Since its formation in 1970, this division of the company has become a highly respected leader in this specialist field, and is built on a sound understanding of all farming operations.

We have been responsible for the sale of farms as going concerns as well as selling both farms and movable assets individually, thereby obtaining the best possible price.

We have fully qualified valuers who conduct detailed valuations compiling all the necessary information for prospective sellers.

We have a portfolio of all sucessful farm auctions done in the past.


Since it’s inception in 1964 Michael James Organisation has been involved in the disposal of a range of aircraft. Michael James himself has been a fully operational pilot for the past 40 years and has extensive experience in this field.

We have been involved in the disposal of a large number of helicopters and fixed wing aircraft to name but a few.

Michael James is a fully qualified aircraft valuer and the company conducts highly detailed aircraft valuation reports containing all necessary logbook information

We have a portfolio of all sucessful aircraft auctions done in the past.


Michael James is a registered member of the Maritime Association of South Africa and has conducted numerous marine auctions throughout the country and abroad.

We specalise in the auctioning of pleasure craft, commercial vessels, tankers, trawlers and fishing vessels.

We are recognized by Lloyds of London who are leaders in the world of maritime insurance


Marketing is one of the key elements in conducting a successful auction and no one markets more aggressively than we do.

Through a comprehensive computerised database, we are able to target potential buyers accurately, ensuring the creation of the optimum bidding environment.

This direct marketing is supported by promotional programs, catalogues, brochures, local and national advertising as well as essential items such as road signs, auction boards and posters.

We also encourage pre-sale viewing days to help "sow the seeds of desire"


Michael James Organisations offers a range of services to liquidators, attorneys, insolvency practitioners and financial institutions in the disposal of their assets.

This division specialises in the disposal of office & household furniture as well as machinery and heavy duty equipment.

We have specialised antique auctions and we take pride in the fact that on these auctions we dispose of highly sought after antiques and collectables.

Our considerable experience over nearly four decades of auctioning property throughout South Africa, makes us one of the most respected auctioneering companies and a leader in this field.

Major banking institutions, government departments and estate agents make use of our services as well as our expertise in compiling advertisements, distributing catalogues and marketing know-how, which in turn has resulted in a very high percentage of successful auctions.

We conduct auctions of residential properties, commercial properties, major developments, luxury homes and apartments, farms and vacant industrial / residential / commericial land.


We have extensive valuations experience.

We are Registered Associated Valuers with the South African Council for Valuers.

We are Certified Members of the South African Institute of Valuers

We are able to provide an excellent service on both immovable properties and movable assets


We conduct monthly vehicle repossession auctions at our premises in Somerset West and Port Elizabeth on behalf of Nedbank Limited and Motor Finance Corporation as well as other finance houses.

Michael James Organisation has fully experienced staff in this field who are able to assist with information and advice on purchasing vehicles.



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