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Auction.com to Host Online Charity Auction of Luxury Playhouses
Online platform to deliver wider pool of global bidders to annual Project Playhouse® fundraiser
HomeAid OC will auction four luxury playhouses, which are designed and built by local builders and volunteers, during its annual Project Playhouse Doorways for Hope Gala on Oct. 5 at the Balboa Bay Club. All proceeds will help the organization continue its work in providing shelter for Orange County’s homeless community.
Auction.com will simultaneously host online bidding – complete with photos and descriptions of each playhouse – at http://www.auction.com/
The online bidding will follow a similar format to typical Auction.com luxury home auctions. Bidders, many of whom are the same luxury buyers already familiar with the Auction.com process, will compete in a completely transparent process. They will bid against other online participants, as well as those attending the live event at the Balboa Bay Club.
“The Auction.com process and platform have sold many multi-million-
Project Playhouse is an annual event that has raised $6.3 million over the last 20 years. Proceeds have helped HomeAid OC complete 49 housing developments, adding over 1,000 beds, which were gifted to 25 service providers who provide aid and shelter to homeless men, women and children.
Established in 1990, Auction.com has pioneered modern real estate auctions and created the nation’s leading online real estate marketplace. It has established a dominant position in its industry by selling more than $12 billion in real estate assets at auction since 2007. Additional services include residential loss mitigation and title agency and escrow/closing services. Primary clients are residential and commercial mortgage lenders, servicers and home builders. Auction.com’
About HomeAid Orange County:
HomeAid Orange County is the founding chapter of a national non-profit organization with the mission to build dignified housing where homeless families and individuals can rebuild their lives. Founded in 1989 by the Orange County Chapter of the Building Industry Association of Southern California, HomeAid acts as the housing developer and liaison between service providers, community volunteers, builders and specialty contractors. To date, the organization has completed 49 housing developments that serve victims of domestic violence, pregnant homeless women, and abused and abandoned children. Developments range from small renovations to multi-million dollar projects located throughout Orange County. For more information, please visit http://www.homeaidoc.org.