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Gary Realty and Auction specializes in estate, antique and real estate auctions as well as bankruptcy and business liquidations in the middle Tennessee area.

Unlike many real estate companies, Gary Realty and Auction is devoted solely to the auction profession.

James Gary is the owner of Gary Realty and Auction. He started the business when his father’s business, Spring Hill Auction Barn was still in business. Ben and his wife Burnetta operated the Spring Hill Auction Barn from 1966 until 2012. Ben’s auctioneer license number is 27.

James started working with his father at auctions at the age of six and became licensed at the age of 18, the minimum age limit allowed by the state of Tennessee. He gained his real estate broker license in 1988. James has served has president and member of the board of directors of the Tennessee Auctioneers Association. James is currently serving as Secretary of the Auction Profession Foundation of Tennessee which is an organization devoted to the promotion of the auction profession. James is also currently involved in the National Association of Auctioneers and the Middle Tennessee Auctioneers Group. James was inducted into the Tennessee Auctioneers’ Hall of Fame in 2001.

Several of Gary Realty and Auction employees have been working with them for 20 plus years.