links to the bidding pages for each auction. We apologize for the inconvenience. AUCTIONS CLOSING TODAY  Surgical and Medical Equipment Baltimore, MD  Closing at 11:07 a.m…. Read more »

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Rasmus Employees are Auction Technology Specialists!

This week, Rasmus employees Pat Rasmus, Marie Jarvis, and Erik Rasmus took an Auction Technology Specialist designation course sponsored by the NAA (National Auctioneers Association) in Charlottesville, VA. They learned about online auction marketing, industry trends and technology, and networked with other auctioneers from across the country thanks to instructors Robert Mayo, ATS and John… Read more »

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Online Auctions Coming Up in 2015!

As 2014 comes to a close, Rasmus is looking ahead to 2015 and we already have 38 online auctions scheduled in the New Year! Some of the highlights include: NEW pool tables & recreational items at online auction  and we have some really cool Amusement Rentals, Slot Machines, Jukeboxes & More at Online Auction!  All… Read more »

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Another Great Year at Rasmus Online Auctions!

As 2014 comes to a close, we just want to thank everyone for another great year at rasmus.com!  We have grown exponentially and with the help of our partners conducted online auctions in 18 States this year! Rasmus now has 11 AssetBridge Partners! This has allowed us to expand to states like Arkansas, Kansas, Ohio, Georgia… Read more »

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Fitness Equipment Online Auctions!

Just because it is winter, doesn’t mean you can stop working out! Combat those extra holiday pounds with some new fitness equipment from one of our three upcoming fitness equipment online auctions. If cardio is your thing, we have PLENTY of great stuff to get you into sweating and into shape! We have even included… Read more »

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Estate of Renowned Chef François Haeringer, founder of L’ Auberge Chez François Being Sold at Online Auction

François Haeringer, the esteemed founder of L’ Auberge Chez François a top ranked French restaurant in Great Falls, VA traveled the world collecting unique and valuable pieces before he suddenly passed away in 2010. Now, over 900 of his estate items are available at online auction. There are ten pages of items include highly valuable… Read more »

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George Mason University’s Mason Inn Being Sold at Online Auction

The Mason Inn is a luxury hotel and conference center that was built on campus at George Mason University just a few years ago to the tune of $50 million. Now, after losing money on the project and having an increasingly high demand for student housing, the University is ready to re-purpose the building and… Read more »

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Rasmus Auctions Weather Policy

When there is inclement weather, Rasmus wants to keep all of our employees and our buyers safe. To do this, we generally follow the weather delays and cancellations of the area that the auction site is located in for our previews and removals. Please check back to the website for the most up to date… Read more »

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Hard Times Cafe & Cue Pool Tables & More Online Auction!

Whether you are in the restaurant biz, or just looking for some new stuff to deck out your man cave, be sure to take a look at the Hard Times Cafe in Germantown, MD online auction. Here is some of the coolest stuff that they have to offer: Hey DC sports fans! Do you love… Read more »

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Rasmus Auctions Weather Policy

When there is inclement weather, Rasmus wants to keep all of our employees and our buyers safe. To do this, we generally follow the weather delays and cancellations of the area that the auction site is located in for our previews and removals. Please check back to the website for the most up to date… Read more »

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Welcome to the New & Improved Rasmus Auctions!

As you have probably noticed, Rasmus has re-branded, and we are proud to unveil our new and improved website, brand promise, logo, and so much more stuff! Speaking of stuff, we love stuff. Our passion is getting you the stuff you need at the price you set. All of our decisions are based on this… Read more »

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Say Yes to the Dress! Bridal and Evening Gowns Online Auction

Planning your wedding on a budget? Don’t want to spend tons of money on a dress you may only wear a few times? Looking for something unique and beautiful? Get the perfect dress for your next gala, prom, black tie event, or even to walk down the aisle for your wedding right here at rasmus.com!… Read more »

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5 Ways to Get the Best Deals on Antiques at Online Auctions

