In this podcast episode, Thomas Cox interviews Lou Dempsey, the owner of Dempsey Auction Company. Lou shares insights into the auction business, including his family's history in the industry and the reasons people choose to sell through auctions. They discuss the process of selling properties through auctions, including the importance of transparency and the potential for private sales. Lou also shares personal anecdotes about his experiences at auctions and his journey in the real estate and construction industry. The conversation touches on topics such as economic downturns, the importance of relationships, and their favorite books. The episode concludes with plans for a future get-together and Lou sharing his contact information for those interested in his auction services.