Kraupie's Real Estate & Auctioneers & COVID-19
To our Friends and Customers:
As guidance surrounding COVID-19 emerges and evolves, please know that our team at Kraupie’s Real Estate & Auctioneers is committed to the health and well-being of our communities, and we are taking proactive and innovative approaches to help you navigate Real Estate & Auction transactions under these unprecedented circumstances.
Since large gatherings are now restricted, we are utilizing our tools of online marketing and selling combined with other measures to continue to provide you with the exceptional service you have come to expect from our company. If you have further questions about how we are modifying our services to continue to serve you, please check out the resources below, see sale-by-sale updates, or our Real Estate page for questions about listings and showings.
We are ready to continue to serve you during these uncertain times for any of your Real Estate or Auction needs. If you have any questions regarding these procedures, don’t hesitate to call. Thank you for your patience, for putting your trust in us, and for your support of small, local businesses like ours.
The Team at Kraupie’s Real Estate & Auctioneers
We will continue our Auction operations on an event-by-event basis. Please watch each auction page for specific updates regarding that event.
At all auctions, our staff will be implementing preventative measures including sanitizing workstations and common surfaces before and during any checkout or pickup times. We ask that you follow CDC guidelines and remain home if you are experiencing symptoms. We will be happy to work with you to complete any transactions or preview items. Please do not bring non-essential persons to the auction preview, checkout, or pickup. We expect Farm Equipment auction sites will remain open for inspections, but please check daily for updates.
Also, follow us on Facebook as we may provide live streaming preview opportunities for upcoming auctions. Go to www.facebook.com/Kraupie and click the “Like” button.
ONLINE BIDDING: If you will be bidding online for the first time and need assistance, please call us with your questions and we can help set you up with a bidding platform that is best for you. We have always made a great effort to provide you with detailed photographs and condition reports on each item, and we will continue to do so that you can continue to bid with confidence. If you would like additional pictures or information on any item, please email us at email@example.com or call our office at 308-262-1150 and we would be happy to try to accommodate you. If you are unable to bid online, we have options for you as well – just give us a call!
ONLINE ONLY TIMED AUCTIONS
We will be providing alternative options for preview and pickup at our online auctions. You may be asked to schedule a time to come inspect items and/or pickup items at our upcoming Online Only Auctions. We are happy to assist with this. You can call us at our office at 308-262-1150 or you will be able to use a link on each Auction listing to sign up.
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As mentioned above, our staff will be implementing preventative measures including sanitizing common surfaces during preview, checkout, and pickup times.
Our team will continue to assist you with any Real Estate needs you have during this time. We will continue to show properties while taking necessary precautions to protect our buyers and sellers. We provide many digital options for exchanging any necessary paperwork and our team is happy to walk you through these items. If you require any other special arrangements, please let us know by calling our office at 308-262-1150.
https://www.cdc.gov/ - Centers for Disease Control Website - For the latest updates on COVID-19.
http://www.pphd.org/ - Panhandle Public Health District - For local updates and guidelines on COVID-19.
Suggestions from PPHD
People can help protect themselves from COVID-19 and other respiratory infections by:
- Social distancing, staying 6 feet away from others.
- Washing hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water aren’t available, use an alcohol-based sanitizer.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with sick people and stay home if you are sick. Social distancing has been key in reducing spread.
- Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.