Welcome to our first guest blogger Matt James, the founder of the up and coming online auction site based in the UK, PoundSeller! Here is his article on 5 ways to get the best deals on antiques at online auctions, which should be very helpful since rasmus online auctions currently has seven different auctions online… Read more »

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2 High End Office Furniture Auctions

We have two amazing office furniture online auctions coming up that inspect on Monday and close on Tuesday! These auctions are stacked with high end and designer furniture! We have used Hon Office Furniture, 75 Herman Miller Aeron Chairs, Kimball Desks, and so much more! The first online auction is the offices of a management… Read more »

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Auction Answers: The Bidding Process

Okay so you are all registered, the $100 authorization has gone through on your card, and you’ve got your bidder number. Now what? It’s time for some Auction Answers about…The Bidding Process Do I have to register to look at the items in the auction? Nope. Just enter the auction and click the yellow “bid… Read more »

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Auction Answers: Credit Cards

Coming up, we will be doing a few installments of Auction Answers to common customer questions (phew, that is a lot of alliteration!). Today’s answers are to questions about your credit card. We know that when you are dealing with credit cards it is important to be as careful and efficient as possible, so here… Read more »

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How to Make Your Next Party Awesome!

Summer may be winding down but we are ready to take your party to the next level with these great items from Rasmus.com. Labor day, birthdays, fiestas, festivals, theme parties, BBQs, we have something for everyone! Don’t waste your money on rentals or expensive party supplies, get everything you need right here at your price…. Read more »

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Inox Restaurant Tysons Corner Online Auction

Inox Restaurant of Tysons Corner was the epitome of fine dining until they closed down three years ago. Now, we have everything from Inox Restaurant at Online Auction. Inox Restaurant hasn’t been open for around three years, but is still fully furnished with high end furniture and kitchen equipment. The property manager had hoped to… Read more »

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5 Tips for Bidding with Rasmus

1. Make sure you (or someone you like/trust) can remove your items. As soon as a “Terms and Conditions” box stands in our way of signing up for something we want, most of us scroll to the bottom and click the “I agree” button without a second thought. While our terms are quite lengthy, there… Read more »

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We Welcome You To Contact Us Using the Form Below

You may or may not have seen the countdown on facebook, but some big changes are coming to rasmus.corn and one of them is the reveal of our brand new logo. That means that we will be saying goodbye to our long-time logo, the Rasmus juggler. Ever wondered just why we had that juggler in the first place? Well before he goes, let us tell you the story of the juggler.
Many years ago, back when Rasmus was still in the live auction business and just getting started our CEO Chris and his right hand man our On-Site Sates Director Scott were on a Flight back to DC from California. Being that they had a long flight and a Few drinks, they got to thinking that Rasmus Auctioneers was in need of a logo. They started brainstorming and found themselves asking the question, “What does Rasmus do?”. The answer came out to be that they juggle a wide variety of assets all the way through the auction process

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We Welcome You To Contact Us Using the Form Below

You may or may not have seen the countdown on facebook, but some big changes are coming to rasmus.corn and one of them is the reveal of our brand new logo. That means that we will be saying goodbye to our long-time logo, the Rasmus juggler. Ever wondered just why we had that juggler in the first place? Well before he goes, let us tell you the story of the juggler.
Many years ago, back when Rasmus was still in the live auction business and just getting started our CEO Chris and his right hand man our On-Site Sates Director Scott were on a Flight back to DC from California. Being that they had a long flight and a Few drinks, they got to thinking that Rasmus Auctioneers was in need of a logo. They started brainstorming and found themselves asking the question, “What does Rasmus do?”. The answer came out to be that they juggle a wide variety of assets all the way through the auction process.

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NAA C&S 2013!

