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Carolina Auction Team, Inc. was originally established as Carolina Auction and Land Company, Inc., in 1971 in Orangeburg, South Carolina by the late Colonel J.L. Pinckney (1935-1986).

J.L. Pinckney was a member of the South Carolina Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame, a Charter Class Graduate of the Certified Auctioneers Education Institute and the founding Chairman of the South Carolina Auctioneers Commission.  Together with his brother, the late Colonel Carroll Pinckney (1940-2008), he organized, promoted and conducted hundreds of auction events, selling real estate, farm machinery, heavy equipment and a wide assortment of personal property.

The current President and CEO of Carolina Auction Team, Inc., James R. (Jim) Smith, REALTOR, GRI, CRB, CAI, AARE, was affiliated in the auction profession with J.L. and Carroll Pinckney since the mid 1970’s.

In the mid 1980’s, the firm assumed its present name of Carolina Auction Team, Inc., reflecting the inclusion of additional formally trained, experienced, skilled auction marketing executives and affirming the team work approach applied to every auction marketing event today.

During our four plus decades of auction marketing experience, we’ve conducted hundreds of successful real estate auction events across the South East, selling real estate in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Virginia and Alabama.

Auction transactions have ranged from 1 individual property to 341 properties in a single auction event, as we’ve worked on site and off site with sale attendance by thousands of bidders from many states in America.

Today’s Carolina Auction Team operates on a market driven, results oriented approach and has achieved successful results with real estate auctions of a wide assortment or properties, sale after sale after sale, for over four decades.

We enjoy a nationally recognized reputation as a leader and innovator in the art of selling real estate at auction, award winning advertising and promotion, the resources to underwrite any size auction marketing event and the best trained personnel in the industry.

Our four decades of experience spans local, regional and national auction marketing events.  We’ve successfully sold at auction hundreds of single family houses and condos, waterfront properties, thousands of subdivision lots and tracts, many thousands of acres of land, vacant commercial sites, complete industrial facilities, office buildings, resort operations, farm land, timber land, plantations, office warehouse complexes, multi-family sites and properties, numerous trophy properties and a wide variety of related personal assets, including farm machinery, equipment, antiques and collectibles.

When you are ready to sell, when time is important and the sale price matters, you can use the power of the auction process and one of America’s most successful real estate auction marketing teams for an immediate sale at the highest current market price by calling on the expertise of today’s Carolina Auction Team

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Spartanburg, SC 29305
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