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Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Auctions can seem fast-paced and complicated, especially if you have never been to one. You need to value the items, make bids, make sure you are aware of other bidders, and know close out procedures. Real estate auctions are some of the best ways to purchase real estate for the best price possible, but they can also be confusing to some. The following will go over four common myths about real estate auctions and how they are wrong.

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Many people that go to real estate auctions are looking for a lifelong home, while others are looking for houses to remodel and flip. Buying a home at this type of auction is a great way to save money if you bid correctly and avoid a bidding war. However, many people will start a bidding war in order to make other bidders pay more and help themselves get ahead later in the auction. Having a strategy is the best way to avoid getting into a bidding war at a real estate auction.

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Purchasing a house through an auction can be an exciting process and land you a great deal on a new home. The process moves quickly, so before you start bidding, you should know how a real estate auction works. Make sure you and your agent agree and are clear on the process before the day of the sale. Know what your reserve price is going to be and understand what vendor bids are and their legal implications.

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

There are publicly-held auctions, also known as trustee sales, where you can bid on a foreclosed home. If you are considering the purchase of a foreclosed home at an auction, there are some things you should be aware of before you bid. There are potential pitfalls for you to be on the lookout for to avoid a financial crisis as well. By following these five tips, you can get a good home at a great price.

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

It takes experience to fully understand the melodic chant of an auctioneer. The chant you hear during an auction actually has many names including bid calling, the auction cry, or the cattle rattle. The fast-paced speech can make it hard to understand just what the auctioneer is saying. Experienced bidders get to know this chant and its various parts over time. Although the auction chant can be difficult for newcomers to understand, a few quick tips should set you on the right path.

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

If you are attending a property auction for the first time, there are several tactics and tricks you can use to get a great deal. Following these tips can play to your advantage and help you avoid many of the pitfalls that new bidders experience. Here are four things to look out for at your first property auction.

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Selling your home can be a stressful process. Choosing an asking price, keeping the house ready to show, and negotiating a selling price are just some of the difficult steps in selling a home. Fortunately for those looking to sell their properties, there is another option. Selling your home at auction ensures that you will receive the best price and avoid paying expensive carrying costs. You can sell your home with little effort and within a short period of time if you choose to put it up for auction. Read on to learn more about the benefits you will receive if you choose to sell your home at auction.

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Real estate auctions can provide a great opportunity to purchase a property at an affordable price. Public real estate auctions are usually quite organized and the rules are straightforward. Like any auction, you will set your own budget and bid what you are willing to pay. These auctions are exciting and fast paced. It is best to understand the basics before attending your first real estate auction. The following will give you an idea of what to expect at a real estate auction and the steps you need to take to get a great deal.

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Home buyers should consider real estate auctions as a viable means of purchasing a home. Some may be thinking distressed foreclosures are all they can find at an auction, but private firms typically hold more auctions. These firms auction everything from builder closeouts to homes from individual homeowners that want a quick sale. There are four important things potential buyers should know about real estate auctions before bidding.

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Farmland auctions are different than an average property auction. Many times, land is sold in separate pieces called tracts. When farmland is divided into tracts, each area is auctioned by itself. All of the farmland tracts will be offered as a combined item afterward. Potential land buyers will be able to bid up the individual tracts or a combined lot in the same auction.