Last week, the Rasmus Auctions crew headed out to Indianapolis, Indiana for the annual National Auctioneers Association Conference and Show. Rasmus.com brought a whopping 13 employees to the convention and a great time was had by all! Employees got the chance to sit in on seminars and group sessions about the future of the auction… Read more »

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Hand Crafted Italian Zebrawood Furniture Online Auction

Zebrawood is a rare and beautiful wood known for its bold and unique striping. Each piece to this Italian dining set was hand crafted with zebrawood. Just take a look at these pictures of the set and you will be sure to fall in love! If you are the winning bidder on one or all… Read more »

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Social Madness Has Begun!

Rasmus Auctioneers is competing in the Washington Business Journal’s Social Madness Competition in the large category and we need your help! We need our social media friends to engage with us more than ever! Help us get to the next round by clicking HERE, choosing the large category, and voting for Rasmus Auctioneers. You have… Read more »

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With Little Time Online, Comes a Lot of Savings!

Short notice sales are the perfect opportunity to get great deals since the less time they have online, the less bidding competition there will be. This week we have TWO short notice online auctions and both are filled with great items. Here are some of the highlights: Brand New Restaurant Equipment Online Auction in Springfield,… Read more »

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Fuddruckers of Alexandria Online Auction

“This is one of the cleanest kitchens I have EVER seen!” Says Pat of our on site team after helping to inventory the Fuddruckers Restaurant of Alexandria for the online auction. With over 560 items and two full restaurants worth of equipment, we have some really great, clean items that are ready for bidding! This… Read more »

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Great Gifts for Mom at Rasmus.com!

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and if you still have NO idea what to get that special lady then let us give you some ideas! We have something for every type of woman in our online auctions, and here are just a few we think would make great Mother’s Day gifts! For the… Read more »

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Againn DC Resturant Online Auction

If you know someone that has so much liquor that they need a locker built especially for holding alcohol…look no further. The former Againn Restaurant in DC is being taken over by a well known restaurant group and they are completely renovating the space. That means that the restaurant equipment from Againn DC is up… Read more »

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DC Cupcake Bakery Online Auction

This week we have a Bank Ordered Online Auction of a well known DC Cupcake Bakery. This southern style bakery has some great bakery and restaurant equipment for sale in the Shaw neighborhood of DC. Take a look at the cupcake bakery items they have to offer at online auction. Some of the items include a… Read more »

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We’re at CAI!

Some of the Rasmus team is currently at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana for this years Certified Auctioneers Institute as both students and presenters! Chris Rasmus, CEO, is currently presenting on Auction Technology to a class that includes none other than four of his own employees! Chris is giving other auctioneers insider tips and technologies… Read more »

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Want to Work with Us?

We have an opening! We are starting up a Brand Ambassador Internship Program, and are looking for applicants! This is going to be a great opportunity for students looking for a flexible, paid internship to gain experience in the workforce! If you know anyone in the DC area that is outgoing, responsible, and has good… Read more »

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Saying Goodbye: A History of the Rasmus Juggler Logo

You may or may not have seen the countdown on facebook, but some big changes are coming to rasmus.com and one of them is the reveal of our brand new logo. That means that we will be saying goodbye to our long-time logo, the Rasmus juggler. Ever wondered just why we had that juggler in the… Read more »

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Salon and Spa Equipment

Furnish your entire salon with the items from this previously owned salon equipment online auction! Hairport Salon & Day Spa in Sterling, VA has moved and they are selling 12 stylist stations, an Alpha 2010 Spa Capsule, an Aroma Spa Steam Capsule, manicurist stations, retail displays, salon facial systems, electric massage tables, salon hair color… Read more »

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Internet Only Auction Summit

Rasmus along with the other pioneers in the Internet Only Auction community held the first ever, completely sold out Internet Only Auction Summit otherwise known as #IOAS. Chris Rasmus helped to organize the summit, and presented on several different subjects throughout the conference. You can read more about the conference on the National Auctioneers Association… Read more »

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Dig in to These Tractors, Corvette, Vans Trucks & More at Online Auction!

Tractors, Trucks, Vehicles, Motorcycles, Vans & ATV’s at Online Auction on Rasmus.com! By order of the US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria Division we are selling a New Holland Front Loading Tractor in great running condition, a Kubota Front Loading Tractor that runs well, a 2004 Ford F550 Superduty Truck with… Read more »

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Hotel Hershey’s Circular Dining Room Decor at Online Auction!

