About James May of May & Associates, LLC
After graduating from Missouri Auction School James worked with various auction companies as an auctioneer/ringman. In 1992 while working with an auction company that sold real estate, James completed Mississippi Realtor Institute MRI I and MRI II and received his real estate sales license. James also has five years experience as Manager of Mississippi’s only monthly consignment equipment auction handling all aspect of the auction from consignments to paying the sellers. James completed MRI III and MRI IV and received his broker’s license in 1999. James founded May And Associates, Auction and Realty now May And Associates, LLC on the principle of providing our Sellers with the best service available.
ACCREDITED AUCTIONEER REAL ESTATE (AARE)
James has gone the extra mile by earning the Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate (AARE) designation. The AARE designation is awarded by the National Auctioneers Education Institute. All members who hold the AARE designation must successfully complete three two-day courses, pass comprehensive exams on marketing real estate at auction and real estate financing, submit and auction summary report on a real estate auction and show proof of conducting a minimum of 10 real estate auctions.
Maintaining the designation requires adherence to NAA bylaws, standard of practice and code of ethics as well as earning a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education every three years. Less than 1%of Auctioneers throughout North America hold the AARE designation.