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We offer:
1) Years of Auction Experience
2) Auction Education
3) Networking & Advertising Know-How
4) Outstanding Customer Service from start to finish
5) Certified Estate Auction Specialists



The Heatwole Auction Company is a family-owned business that has been operating in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley since 1939. Dick and Rick Heatwole, your top-notch auctioneers have a combined history of over 55 years in the Auction business.

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Auction Education

When you select an auctioneer, we know you want someone you can trust — someone with the background and knowledge to handle your auction expertly and effortlessly. With Heatwole Auction team, you'll get just that.
  • Dick is a graduate of the Certified Auctioneers Institute
  • Rick is a graduate of Mendenhall Auctioneers School
  • Both Rick and Dick belong to the Virginia Auctioneers Association and National Auctioneers Association (NAA)
  • Dick holds a Virginia Associate Real Estate Brokers License and holds continuing education credits from James Madison University
  • Rick is a Certified Estate Specialist (CES)

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Networking & Advertising

Heatwole Auction Team does what you can't do on your own. We get your items out to the most potential buyers. We do this through our established network and by utilizing our diverse advertising background.

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Customer Service

For most of us, the bottom line is that we want outstanding customer service. And, in a world where that is becoming more and more a thing of the past, Heatwole Auction Team offers you the full-service and friendly, accommodating service that you're looking for. Our service is more than just that on the day of your auction. We manage your auction event from start to finish.



Certified Estate Auction Specialists

Sell the Personal Property and Real Estate at Auction

Whether the contents need to be cleared from a home to prepare for sale and the house sold, a maturing family is moving into a smaller residence and needs to downsize, or the homeowner is going into managed care, Heatwole Auction Service and Certified Estate Specialists removes the hassle, uncertainty, and frustration from the process for you, your client or loved ones by liquidating everything in the house and the house for the greatest return in the least amount of time and expense.


With a minimum of involvement on the part of you, your client or loved one, Heatwole Auctions will take charge of the property and liquidate it where it sits or at our auction facility. The house can be clear and ready for the next step in your strategy in as little as one day. We will organize the contents and market it to its best advantage.  Inventory and appraisal services are also available.

Heatwole Auctions staff is experienced working with Estates, Trusts, and Conservatorships.

As an executor why would you trust just any auction or estate sale company to sell the personal property and the real estate. We are educated and credentialed in the best practices of estate settlements.


Heatwole Auctions is an Internet driven business with a high profile web presence. We will publish hundreds of photos on our web site of the items to be sold. We draw the buyers, we will convert your assets ASAP.

Initial consultation and evaluation is free. Call today for an appointment at 540-433-2929 or Rick Heatwole directly 540-435-9320 mobile.

Heatwole Auction is licensed, bonded, and insured. We take the stress out of your decision in choosing the best qualified and most reputable auction company. Best of all, everything will be sold by the end of the day.

Learn more:
Call Rick or Dick Heatwole for a free assessment 540-433-2929 or email Heatwole Auction at



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