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2013 October 18

The Mill Centre in Hampden Privately Sells For $4,400,000

Mixed Use Office Building Known as "The Mill Centre" Containing Approx. 80,000 SF Conveniently Located in Hampden **$374,309 Net Operating Income**

History:

The Mill Centre is the development of a 100-...

2013 April 20

$275,000 to $625,000: The Anatomy of a DC Property Auction

An Urban Turf Article about an auction we conducted in the Ledroit Park neighborhood of Washington, DC.

http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/shell_in_ledroit_park_auctioned_for_625000/6954

2013 April 20

Washington DC "Ledroit Park" Auction Video

http://www.popville.com/2013/04/ever-wonder-about-these-real-estate-auctions-check-out-video-of-one-in-ledroit-park/

If you have never been to one of our real estate auctions check out the You Tube Videos...

2012 May 10

Housing Bottom? Fannie Mae Won't Seek Tax Dollars

Evidence is mounting that U.S. home prices are finally hitting bottom, and now comes the best news yet: Fannie Mae says that for the first time since 2008, it won’t need money from the Treasury Department...

2011 May 19

In Hampden, an auction for land that wasn't actually a park

Alex Cooper Auctioneers, Inc. successfully auctioned off an unimproved piece of land in Hampden.  Take a look at the auction from the perspective of a local in the neighborhood. 

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2010 September 28

Former Congress Hotel sold for $2.35 Million

Another interesting auction with competitive bidding. Its great to have bidders in today's marketplace.

Congress Hotel: Landmark Baltimore building restored to apartments goes to auction - baltimoresun...

2010 September 23

Baltimore Landmark Congress Hotel to be Auctioned

Another interesting upcoming sale in Baltimore. Definitely a landmark for those who know Baltimore history.

» Baltimore landmark Congress Hotel to be auctioned

2010 September 23

Foreclosure Auction Bidding Process

This is a video showing the bidding process at the Towson Commons sale.

2010 September 21

Towson Commons Sold to Mystery Bidder

Who was that mystery bidder?

Towson Commons sold to mystery bidder

2010 August 30

Former Boscov's Stores Head to Auction

Jamie Smith Hopkins of the Baltimore Sun quotes Paul Cooper in his coverage of our upcoming September 21 sale of three former Boscov's stoers

Boscov's: Three former Boscov's stores at Baltimore-area malls...

2010 July 20

82,000 sq. ft. building sold today!

We had a successful sale today of am 82,800 sq. ft building.

Hollander 95 fetches $7.3M at foreclosure auction - Baltimore Business Journal

2010 June 17

Bethesda Theatre Sale

At the end of June, we are offering for sale the Bethesda Theatre which is a 700 seat Community Theatre which hosts plays and group functions.

 

2010 April 18

Half-empty Shops at Georgetown Park headed to auction next month

This major foreclosure auction, Shops at Georgetown Park, will be held on May 5 at our DC office.

The Washington Post: Half-empty Shops at Georgetown Park headed to auction next month

2010 March 28

More Q&A with Paul Cooper

Here is a more detailed Q & A that did not fit into the print edition.

The Real Estate Wonk: Q&A: Paul Cooper, auctioneer - Reporter Jamie Smith Hopkins on buying, selling

2010 March 28

Q&A with Paul Cooper on Current Real Estate Market

Paul Cooper of Alex Cooper gave his opinion to the Sunpapers about the current real estate market.

 Q & A: Paul Cooper, Alex Cooper Auctioneers - baltimoresun.com

2010 February 27

Auction Brings Intaction...

Although the caption is really not what I would have chosen, the article is accurate. The property will be reoffered in a month now that we have access to it for purposes of providing more extensive marketing...

2010 February 27

Business Park Up For Auction

This article regards an upcoming auction sale.

Hollander business park up for auction - baltimoresun.com

2009 October 23

High End Properties

The high end properties are defintely the most challenging sector in the real estate marketplace. But as this article illustrates, this is where the bargins will be found.

Seeking Real Estate Bargains?...

2009 August 22

A Photography Lesson for Home Sellers

I am amused about poor quality home pictures posted on the Internet. This is your best chance to make a good impression. There is no point in turning someone off before they come in the front door. Better...

2009 August 14

Uphill battle for the housing market

Nationally, the housing market is still facing an uphill battle for recovery with high levels of unemployment, household debt and foreclosures. Housing prices are at 2003 levels. A combination of unemployment...

2009 August 9

Are you a first time home buyer?

The Wall Street Journal wrote an interesting story for first time home buyers.

Rookie Home Buyer Mistakes - WSJ.com

2009 July 29

Housing market reached it's bottom?

 The New York Times article indicates that the housing market has reached it's bottom...

 Recovery Signs in Housing Market Stir Some Hope

2009 July 22

Watergate Hotel gets no bids at auction

CNN reports on yesterday's Watergate auction with commentary from our own Paul Cooper

 

The Watergate Hotel, part of a complex that became synonymous with President Richard Nixon's downfall...

2009 July 21

MSNBC footage covering Watergate Hotel auction

MSNBC footage covering today's Watergate Hotel auction - the video has actual footage of the auction showing a bunch of us who came along for the sale!

Watch here!

2009 July 20

London Telegraph Quoting Paul Cooper about Watergate Hotel

London Telegraph's article quoting Paul Cooper!

The Watergate Hotel, made famous for its role in Richard Nixon's downfall, will be sold at auction later today.

The Telegraph:Watergate Hotel to be sold...

2009 July 20

Washington Post- Watergate Hotel

Washington Post FRONT PAGE article with commentary from Paul Cooper of Alex Cooper Auctioneers about the Watergate Hotel!

The Washington Post: Wizened Watergate Awaits Highest Bidder at Auction Tuesday...

2009 July 20

News of Alex Cooper Auctioneers and the Watergate Hotel made it all the way to Romania and Slovakia!

Both of these websites wrote news about Alex Cooper Auctioneers and The Watergate Hotel! Can anyone translate?

Hotelul Watergate va fi scos la licitaĊ£ie

Watergate Hotel ponúknu na aukcii

 

 

2009 July 16

The Watergate Sale!

The Watergate Hotel, which was made famous by a political scandal involving President Nixon, is expected to be on the auction block next week.

 Watergate Hotel could be auctioned off next week- USATODAY...

2009 July 14

Home up for auction in Reisterstown, MD

Beautiful 4 Bedroom, 3 1/2 Bath 2 story Colonial home.

OPEN HOUSES: Saturday, July 25th - 12:00-2:00 pm
Saturday, August 1st - 12:00-2:00 pm

Click here to view pictures of 5600 Mount Gilead Rd, 21136...


2009 July 14

Home coming up for auction!

Home in Pikesville, MD coming up for auction - it is a partially renovated blank slate for the new owner to decorate!

Upcoming Auction-3501 Englemead Road, 21208

2009 July 13

Senator Theatre

We are all so excited about the July 22 auction of the SENATOR THEATRE!
“We are honored that the City of Baltimore has selected Alex Cooper Auctioneers to manage the auction of the iconic Senator Theatre...

2009 July 11

Overland Park hosts international auctioneer confrence

According to this article on the upcoming International Auctioneers Conference, the live auction industry sold $268.4 Billion in goods and services in the US alone in 2008!

Overland Park hosts international...

2009 July 8

Sharp Rise in Auctions

Real Estate Auctions are catching on in New Zealand; Kiwis wish to "see quick action" when it comes to selling their homes

Sharp Rise in auctions-industries-business

Industry News, Financial News in...