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Absolute Auctions & Realty, Inc. (AAR) from Dutchess County, NY and Haroff Auctions & Realty, Inc. (HAR) from Essex County, NY combined their two experienced real estate companies to specialize in conducting “in rem tax auction properties” for Municipalities across New York State under the name in 1996.

Both AAR and HAR were licensed to sell real estate in New York State since the 1980’s. This partnership brought two large experienced, professional, licensed teams together as one to the benefit of many municipalities across the State. has successfully returned over 22,000 real properties to the tax paying rolls. Qualified bidders competed in our commercially reasonable, totally transparent, professionally run auctions paying a total of $145+ million for these properties.

In 2015, AAR purchased all the shares of stock of HAR and has consolidated operations into the Dutchess County, NY location of 45 South Avenue, Pleasant Valley, NY.

The same professional team of employees and independent contractors that span the state, are ready, willing and able to serve all existing and future clients.

Absolute Auctions & Realty, Inc. owns all the assets pertaining to the real property tax auction body of work and will continue to market under the dba,

Absolute Auctions & Realty, Inc. also specializes in Municipal Surplus Vehicles & Equipment with a strong database of buyers bidding regularly online at