Annual Conference 2019 – Tim Bos

Timothy G. Bos CES, I.S.A
Bos Auctions & Appraisal Services LLC
Jackson, MI

Tim’s love for antiques, the auction industry and working with his clients drives him to be the successful auctioneer and leader that he is today. Tim is a 1987 Graduate of Reppert School of Auctioneering. The following year, he and Bonnie Kennedy established the Jackson Antique Mall in an 1860’s historic building in the central business district in downtown Jackson. They currently house 40 plus dealers showcasing their wares and are open seven days a week. Tim’s company, Bos Auctions & Appraisal Services specializes in antiques, estates, trusts, farm, divorce dissolutions, household liquidations, consignments, insurance claims, benefits and appraisals. He works closely with attorneys, trust departments and C.P.A.’s managing, creating and settling estates. He has a lifetime love and appreciation for fine antiques and collectibles.

Tim continues to strive to maintain the highest ethical standards in the Appraisal, Antiques, Real Estate & Auction Businesses. He continues to upgrade his services through education, networking with peers & studying daily to grow with the ever changing technology and demands of the fields. Tim spent many years serving the MAA as a board member and is a past president of the Michigan Auctioneers Association.

Nobody wants your Parents Stuff – how to still make money selling it at auction
There have been several articles lately about how nobody wants your parents stuff. In this age of buying furniture in a box and shipping direct to your door, the younger generations generally aren’t buying. And if you think your kids want your stuff, you’re in for an unpleasant surprise! So what do you do with it? Tim Bos has made a niche market in finding ways to still make money in this part of the industry. Antiques and collectibles can still be a lucrative business. Sit in on this high energy session to find out how to still be able to service your clients when you find a house full of antiques and collectibles.