About Us

Who Are The Auctioneers?


Blake Ferguson is a licensed Principal Auctioneer and Realtor in Kentucky. A Central Kentucky native, he has over a decade of experience participating in the sale of millions of dollars in real estate, upwards of a billion dollars in horses of all disciplines, some of the most prestigious farms in the area, hundreds of millions of dollars in cars and millions of dollars in personal property and antiques. Blake has worked nationwide for world-renowned auction companies including Fasig-Tipton, Barrett-Jackson, Tattersall’s, Manheim, Adesa, NPA, Keeneland Thoroughbred Racing and Sales, and other public and private sales.

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Stephen Howard

Stephen Howard has vast experience representing buyers and sellers in many facets of the real estate industry in Central Kentucky, including land, farms, commercial, investment property and luxury residential real estate. In addition, he has developed neighborhoods and built homes in many areas throughout the area. Currently, Stephen is serving his second term as president of Building Industry Association of Central Kentucky and as a member of the Economic Development Investment Board for the City of Lexington.



Jeff Fritsch is the owner and operator of Bid Driven Auction Services, LLC. With more than 40 years serving the auction industry, he has acted in various roles selling horses, vehicles, real estate and personal property. Jeff continues to work with some of the most prestigious auction companies throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, including Keeneland Thoroughbred Racing and Sales, Barrett – Jackson Collector Car Auctions and many others. Jeff recently retired from a 44-year career in the airline industry, which allows him to pursue his real passion in the auction world.

Jeff Fritsch
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About The Lane Team

The Lane Team at Keller Williams Bluegrass Realty is comprised of Realtors Blake Ferguson, Kitty Lane, Meredith Lane, Brandon Hedinger, Diane Scott, Ravi Moss, Travis Gabeheart and our marketing and closing coordinator, Hannah Lane. The top producing team has a proven track record of success in marketing and selling property in Central Kentucky with a combined 60+ years of experience.