The Hotel Hershey in Hershey, PA is a AAA Four Diamond and Mobil Four Star rated Hotel renowned for their gourmet dining and even a chocolate spa. Their historic Circular Dining Room is being remodeled, and they are selling the current restaurant equipment, decor and furnishings at online auction! If you know a wine-o that… Read more »

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2012 In Review!

We thought that 2011 was a great year, and it was! But 2012 has been even better for us here at Rasmus Auctioneers as we continue to grow, shift, and succeed in the rapidly advancing world of online auctions! In 2012, we had over 480 Online Auctions! That is 100 more auctions than last year! We are… Read more »

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It’s Furniture Friday!

Today we have so much office furniture at online auction that we are GIVING it away! There is a beautiful corporate office in Washington, DC with over 300 lots of executive offices and designer office furniture. It closes TODAY at 11:37 so if you one one of these 50 matching cherry desks or some OFS… Read more »

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Montgomery Hospital Used Medical Equipment and More at Online Auction!

The Montgomery Hospital Medical Center in Norristown, PA has closed and we are selling EVERYTHING! That means that there is MUCH more than just used medical equipment for sale. There are generators and fuel tanks, a full service cafeteria and kitchen, and everything from the visitor and patient rooms including flat screen TV’s, sofas chairs… Read more »

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One Day Left to Bid on This Estate Sale Online Auction!

This Estate Sale Online Auction has some incredible items that will make amazing gifts for the holidays! But they are not stocking stuffers! (Unless you have a stocking that can fit a 2007 Winnebago! – But we doubt it!) The owners of this Fredericksburg, VA estate have items that are in pristine condition that are… Read more »

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Bring On the Bling! Precious Jewelry at Online Auction!

If you are ever unsure about what to get a woman for the holidays…precious jewelry is a pretty sure bet! Especially when you don’t have to break the bank to get the perfect piece. Our precious jewelry online auction is closing next week and features an array of beautiful rings and pendants for that special… Read more »

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California Estate Sales and Halloween!

Happy Halloween Everyone! Now that we have all survived the “frankenstorm” here on the east coast, lets turn our attention to the west coast for a minute where we have two great estate sales in California coming up! First, we have an estate located in Rancho Santa Fe that is filled to the brim with… Read more »

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Marrakesh Online Auction – As Authentic as it Gets!

There are less two hours left to inspect the items at the famous Marrakesh Restaurant located at 617 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001! Marrakesh’s original location in DC has closed and we are selling EVERYTHING at online auction. Many of the items were brought over directly from Morocco by the owners and are… Read more »

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Rasmus Goes Live for the Fairfax County Real Estate Auction!

Yes, you heard right! Chris Rasmus will once again be hitting the auction block to auction off seven properties in Fairfax County, Virginia. If you have only been with us since we went to our online-only model, you are in for a treat! Last week, Scott Wright, our on-site sales director auctioned off ten properties… Read more »

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High End Fitness Equipment at Online Auction

Summer might be over, but it is always good to get in shape! Now is the time to buy fitness equipment at online auction to get the best prices possible! This fitness equipment is high end and we have everything that you need to either update a gym that you currently own or to add… Read more »

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Beautiful Bass Boat at Online Auction!

Take a Look at This BEAUTIFUL 2007 Stratos 200XL 20ft Boat at Online Auction! By order of the U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia we are selling this 2007 Stratos 200XL Bass Boat at Online Auction! This boat features a Yamaha 225 HP VMax HPDI outboard motor and high pressure direct… Read more »

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11 Cars at Online Auction!

This week we have an entire FLEET of vehicles at online auction perfect for your landscaping, construction, plumbing, heating and air, or any other company that travels and needs high quality, durable, efficient, and well equipped vehicles. AC Dualco, Inc. is selling off the remaining vehicles in their fleet. All of the vehicles have been… Read more »

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Calling All Caterers!

