New Online Option for Auctioneers has signed an agreement with Thomson Carr Auctions that will make the Tennessee-based auctioneer the first partner for the forthcoming auctions site that will operate.

London, United Kingdom, July 11, 2008 --( Two heads are better than one

Faced with challenging market conditions, this Anglo American alliance will collaborate to meet the needs of modern buyers, whose demanding schedules may prevent them from attending the auctions and who require information to be provided quickly and effectively.

To bid or not to bid

The online facility assures potential buyers of the option to avoid the financial and time expense of flying or driving to the auction to bid for an item they may or may not secure. Clients can bid online from their computer via the Thompson Carr website.

The full catalogue of lots and details of upcoming events will be available to browse on the new auctions section of, which can be found at:

Clients need to register before the event and then stay online during the auction until they have reached their highest bid. It is also possible for them to place pre-bids prior to the auction date, just in case they are going to be away from their computer while the auction is in session.

A meeting of minds

A chance encounter at a local charity benefit in 1990 by two auctioneers who had the same vision led to the forming of Thompson Carr & Associates Real Estate & Auctions.

Today, Todd Thompson and Dale Carr are still the principle partners and owners of this ambitious, competitive and cutting edge company, committed to providing their customers with the highest quality service in the southeast of Tennessee.

The companies Auction division specializes in Construction and Marketing of residential developments along with Estate work and Business and Equipment liquidations.

Using the latest media tools, combined with a dedicated, hard working professional team of experienced marketing specialists – including 8 full time Auctioneers, 30 professional Realtors and an expert office management team - Thompson Carr create an instant atmosphere for successful sales and client satisfaction.

Dan Johnson, director of commented: “We’re pleased to be getting our auctions proposition up and running and hope that this will be the first of a number of key partnerships with auctioneers around the world. Auctions give investors the opportunity to snap up bargain stock at a time when deals are very much there to be done and also help bring momentum to a market that will certainly benefit from any increases in activity.”

Notes to editors:

Founded in 1999, is the leading independent property website for international property, with more than 65,000 listings in over 100 countries around the world, marketed on behalf of agents, developers and private owners.

The website address is and the office address is 45 Lafone Street, Shad Thames, London, SE1 2LX

Jaimie Kanwar