There is still time this wedding season to get great quality catering and event planning equipment at online auction! An event planner is downsizing their catering operation and we are liquidating over 600 items of their catering and restaurant equipment at online auction! Take a look! Inspect the items for this auction in Blue Ridge… Read more »

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Seven Online Auctions Closing Friday!

If you are looking to take a break from the grind on Friday, Rasmus.com is the place to be! We have SEVEN different auctions closing Friday, July 27th. Yep, SEVEN. Here are some highlights from the online auctions closing this Friday. We will go in the order in which they will begin to close. 11:07… Read more »

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What is AssetBridge?

You may be wondering what the term “AssetBridge” that you have seen in auction descriptions means. Well, the secret is out! Basically, AssetBridge is a network of auctioneers that are all working together to reach more buyers and attain more sellers across the country by combining their selling platforms. Chris Rasmus, CEO of Rasmus Auctioneers… Read more »

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Picasso, Dali, Van Gogh Oh My!

We are bringing the investment piece art auction online. Buy fine art from artists like Picasso, Dali, Matisse, Van Gogh, Dali & more at online auction! For this blog post, we will let the artwork speak for itself! Click HERE to start bidding on this fine art online auction! Preview this Online Auction TOMORROW from… Read more »

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Restaurant Equipment That is Ready To Go!

Buying high quality restaurant equipment at online auction could not get easier! The brick oven pizza online auction features three beautiful pizza ovens as well as an espresso machine, pizza prep stations, ranges, ice machines, meat slicers, outdoor heaters, dining furniture, and even stainless steel refrigerators! No de-installing, disconnecting, or hauling up and down multiple… Read more »

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It’s Time to Party!

Add something especially exciting to your upcoming summer get together with our party rental online auction! Your kids will absolutely love you if you are one of the lucky bidders who wins a blowup football bungee game , moonbounce and slide combo , either a castle or funhouse moonbounce, or even a 25ft long tunnel… Read more »

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We Can Help You Get Fit For Summer!

Summer is fast approaching and if you need a little work on your bathing suit body before you hit the beach our online auctions can help! Gym memberships are expensive, and with your busy life, who even has time to go to the gym? Wouldn’t it be great to have all the the gym equipment… Read more »

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Your Wish Has Been Granite!

Take a look at our auction that closes TOMORROW filled with over 200 lots of granite and manufactured quartz slabs! Love the look of granite counter tops, but they are just out of your price range? Not anymore! You are not going to get a better deal on granite slabs than you will in this… Read more »

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Rasmus Brings Storage Wars to You!

Love the show “Storage Wars” but HATE the idea of standing in the heat for hours to buy a storage unit that might have something of value in it? We have the answer! Rasmus is selling the contents of storage units at online auction! That means you can bid on storage units from home and… Read more »

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3 Ways to Win at Online Auction

Here are 3 Tips for Winning What you Want at Online Auction 1. Maxbid Rasmus.com has a great feature called the maxbid. The maxbid is the column next to your actual bid where you can place the maximum amount that you are willing to bid up to for a particular item. When you place a… Read more »

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Want a New Computer?

Rasmus has OVER 158 computers for sale at online auction on our site right now! Now is the time to bid your price on technology at rasmus.com! We currently have five online auctions that are predominately technology equipment in addition to items in other auctions such as restaurants and estates. We have every type of… Read more »

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How to Redecorate This Spring on a Budget

If you are looking to design on a dime this spring, look no further than our online auctions! Estate Sales, Designer Home Furnishings and Artwork, The City Club of Washington, and Designer Ceramic and Tile Auctions offer everything you need to spruce up a room or even completely redesign! From our Estate Sale Online Auction… Read more »

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Rasmus Leads the Way in Online Auctions!

Chris Rasmus, our CEO, will be teaching a technology course for the students of the the Certified Auctioneers’ Institute on the campus of Indiana University March 18-22. In his technology seminar, Chris will be sharing our best practices and the technologies that we use to market and manage our online auctions. Chris has been a speaker… Read more »

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Work From Home Like You Mean It!

Tips On Telecommuting Everyone on the administrative side of Rasmus telecommutes. Yep, that means that we do not have an office at all, just a P.O. Box, cell phones and laptops. This model works very well for us as an online-only company, but anyone who works from home knows that it can sometimes be difficult… Read more »

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New Year Resolutions 2012: There’s an App for That!

We all have resolutions for 2012, whether they are to lose weight, get organized, or even just be more productive on a day-to-day basis. Luckily for us, there are FREE apps that can help us with our resolutions in 2012! Here are some of the apps Rasmus will be using: There’s an app for: Organization… Read more »

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Thanks for a Great Year!

As the year comes to a close, we just wanted to thank all of you who have helped us to have a great year in 2011! Highlights from 2011: 380 online only auctions! That’s around 7 auctions a week! 5 asset bridge partners! We are so happy to have our partners Quinn’s, JLR, OLS and… Read more »

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Rasmus’ Favorite Things

The Holidays are fast approaching, and we wanted to share just a few of our favorite things this year. This list includes tools, gadgets, apps and more that we are using and loving! The North Face E-Tip Gloves  There is nothing more frustrating than having to take your glove off every time that you want… Read more »

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Removals to Go Digital

Just Like Our Auctions, Our Removals are About to Go Digital Too… That’s right! Buyers who have been to a removal have undoubtedly signed their name on the line next to each and every one of their items in our removal books. You will still be doing that, but Rasmus is once again moving over to… Read more »

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween from everyone at Rasmus! If you are at the removal today for the Orange Country Medical Center say hi to these guys! (We can’t think of a better place to have a spooky Halloween than an empty hospital!) We can’t wait to see all of our buyers at the removal for the OCMC… Read more »

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History of Rasmus Auctioneers

Part II If you haven’t read the first part of our history yet, click here to catch up! Now that Ron had his hands on some quality products he needed somewhere to put all of it and ended up buying a warehouse. Ron’s daughter Kathleen (who you have probably talked to if you have called… Read more »

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Fun at the Hawk ‘n’ Dove!

  Our team visited the Hawk ‘n’ Dove, the oldest Irish Bar in DC this past Friday to get people excited about the auction that already love the Hawk ‘n’ Dove! Marie, Blake, and Chloe walked around with their handy dandy iPad talking to patrons and letting them know that they could be the proud… Read more »

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The Best Thing I Ever Bought on Rasmus.com…

Tell us! It can be something that you got a great deal on, something that you now realize you can’t live without or even just something interesting! What is the best thing YOU have ever bought at internet only auction at rasmus.com? Leave us a comment and let us know!

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5 Tips for Bidding with Rasmus

1. Make sure you (or someone you like/trust) can remove your items. As soon as a “Terms and Conditions” box stands in our way of signing up for something we want, most of us scroll to the bottom and click the “I agree” button without a second thought. While our terms are quite lengthy, there… Read more »

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Welcome to Our New Joint Venture Partner JLR Auctions!

Tired of having to drive all the way out to an auction house to purchase quality items from estate liquidations? We thought so. Just when you thought that our auctions could not get more diverse, we did it again. Rasmus Auctioneers is proud to announce that we will now be working with JLR Auctions as… Read more »

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History of Rasmus Auctioneers

Part I It all began when the man that “put the R.L. in R.L. Rasmus Auctioneers” Ronald Rasmus, founder of Rasmus Auctioneers and father of present CEO Chris Rasmus, quit his job in the corporate world as the president of a technology company that manufactured switchboards at the exact WRONG time. Just as computers really… Read more »

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Want to receive all of the latest information about what Rasmus has to offer weekly? Sign up for our Newsletter and you can be an insider and learn about all of the great opportunities to buy as soon as we put them online! To sign up for our newsletter, click here! Here is a preview… Read more »

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